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Farming Bamboo By Daphne Lewis, Dr. Carol Miles, Heiko Miles
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"Farming Bamboo" tells farmers and gardeners in the Pacific Northwest what they need to know to raise bamboo as a farm crop. The bamboo is farmed in order to sell bamboo shoots for food and... More > poles for wood. The botany of bamboo is described for a background to making decisions about caring for the bamboo. An encyclopedia describes 27 species of the genus Phyllostachys.< Less
Farming Bamboo By Daphne Lewis, Dr. Carol Miles, Heiko Miles
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"Farming Bamboo" tells farmers and gardeners in the Pacific Northwest what they need to know to raise bamboo as a farm crop. The bamboo is farmed in order to sell bamboo shoots for food and... More > poles for wood. The botany of bamboo is described for a background to making decisions about caring for the bamboo. An encyclopedia describes 27 species of the genus Phyllostachys.< Less
Ornamental Gardening in Acadiana & the Gulf States: Questions and Answers By Ann Justice
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In "Ornamental Gardening in Acadiana and the Gulf States," a veteran gardening columnist answers hundreds of questions raised by gardeners in Louisiana's steamy coastal region and the... More > neighboring Gulf states. Questions and answers are grouped into 10 chapters covering the most popular types of ornamental gardening in the Deep South, including annuals, perennials, bulbs, vines, roses, shrubs, lawns, groundcovers, landscaping and maintenance.< Less
Biomass Nut Production in Black Walnut By Neil Thomas
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Black walnut has been felled indiscriminately for timber for everything from fine furniture to rifle stocks. But few know that it is really an extraordinary perennial oil-crop (as are most nut trees... More > to varying degrees). The author takes you on a journey into biomass nut production. With the focus on his style of management, he examines the components of volume output and the internal rate of return to investment in a nut-based enterprise. Above all, the author suggests that the reforestation of the landscape with non-select black walnut for biomass nut production has the potential for sustainable multiple income streams for long-term partial rural livelihoods. Operator of a farm with more than 2,000 black walnut trees, the author uses his everyday interaction with his ‘forest’ to draw out the experiences that shape productivity, and provide ecosystem services in so doing.< Less
Cut Flower Grower's Handbook By Arjen Huese
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This handbook is an indispensible guide for everyone who would like to grow cut flowers for a market. The book covers which crops can be grown, and goes into detail about the practical cultivation... More > techniques for annuals, perennials and shrubs for cutting. The book offers numerous tips and helpful examples to make a success of small scale cut flower production, and the second half of the book covers all management aspects of the cut flower growing business: cultivation planning, labour planning and business planning. This book is complete with an extensive range of appendices full of very practical and essential information about suppliers, tools and equipment, vase life expectancy, and real-life financial and business examples from an established cut flower farm. With the information contained in this handbook you can begin your own cut flower growing business, and start supplying local florists and wholesalers with a wide range of feature flowers, fillers and foliage.< Less