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  1. Parterres Bright with Flowers

    Parterres Bright with Flowers: A History of the Walled Gardens at Alnwick Castle as Revealed through Excavations and Standing Building Survey [Hardback]

    Victoria Ridgeway (Author); Jennifer Proctor (Author)


    ISBN: 9781999615505
    Published by : Pre-Construct Archaeology
    Series: Pre-Construct Archaeology Monograph Series
    Volume: 21
    This volume reports on excavation and standing building recording survey carried out by Pre-Construct Archaeology between 2000 and 2004 within Alnwick Castle’s walled kitchen garden. The gardens, first established in 1760, formed a small part of ... .... Learn More
  2. Birding in Connecticut

    Birding in Connecticut [Paperback]

    Frank Gallo (Author)


    ISBN: 9780819576354
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Series: Garnet Books
    Birding in Connecticut is the definitive guide to where, when, and how to find birds in the Constitution State. Packed with information valuable to birders of all skill levels, from species accounts and a first-of-a kind cumulative list of rare bi... .... Learn More
  3. Street Trees in Britain

    Street Trees in Britain: A History [Paperback]

    Mark Johnston (Author)


    ISBN: 9781911188230
    Published by : Windgather Press
    The trees which line many of the streets in our towns and cities can often be regarded as part of a heritage landscape. Despite the difficult conditions of an urban environment, these trees may live for 100 years or more and represent ‘living hist... .... Learn More
  4. Historic Gardens and Parks of Derbyshire

    Historic Gardens and Parks of Derbyshire: Challenging Landscapes, 1570-1920 [Paperback]

    Dianne Barre (Author)


    ISBN: 9781911188049
    Published by : Windgather Press
    Series: Windgather Press
    The open hilly terrain of much of Derbyshire has long been a challenge to gardeners and landscapers, but has produced some spectacular walled and terraced gardens. Wealthy aristocrats created important and unusual pleasure gardens including the fa... .... Learn More
  5. The Traprock Landscapes of New England

    The Traprock Landscapes of New England: Environment, History, and Culture [Paperback]

    Peter M. LeTourneau (Author); Robert Pagini (Author)


    ISBN: 9780819576828
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Series: The Driftless Connecticut Series & Garnet Books
    Stunning photography and fact-filled text reveal new perspectives on southern New England's most unique natural region. A picturesque journey through the traprock highlands from New Haven, Connecticut to Amherst, Massachusetts, this book captures ... .... Learn More
  6. Shades of Green

    Shades of Green: An Environmental and Cultural History of Sitka Spruce [Paperback]

    Ruth Tittensor (Author)

    Regular Price: £29.95

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9781909686779
    Published by : Windgather Press
    Sitka spruce has contributed to the Pacific Coast landscapes of North America for over ten millennia. For the Tlingit First Nationit is the most important tree in terms of spiritual relationships, art, and products in daily use such as canoes, con... .... Learn More
  7. Local Places, Global Processes

    Local Places, Global Processes: Histories of Environmental Change in Britain and Beyond [Paperback]

    Peter Coates (Editor); David Moon (Editor); Paul Warde (Editor)

    Regular Price: £29.95

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    ISBN: 9781909686939
    Published by : Windgather Press
    We live in an age of unprecedented environmental change: global, interconnected and universal. Yet though our lives are inextricably connected to global processes, and increasingly mobile, we still live in particular places. Our perceptions of cha... .... Learn More
  8. Wild Harvest

    Wild Harvest: Plants in the Hominin and Pre-Agrarian Human Worlds [Paperback]

    Karen Hardy (Editor); Lucy Kubiak-Martens (Editor)

    Regular Price: £32.00

    Special Price: £12.95

    ISBN: 9781785701238
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Studying Scientific Archaeology
    Volume: 2
    Plants are fundamental to life; they are used by all human groups and most animals. They provide raw materials, vitamins and essential nutrients and we could not survive without them. Yet access to plant use before the Neolithic can be challenging... .... Learn More
  9. Gardens and Gardeners of the Ancient World

    Gardens and Gardeners of the Ancient World: History, Myth and Archaeology [Paperback]

    Linda Farrar (Author)


    ISBN: 9781909686854
    Published by : Windgather Press
    A beautifully illustrated book tracing the beginning of gardening and garden history, from Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia, to the Minoans and Mycenaeans, Greeks, Etruscans and Romans, through Byzantine, Islamic and Persian gardens right up to the M... .... Learn More
  10. Burley

    Burley: Kentucky Tobacco in a New Century [Paperback]

    Ann K. Ferrell (Author)


    ISBN: 9780813167589
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Kentucky Remembered: An Oral History Series
    Once iconic American symbols, tobacco farms are gradually disappearing. It is difficult for many people to lament the loss of a crop that has come to symbolize addiction, disease, and corporate deception; yet, in Kentucky, the plant has played an ... .... Learn More

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