Books / Livres

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Grains de vie

Françoise Brenckmann
Arthaud
1997

Aldo Colombo vous guidera, de façon claire et pédagogique, dans l'apprentissage de l'ensemencement, étape par étape: comment choisir les graines, quand et comment opérer, quelle partie de la plante prélever, quel mélange terreux préparer pour l'enracinement, quels soins apporter aux semis...

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Semis

Daniel Brochard
Hachette Pratique
2006

Graines, fruits, noyaux, pépins: cet ouvrage présente 330 espèces de plantes appartenant à 58 familles, utilisées dans les traditions humaines pour la confection de bijoux ou d'objets artistiques.

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Réussir ses semis comme un pro!

Aldo Colombo
De Vecchi
2009

Cette treizième édition, 2014, présente, tout d’abord, 227 pages d’articles sur la biodiversité alimentaire, l’agro-écologie, l’apiculture alternative et des autres sujets. Ensuite, sur 621 pages, un manuel de production de semences pour le jardin familial avec des informations très détaillées permettant aux jardiniers de produire leurs propres semences.

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Des graines et des hommes

Romain Dufayard
Sang de la Terre
2010

This is the classic handbook for alpine and rock-gardening enthusiasts. It provides the basic information needed to use alpine seed lists, with habit and hardiness indicators, data on plant size, flower colour and area of origin, and references to more extensive descriptive, cultural and landscaping information.

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Semences de Kokopelli

Dominique Guillet
Ed. Kokopelli
2014

Artist Rob Kesseler and seed morphologist Wolfgang Stuppy of the Millennium Seed Bank at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, present a natural history of seeds, illustrated with close-up photographs and scanning electron micrographs. This book will be of interest to anyone fascinated by the natural world and the development of biological structures as well as artists and designers.

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The Bernard E. Harkness Seedlist Handbook

Mabel G. Harkness
Timber Press
1993

Un ouvrage destiné aux ceux qui souhaitent faire pousser non plus seulement des plantes ou des légumes, mais aussi des arbustes, des bulbes et des arbres, à partir de graines. Tout ce qu'il faut savoir avant de faire des semis et, pour chaque groupe de plantes, des conseils détaillés et le suivi nécessaire.

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Seeds

Rob Kesseler and Wolfgang Stuppy
Earth Aware Editions
2006

Étonnantes graines s'adresse à tous ceux qui souhaitent aborder la botanique sous l'angle de l'anthropologie. Livre d'ethnobiologie, riche en anecdotes, centré sur les graines non alimentaires, en particulier des pays tropicaux et des régions ultramarines.

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Semis magiques

Andrew Mikolajski
Marabout
2007

Répertorie des méthodes simples et fiables pour multiplier toutes les familles de plantes, depuis les arbres, les vivaces, les cactées, jusqu'aux légumes. L'approche se fait plante par plante et étape par étape, avec de nombreux dessins et photographies, en indiquant les meilleures techniques de multiplication.

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Étonnantes graines

Nathalie Nathalie Vidal
Orphie
2011


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Le Palmier pas à pas

Pierre-Olivier Albano
Edisud
2004

This fascinating book covers many subjects including travel, history, botany, economics, the inevitable recipes and of course, oranges and lemons.

"The book I pressed on friends more than any other this year."
Tom Stoppard, The Times Literary Supplement

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Les orchidées en Camargue

Stéphan Arnassant et Francis Dabonneville
Zerynthia
2006

Cathy Bernabé explique la culture des sauges, donne de nombreux conseils pour les multiplier, faire de belles potées et décrit ensuite 200 espèces et variétés.

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The Land Where Lemons Grow

Helena Attlee
Particular Books
2014

A field guide to the flowers, fruit trees, grasses and ferns found in the countries bordering the Mediterranean. Over 2500 plant species are described. Introductory chapters cover the ecology and climate of the region.

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Le Monde des Sauges

Cathy Bernabé
Editions du Rouergue
2004

The fifth edition of this comprehensive guide to plants and flowers, compiled by experts at the RHS. Over 8,000 plants are included with guidance on cultivation, pruning and care, plus a plant selector section for a wide variety of situations and conditions.

