Trees And Shrubs In Warm Places eBook
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Trees And Shrubs In Warm Places eBook
The culmination of over 15 years of work, this definitive guide to plants grown in warm environments including tropical and sub-tropical climes or more domestic greenhouses and courtyards. Over 300 full colour photos complete this reference book.
Trees And Shrubs In Warm Places
by John Mason
Trees & Shrubs in Warm Places eBook course online. Never before published! This ebook is a major reference work, 15 years in preparation, containing around 300 colour photos! It is a comprehensive guide to plants grown in any type of warm place – tropical, sub-tropical, greenhouses, and court yards that have become heat traps in temperate places.
This e-book was written as a guide for anyone wanting to extend their knowledge of plants grown in any type of warm place – tropical, sub-tropical, greenhouses, and court yards that have become heat traps in temperate places.
The heat, and humidity in moister areas, encourages diversity of plant life. With the right approach, and careful selection of plants, a hot place can be turned into a very livable garden. Plants in fact can help modify the temperature in a hot place. Large plants not only shade the ground below keeping it cooler; but will keep the temperature lower by not trapping and radiating heat in the same way as other surfaces, such as rock, paving, metal or glass. Plants also lower temperatures in their immediate vicinity through the release of water vapour from their foliage during photosynthesis.
About the Author:
John L. Mason Dip.Hort.Sc., Sup'n Cert., FIOH, FPLA, MAIH, MACHPER, MASA
Mr Mason has had over 35 years experience in the fields of Horticulture, Recreation, Education and Journalism. He has extensive experience both as a public servant, and as a small business owner. John has held positions ranging from Director of Parks and Recreation (City of Essendon) to magazine editor.
John is a well respected member of many professional associations, and author of over thirty five books and of over two thousand magazine articles. Even today, John continues to write books for various publishers including Simon and Shuster, and Landlinks Press (CSIRO Publishing).
Chapter 1: Introduction
What causes an area to be warm?; Common hot garden areas
Chapter 2 : Cultivation of trees and shrubs in warm places
Spacing plants; Soils; Mulches; Fertilizers; Planting; Water and the garden; When to water; A guide to pests and diseases of plants; Preventative medicine in the garden; Pest problems on plants; Fungal diseases on plants; Weeds in the garden; Mulch; Growing plants in containers
Chapter 3 : Warm Gardening in Special Situations
Greenhouses and shadehouses; Greenhouse contruction materials; Shadehouses; Pergolas; Gardening on balconies and courtyards; How to grow plants on balconies; Hot dry areas; Hints for dry sandy soils; Humid tropics; Coastal areas; Windy areas
Chapter 4: Trees for Warm Places
Acacia; Acmena (Syn Eugenia); Agathis; Agonis; Albizia (Sometimes Spelt Albizzia); Allocasuarina (Allocasuarina Was Previously Part Of The Genus Casuarina); Aleurites; Alphitonia; Adansonia; Angophora; Araucaria; Argyrodendron (Syn. Heritiera); Artocarpus; Azadirachta; Averrhoa; Backhousia; Banskia; Barklya; Barringtonia; Bauhinia; Bixa; Bombax; Brachychiton; Buckinghamia; Caesalpinia; Callitris; Cananga; Cassia; Castanospermum; Casuarina; Ceratopetalum; Ceiba; Cercis; Chorisia; Chrysophyllum; Cinnamomum; Citrus; Colvillea; Couroupita; Crescentia; Cupaniopsis; Davidsonia; Delonix; Diploglottis; Dysoxylum; Elaeocarpus; Erythrina; Eucalyptus; Fagraea; Ficus; Flindersia; Fraxinus; Geijera; Grevillea; Harpullia; Hicksbeachia; Hymenosporum; Jacaranda; Khaya; Kigelia; Lagerstroemia; Cultivated Varieties Of Lagerstroemia Indica; Litchi; Lophostemon; Macadamia; Mangifera; Manilkara; Melaleuca; Melia; Melicope (Syn. Euodia); Microcitrus; Metrosideros; Mimusops; Mischocarpus; Moringa; Myristica; Nuytsia; Nolina (Syn. Beaucarnea); Olea; Omalanthus (Syn.Homalanthus); Owenia; Pachira; Pandanus; Peltophorum; Persea; Pimenta; Pithecellobium (Syn. Ignea); Pittosporum; Plumeria; Polyalthia; Pterospermum; Pullea; Robinia; Samanea; Sambucus; Santalum; Schefflera (Syn. Brassaia); Schinus; Schizolobium; Schotia; Spathodea; Stenocarpus; Sterculia; Genus: Syncarpia (Syn. Choricarpia); (Note: Classification is sometimes confused with some, but not all, botanists placing one or more syncarpia species under the name choricarpia); Syzygium; Tabebuia (Syn Tecoma); Tamarix; Tectona; Terminalia;Theobroma; Tristaniopsis; Waterhousia; Xanthostemon; Xylomelum
Chapter 5: Shrubs for Warm Places
Acalypha; Adenium; Allamanda; Alternanthera; Aphelandra; Aralia; Ardisia; Aucuba; Bauhinia; Barleria; Bouvardia; Breynia; Brugmansia; Brunfelsia; Buddleia; Caesalpinia; Calliandra; Callicarpa; Callistemon; Camellia; Capparis; Carissa; Carphalea; Cassia; Cestrum; Clerodendrum; Codiaeum; Coffea; Coleus; Combretum; Cordyline; Crossandra; Cuphea; Datura; Dichorisandra; Dipladenia (Syn Mandevillea); Dracaena ; Duranta; Eranthemum; Eremophila; Ervatamia (Syn. Tabernaemontana); Eugenia; Euodia; Euphorbia; Eupatorium; Euryops; Evodiella; Fatsia; Feijoa; Franklinia (Syn. Gordonia); Furcraea; Galphimia; Gardenia; Gmelina; Graptophyllum; Grevillea; Grewia; Greyia; Hibiscus; Holmskioldia; Hypericum; Impatiens; Indigofera; Ipomoea; Iresine; Ixora; Jasminum; Jatropha; Justica; Kopsia; Lantana; Lawsonia; Leea; Leptospermum; Lobelia; Lonicera; Mackinlaya; Malphighia; Malvaviscus; Manihot; Medinilla; Megaskepasma; Melastoma; Michelia; Miconia; Montanoa; Morinda; Murraya; Mussaenda; Myoporum; Nandina; Nerium; Ochna; Odontonema; Orthosiphon; Osbeckia; Otacanthus; Pachystachys (Syn. Jacobinia); Pavetta; Pedilanthus; Pentas; Phaleria; Phyllanthus; Plumbago; Polyscias; Protea; Pseuderanthemum; Psidium; Punica; Raphiolepis; Reinwardtia; Rhododendron; Rondeletia; Rosa; Ruellia; Russelia; Solanum; Stachytarpheta; Strobilanthes; Syzygium - See Trees; Tecoma; Tecomaria; Tetrapanax; Thevetia; Thunbergia; Tibouchina; Turnera; Viburnum; Vitex; Westringia
Chapter 6: Trees and shrubs for specific purposes
Plants suited to wet soil gardens; Windbreaks; Plants for hedges, windbreaks and screens; Lime loving plants
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