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Cover for Landscape.

The geographical concept of landscape is discussed, as well as its role in tourism. The basic elements and sensorial components of landscape are also outlined.

Author(s)
Lohmann, G.; Panosso Netto, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647159)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

This chapter focuses on the problems that arise during the preparation and planting of landscape sites and their solutions, which rests upon the creativity of the designer combined with the craftsmanship of the contractor. The importance of the selection and quality of the plant material, the site...

Author(s)
Thoday, P. R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646183)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for New green space interventions - green walls, green roofs and rain gardens.

This chapter explores focuses on green walls, green roofs and rain gardens and highlights their roles, functions, design and management.

Author(s)
Cameron, R. W. F.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641386)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Background to the plants we use.

This chapter focuses on the importance of taxonomy and nomenclature of plants in designing and maintaining plantings because closely related plants tend to require similar conditions and respond similarly to husbandry inputs.

Author(s)
Thoday, P. R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646183)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Environmental horticulture: science and management of green landscapes.

This book contains 11 chapters focusing on the benefits and impacts, conservation of biodiversity, associated issues and future of environmental horticulture. The importance of green spaces, urban horticulture and indoor and outdoor landscaping on human well-being are also discussed.

Author(s)
Cameron, R. W. F.; Hitchmough, J. D.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641386)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Environmental horticulture and conservation of biodiversity.

This chapter focuses on the urban environment, where horticultural land management (for non-food purposes) is most prevalent, and where the pressures on wildlife are particularly challenging, through the loss and fragmentation of green space.

Author(s)
Cameron, R. W. F.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641386)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Landscape trees, shrubs and woody climbing plants.

This chapter focuses on the difference between trees and shrubs, the roles of trees, shrubs and climbing plants in the landscape, different methods of woody plant propagation, constraints on plant viability/quality during production and establishment and advantages and disadvantages of using...

Author(s)
Cameron, R. W. F.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641386)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Herbaceous plants and geophytes.

This chapter focuses on the distinguishing features of both herbaceous plants and geophytes, different spatial arrangements used to plant herbaceous specimens in contemporary landscapes, the importance of factors that contribute to plant robustness or resilience when selecting herbaceous and...

Author(s)
Hitchmough, J. D.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641386)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Bedding and annual flowering plants.

This chapter focuses on bedding plants, their use in landscaping, biomes/environmental conditions that have promoted the evolution of colourful flowering annuals and the poor reputation of bedding plants in terms of environmental sustainability. The importance of plug technology, the importance of...

Author(s)
Cameron, R. W. F.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641386)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Interior landscapes.

This chapter focuses on the locations where house plants are used, reasons why many businesses invest in interior landscapes (plantscapes) and differences and challenges in the design and management of an interior planted landscape to an exterior one. The interactions of interior plants with...

Author(s)
Cameron, R. W. F.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641386)
Type
Book chapter

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