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Wild Flowers of the Mediterranean

Marjorie Blamey and Christopher Grey-Wilson
A&C Black
2004

Ce livre est un panorama sur les connaissances des espèces sauvages du genre Rosa, à l'origine de toutes les roses horticoles. Cette géographie botanique nous donne une nomenclature descriptive de plus de 140 espèces sauvages. Une méthode de reconnaissance ouvre au lecteur les voies de sa propre recherche.

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The RHS Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers

Editor in Chief Christopher Brickell
Dorling Kindersley
2010

Betsy Clebsch lists around 150 garden-worthy species with botanical descriptions and information on habit, blooming times and recommended companion plants. In her pursuit of different varieties she has explored the wild to collect plant material and seeds to grow in her California garden.

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Les Roses sauvages

Christian Catoire et Eléonore Cruse
E&C Communications
2001

Un portrait photographique des fleurs de Provence et du Languedoc, précédé d'un texte de présentation des fleurs et des plantes du Midi dans leur environnement.

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The New Book of Salvias

Betsy Clebsch
Timber Press
2008

Les roses anciennes (antérieures à 1920) aux tiges souples et alanguies, aux feuillages variés et aux parfums sublimes sont aujourd'hui devenues rares et précieuses. Ce livre explique les variétés à proscrire sous climat froid et celles qui ne supportent pas la chaleur.

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Les Fleurs du Midi

Marcel Coen et Christian Boucher
Edisud
1995

L’expérience actuelle de Marie d'Hennezel-Whitechurch de la force des plantes médicinales au service du bien-être de l'homme. Voir notre visite en septembre 2012

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Roses anciennes

Eléonore Cruse Cruse
Editions du Chêne
1997

Rick Darke has been studying and photographing grasses in gardens and native landscapes around the world for more than 20 years. This book lists and illustrates all the important ornamental grasses, sedges, rushes, restios, cat-tails and bamboos and provides information about their suitability for a wide range of situations and climates.

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Plantes médicinales d’hier et d’aujourd’hui

Marie d’Hennezel-Whitechurch
Hoebeke
2007

436 espèces sont décrites en détail, chacune illustrée par une photo. Des nombreuses informations sont précisées sur les exigences climatiques, l’époque de plantation, la situation et la manière de planter les bulbes.

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The Color Encyclopedia of Ornamental Grasses

Rick Darke
Timber Press
1999

An introduction to small bulbs for use in rock gardens, including some unusual bulbs for warmer climates.

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Guide pour bulbes méditerranéens

Lauw de Jager
Bulb’Argence
2012

Manuel pratique d'oléiculture - plantation, taille, entretien, récolte et le gel de 1985.

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Bulbs for the Rock Garden

Jack Elliott
Batsford
2003

D'informations sur l’histoire, les vertus médicinales et culinaires, les secrets botaniques et les différents modes de culture selon la rigueur du votre climat, la période de floraison souhaitée et l'aridité de votre sol.

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L’Olivier

Félix Ereteo
Solarama
1993

Ce livre offre l'information nécessaire pour choisir les « herbes » en fonction du climat et du sol, jouer avec les feuillages persistants, colorés, panachés, allier des formes basses à des topiaires, mais aussi créer un jardin d'aromates en pots, récolter feuilles et graines pour les utiliser en cuisine ou pots-pourris.

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La Connaissance des Sauges

Christian Froissart
Edisud
2008

This guide looks at the main sections of the genus, with descriptions of the important species, and information on their native habitat, cultural requirements, propagation, pests and diseases. Suggestions are given for use in landscaping and there are lists of irises with particular attributes such as fragrance.

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Jardins d’herbes aromatiques

Valérie Garnaud-d’Ersu
Flammarion
2002

This comprehensive study of the genus Cyclamen covers species both in the wild and in cultivation. Line drawings and maps show the distribution of the various species in the wild and there are notes on cultivation and propagation.

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Irises

Karen Glasgow
Batsford
1997

The 2014 edition of a reference manual first published in 1972. It contains descriptions of 13,000 trees and shrubs with information about colour, size and habit. There are sections on nomenclature and classification, planting, pruning and garden planning, a glossary and notes on horticultural awards.

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Cyclamen

Christopher Grey-Wilson
Batsford
2002

These drought-tolerant natives of the Americas make wonderful accents in the landscape, providing a contrast to flowering perennials. Many of the species are small and ideal for use in containers. The authors suggest what to plant where and provide information on cultivation and propagation.

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The Hillier Manual of Trees and Shrubs

Edited by John G. Hillier and Roy Lancaster
Royal Horticultural Society
2014

Pitta Joffe grew up on a farm in Muldersdrift, South Africa and after studying Botany at university worked at Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. While her four children were small, she experimenting with the growing of indigenous plants in her garden in Pretoria.

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Agaves, Yuccas and Related Plants

Mary and Gary Irish
Timber Press
2000

Trevor Nottle lives near Adelaide and has cultivated a Mediterranean approach to garden design and plant choice for many years. This book reflects the ways in which gardening needs to change as water usage comes under scrutiny and water supplies become more valuable. The author surveys some of the new plants nurseries have introduced as a response to climate change.

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The Gardener's Guide to South African Plants

Pitta Joffe
Delos
1993

A guide to planning, planting, and maintaining a Mediterranean garden, featuring an A-Z of more than 1,000 plants with 500 colour photos. The book includes articles on garden planning, watering and soil care and ideas on which plants to use where.

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Plants for a Changing Climate

Trevor Nottle
Rosenberg
2011

The Eastern Mediterranean countries offer a rich and varied bulbous flora. In this field guide more than 400 species are illustrated, making it an essential reference work for everyone with an interest in bulbous plants. Read Trevor Nottle's review.

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Garden Plants for Mediterranean Climates

Graham Payne
Crowood Press
2007

Un guide pratique pour connaître l'essentiel de la culture de l'olivier, en pleine terre ou en pot. Toutes les étapes sont décrites: plantation, fertilisation, irrigation, taille, protection contre les maladies et les parasites, multiplication, récolte, y compris les diverses utilisations des olives, aux procédés d'extraction de l'huile, ainsi qu'aux préparations et produits qui en dérivent.

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Bulbs of the Eastern Mediterranean

Oron Peri
Alpine Garden Society
2015

This book discusses the range of climates and habitats in which drought arises, and explains the special strategies that plants adopt to survive. It looks at techniques that can be applied to minimize water loss and help plants cope with dry conditions and features garden designs using drought-tolerant plants. A list of 1000 recommended plants is included.

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Olivier Pas à Pas

Jean-Marie Polese
Edisud
2009


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Nicole de Vésian - Un art des jardins en Provence

Louisa Jones
Actes Sud
2011

After a career as a fashion designer in Paris and New York, Nicole de Vésian (1916-1996) moved to Provence in the 1980s and, at the age of 70, began creating a series of innovative green and grey tapestries which have inspired gardeners and garden designers the world over.

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L’art de visiter un jardin

Louisa Jones
Actes Sud
2009

Le jardin méditerranéen, qui témoigne d’une alliance heureuse entre l’homme et la terre, est bien plus qu’un simple jardin d’agrément: il répond à de multiples besoins et offre en toute saison des plaisirs variés.

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Nicole de Vésian Gardens - Modern Design in Provence

Louisa Jones
Actes Sud
2011

Louisa Jones analyse la composition, le langage végétal et l'architecture du jardin de Provence à travers une trentaine d'exemples des plus beaux "paysages jardinés" réalisés par les meilleurs paysagistes de France ou venus d'ailleurs.

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Manifeste pour les jardins méditerranéens

Louisa Jones
Actes Sud
2012

Mois par mois, paysages et jardins depuis l'Aquitaine jusqu'à la Provence et la Côte d'Azur.

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Du jardin au paysage

Louisa Jones
Editions Aubanel
2005

Des jardins en Languedoc-Roussillon représentent aujourd’hui un partenariat exceptionnel entre l’homme et la nature, où huit millénaires d’agriculture et d’élevage ont paradoxalement renforcé la richesse biologique, bien différent à la fois du modèle anglo-normand mais aussi de la Provence.

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Almanach des paysages et jardins du Sud

Louisa Jones
Editions Aubanel
2008

This book combines history with horticulture to show how the gardens of Provence and their surrounding landscape have developed in a continuing reciprocity.

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Nouvelles natures, nouveaux jardins

Louisa Jones
Editions Ulmer
2010

Pour chacun de dix beaux jardins contemporains Louisa Jones révèle quels étaient les enjeux, les souhaits et les moyens mis en œuvre pour les réaliser. Elle décrypte les couleurs, les éléments architecturaux, la palette végétale

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Gardens in Provence

Louisa Jones
Flammarion
2000

An exploration of what draws travellers from all over the world to Provence: wineries, folk festivals, gardens, restaurants, museums and traditional crafts. The book has information on local history and geography, Provencal style and customs and includes a recipe section.

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Le nouvel esprit des Jardins

Louisa Jones
Hachette Livres Pratiques
1998

An English version of Du jardin au paysage. This book examines thirty gardens which have been designed to sit comfortably in the surrounding landscape.

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Read the review by Joanna Millar on the MGi site.

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Provence - A Country Almanac

Louisa Jones
Stewart, Tabori and Chang
1999

“Illuminating … weaves together garden history, design and horticulture in a discussion that is international and genuinely contemporary … compulsory reading for all budding garden visitors”

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New Gardens in Provence

Louisa Jones
Stewart, Tabori and Chang
2006

With hundreds of wonderful photographs by Clive Nichols, and drawing on thirty years of exploration by Louisa Jones, this book offers a fresh vision of the Mediterranean, linking gardens, landscape design, literature, art and architecture.

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The Garden Visitor’s Companion

Louisa Jones
Thames and Hudson
2009


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Mediterranean Landscape Design

Louisa Jones
Thames and Hudson
2012

Trente jardins du Languedoc-Roussillon choisi par journaliste-spécialiste des jardins, Annie Lagueyrie, y compris bambouseraie, jardins traditionnels et modernes, jardin en cascades, et jardin nourricier de plantes aromatiques.

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Guide des parcs et jardins en Languedoc-Roussillon

Françoise Kouchner
Romain Pages
1995

On y découvre comment un paysage de vigne et d'olivier s'est peu à peu transformé en une mosaïque de jardins secs. Installés dans un environnement de pierres, chaleur et sécheresse ces jardins peuvent être considérés comme un modèle du jardin écologique.

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Jardins du Languedoc-Roussillon

Annie Lagueyrie
Editions Ouest-France
2012

Une vingtaine de jardins d’architecte-paysagiste Jean Mus, du Portugal à la Grèce, en passant par les rivages de la Côte d'Azur et les chemins de la Provence. Une source d'inspiration pour tous les amateurs de jardins ensoleillés.

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Jardins de Garrigue

Véronique Mure
Edisud
2007

D’influence persane, orientale ou romaine, des jardins de la Côte d’Azur aux grandes propriétés espagnoles, jardins privés ou jardins publics, ce livre d’histoire des jardins nous montre une histoire d’une grande richesse, toujours en renouveau où la nature triomphe en grande inspiratrice.

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Jardins secrets de méditerranée

Jean Mus
Flammarion
2005

This volume showcases 25 private and public gardens in France, Italy, Spain and California. All employ drought-tolerant plants, and design ideas are offered to inspire the reader to create their own Mediterranean-style garden.

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Jardins de la Méditerranée

Jean-Paul Pigeat
Plume/Flammarion
2002


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The Essential Garden Design Workbook - Second edition

Rosemary Alexander
Timber Press
2009

This book includes a photo gallery of western USA’s most innovative gardens, including water-wise and fire-wise gardens, living walls and green roofs. There is a plant finder section and an encyclopaedia with photographs of some 8000 plants that thrive on the west coast of the USA.

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Creative Sustainable Gardening

Diana Anthony
Centre for Alternative Technology
2002

The story of how Beth Chatto created a gravel garden on the site of a former car park alongside her nursery and garden near Colchester, Essex.

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The New Sunset Western Garden Book

Kathleen Norris Brenzel
Oxmoor House
2012

Beth Chatto's classic book revolutionised our understanding of dry gardening. Drawing from her own experience, she provides guidance on types of soil and on basic principles of design. A list of plants suited to dry conditions is included, with notes on their characteristics and advice on how to grow them.

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Beth Chatto's Gravel Garden

Beth Chatto
Frances Lincoln
2000

35 concepts de haies à feuillages colorés et fleuries, et les 165 plantes les mieux adaptées.

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The Dry Garden

Beth Chatto
J.M. Dent & Sons
1978

Tous les conseils, pistes et mises en garde nécessaires à la création d'un jardin en région méditerranéenne, s'attachant en particulier au diagnostic préalable à la conception: climat, sol, type de terrain et eau disponible.

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La Haie méditerranéenne Pas à Pas

Daniel Croci
Edisud
2001

De l'abelia au xanthoceras pour les arbres et arbustes, de l'abies au widdringtonia pour les conifères et de l'akebia au wisteria pour les plantes grimpantes et sarmenteuses, on y trouvera une aide pratique de l’utilisation d’un large éventail de plantes.

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Jardins du Midi l’art et la manière

Pierre Cuche
Edisud
1997

Ce deuxième tome des Plantes du Midi répertorie les plantes vivaces et les plantes à bulbe et à racine charnue. Le grand intérêt des vivaces dans le Midi, c'est qu'elles sont présentes, visibles et décoratives toute l'année, en particulier l'hiver.

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Plantes du Midi Tome 1

Pierre Cuche
Edisud
2005

Ce livre présente 20 exemples de transformations ou de créations de Jean-Jacques Derboux dans la région de Montpellier. Photos " avant/après ", plans, aménagements, plantes et conseils pratiques.

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Plantes du Midi Tome 2

Pierre Cuche
Edisud
2005

Alex Dingwall-Main, landscape designer, gardener and writer, left London with his wife and a dog, in search of a new climate, a new way of gardening and a new way of life. This book is his account of his attempt at restoring the garden he bought in Ménerbes

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Créer un jardin sans arrosage

Jean-Jacques Derboux
Ulmer
2012

Rain gardens encompass all elements that can be used to capture, channel, divert and make the most of the rain and snow that fall on a property. The authors have created a comprehensive guide to water management techniques for the garden and built environment. Suitable for home gardeners and professionals.

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The Luberon Garden

Alex Dingwall-Main
Windsor
2002

Ce livre examine en détail chacun des éléments de la gestion durable de l’eau de pluie et donne toutes les informations pratiques nécessaires à leur mise en œuvre, mettant ainsi ces formidables avancées à la portée du jardinier amateur ou professionnel.

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Rain Gardens

Nigel Dunnett and Andy Clayden
Timber Press
2007

Comment créer un jardin sans arrosage? Quelles plantes choisir, et comment font-elles pour survivre à la sécheresse? Quelles sont les techniques à mettre en œuvre pour la préparation du sol, la plantation et l'entretien? Ce livre apporte des réponses concrètes et précises, basées sur une expérience de près de vingt ans de travail quotidien avec les plantes pour jardin sec.

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Les jardins et la pluie

Nigel Dunnett et Andy Clayden
Editions du Rouergue
2007

Ce livre présente une étude approfondie des solutions techniques qui permettent de remplacer le gazon en conditions difficiles. Il précise les avantages et les inconvénients des différentes alternatives au gazon en fonction de la surface à couvrir et de l'usage envisagé.

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Pour un jardin sans arrosage

Olivier Filippi
Actes Sud
2007

This English translation of Alternatives au Gazon, is sub-titled 'Beautiful, resilient groundcovers for terraces, paved area, gravel and other alternative to the lawn.' His drought-tolerant low-level plant combinations redefine the distinction between lawn and flowerbeds. The plant section includes over 200 grasses, groundcovers, perennials and wild flowers that will thrive amongst gravel and stone.

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Alternatives au Gazon

Olivier Filippi
Actes Sud
2011

A garden that can withstand summer drought and does not require watering is the dream of all gardeners conscious of the need to preserve natural resources, and who wish to create a garden in harmony with the environment. That dream can become a reality with the help of this book which provides concrete answers to the questions surrounding a dry garden.

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Planting Design for Dry Gardens

Olivier Filippi
Filbert Press
2016

L'art de maîtriser l'eau et guide de plus de 1000 plantes tolérant la sécheresse.

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Read the review by Alec Cobb & Rosie Peddle on the MGi site.

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The Dry Gardening Handbook

Olivier Filippi
Thames & Hudson
2008

20 modèles de jardins économes en l’eau. 200 photographes de jardins et plantes adapté au climat méditerranéen.

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Votre jardin méditerranéen

Heidi Gildemeister
Edisud
1996

Heidi Gildemeister marshals her experience and design flair to explain, through a presentation of 20 very different gardens, how best to exploit the variety of topographical features and microclimates that exist in each Mediterranean climate region of the world.

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Jardiner sous un climat méditerranéen

Heidi Gildemeister
Aubanel
2004

In this practical handbook, Heidi Gildemeister provides a comprehensive guide to waterwise gardening and over a thousand drought-tolerant Mediterranean plants.

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Gardening the Mediterranean Way

Heidi Gildemeister
Thames & Hudson
2004

In this book the author describes her efforts to restore ecologically some 150 acres of a former dairy farm, partly heavily forested, in south-east Queensland, Australia.

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Mediterranean Gardening

Heidi Gildemeister
Thames and Hudson
2004

The authors have been gardening in Spain for 20 years and have put all their experience into this book, which tells you everything you need to know about vegetable growing in a Mediterranean climate.

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White Beech

Germaine Greer Greer
Bloomsbury
2014

This book, aimed at gardeners in Spain, but relevant to other Mediterranean–climate countries, is especially useful in describing the organic fertilizers, insecticides and weed killers that you can make yourself at home.

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Read the review by David Bracey on the MGi site.

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Growing Healthy Vegetables in Spain

Clodagh & Dick Handscombe
Santana Books
2006

This book tells the remarkable story of how an English food writer restored an ancient, walled garden in a village deep in the Ardèche region. The author describes the fun of planning and planting a herb garden, charting the year, month by month. Her garden is now open to the public.

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Growing Healthy Fruit in Spain

Clodagh & Dick Handscombe
Santana Books
2007

Cet ouvrage présente les problèmes les plus fréquents liés à la sécheresse et leur résolution, à travers 12 exemples de beaux jardins. Un livre inspirant, pour choisir des plantes adaptées et trouver des solutions pratiques.

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Diary of a French Herb Garden

Geraldine Holt
Pavilion Books
2002

In writing this book, Hugo Latymer drew on 20 years' experience of gardening on the island of Mallorca. He writes with enthusiasm about plants that flourish in regions where summers are hot and dry, winters mild and wet. Show More

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Jardins secs, s’adapter au manque d’eau

Brigitte Lapouge-Déjean et Serge Lapouge
Terre Vivante
2012

Sculpteur du vivant végétal, Marc Nucera transforme les arbres en œuvres de land art. Sans plan préétabli, il observe, apprivoise, accompagne l'épanouissement de l'arbre, explore les relations qu'il entretient avec les végétaux voisins et avec le paysage.

"Tout est là, dissimulé. Un noyau, une énergie, des multitudes de formes, un cœur qui bat. C'est riche, c'est infini. Il y a toujours un chemin pour aller plus loin à la rencontre de l'inattendu, de l'inconnu."
Marc Nucera

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The Mediterranean Gardener

Hugo Latymer
Frances Lincoln
2001

A practical guide to drought-tolerant plants and water saving methods in the garden.

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A l’écoute des arbres

Marc Nucera
Actes Sud
2009

Dans cet ouvrage Natasha Spender, la veuve de Stephen Spender, nous invite à découvrir son somptueux jardin, créé dans les Alpilles au début des années soixante.

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Drought Resistant Gardening

Royal Horticultural Society
Dorling Kindersley
2003

In the 1960s Natasha Spender and her husband, the poet Sir Stephen Spender, acquired the ruins of a farmhouse in the Alpilles. This book is a record of the creation of a beautiful garden and the author’s gardening friendships with her neighbours.

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Un Jardin Anglais en Provence

Natasha Spender
Actes Sud
1999

Jackie Tyrwhitt, who created the garden which became Sparoza, wrote this book to assist other people wishing to make gardens in places with a Mediterranean climate, believing that anything that grew under the difficult conditions prevailing on this Greek hillside would be almost certain to grow better elsewhere.

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An English Garden in Provence

Natasha Spender
Harvill Press
1999


This book is in the MGF Library


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