Nine great gifts for your farmer or gardener this holiday season
Struggling to find that perfect gift for your agriculture expert or gardening guru this year? Well, look no further! We've assembled a great list of books and bundles on sale for you this Holiday Season! Backyard gardening, vineyard management, weed and pest identification, we have it all! All of our ebooks are on sale right now for only $9.99 as well. Give the gift of farm and garden knowledge this season!
But act quickly, these deals are going dormant on December 19!
Save 30% — the lowest price ever offered on our definitive guide to gardening in California! Whether for the serious gardener on your list or yourself, this handbook will be your go-to source for the practical, science-based information you need to sustainably maintain your landscape and garden and become an effective problem solver.
Chapters cover soil, fertilizer, and water management, plant propagation, plant physiology; weeds and pests; home vegetable gardening; specific garden crops including grapes, berries temperate fruits and nuts, citrus, and avocados. Also included is information on lawns, woody landscape plants, landscape design, information on invasive plants and principles of designing and maintaining landscapes for fire protection.
$37.00 now $25.90
The 3rd edition of Grape Pest Management is a comprehensive, easy-to-read pest management tool; pair it with the pack of 50 sturdy, pocket-size laminated Vineyard Pest ID Cards and you're well equipped to identify and manage most common problems.
The new edition of Grape Pest Management includes several new invasive species that are now major pests. Nine expansive chapters and helpful, colorful photos throughout. The Vineyard Pest ID cards cover 41 common insects and mites, 11 diseases, 23 beneficial insects, and a variety of other disorders, weeds, and invertebrate pests. Each pest is identified by a description and close-up color photographs—244 photos in all. On the reverse of each card is a description of the various life stages and monitoring tips.
$125.00 now $87.50
This beautifully illustrated book is a "must-have" for the grower, vintner, or wine enthusiast on your list. Inside you'll find information on ripening periods for 53 varieties, ripening dates of varieties by period and growing district, detailed illustrations of grapevine structure, a glossary, and a bibliography. Each variety is highlighted by close-up photography of clusters, leaves, and leaf shoots--107 lush color photos in all.
$30.00 now $21.00
Inside Pests of Landscape Trees and Shrubs, you'll find valuable information on how to use environmentally safe, ecologically based IPM methods; landscape designs that prevent pests; how to select resistant varieties; advice on the use of less-toxic pesticides such as botanicals, oils, and soaps; and tips on planting, irrigating, and other plant-care cultural activities that help in avoiding problems.
The Landscape Pest ID Cards can be easily carried with you as a quick reference wherever you need them. Covers 80 common insects and mites, 40 diseases, 20 beneficial insects, and a variety of other disorders and invertebrate pests. Each pest is identified by a description and excellent close-up color photographs of important symptoms and life stages - 211 photos in all.
$55.00 now $38.50
The easy-to-use 2-volume set covers 262 individual entries, and includes color photos of over 700 seeds, seedlings, flowers, and mature plants; handy identification tables; grass identification keys; and a CD containing over 3000 presentation ready photos from the book. The pocket-sized companion cards cover 48 of the most common weeds, grouped into 8 categories for easy identification held together with a sturdy rivet.
$105.00 now $75.00
Is there a backyard orchardist on your list? The Home Orchard offers an insider's look at both standard growing methods and unique innovative practices. Includes info on which species grow best in different regions and soils and how to select a variety for your region. Step-by-step information from soil preparation and planting to watering and fertilizing; pruning and grafting to thinning pest control, and harvesting.
Irrigation methods for the backyard grower are discussed and the difficult task of how often and how much water to apply is simplified.
$25.00 now $18.75
Here's your chance to scoop up the lowest price we've ever offered on this encyclopedic, yet easy-to-use 2-volume set! It c overs 262 individual entries, including a full description of 451 species and another 361 plants compared as similar species, representing 63 plant families.
Each entry describes the plant category, family name, common name, and synonyms along with a summary of the important aspects of the plant's life cycle, size, growth form, impact, method of introduction, and toxicity. You'll also find a description of the seedling, mature plant, roots and underground structures, flowers, fruits and seeds, spikelets and florets, spore-bearing structures, and post senescence characteristics for each entry.
This set also includes a CD with over 3000 photographs from the book! Perfect for use in PowerPoint presentations!
$80.00 now $56.00
Save 30% off the combined cover price of $70.00 when you purchase Pests of Landscape Trees and Shrubs and Abiotic Disorders: A Diagnostic Guide!
Pests of Landscape Trees and Shrubswill help you diagnose and manage hundreds of insect, mite, weed, plant disease, and nematode pests. You'll find valuable information on how to use environmentally safe, ecologically based IPM methods; landscape designs that prevent pests; how to select resistant varieties; advice on the use of less-toxic pesticides such as botanicals, oils, and soaps; and tips on planting, irrigating, and other plant-care cultural activities that help in avoiding problems.
Abiotic Disorders of Landscape Plants contains a wealth of information to help you diagnose disorders caused by environmental, physiological or other non-biological factors. You'll learn how to diagnose injury symptoms from a wide-ranging list of abiotic disorders including water deficit, nutrient deficiencies, salinity, pH, sunburn, herbicide, mechanical injuries, lightning, wind, and hail. You'll also learn how to develop a step-by-step diagnostic strategy.
$70.00 now $49.00
All of our Ebooks are $9.99 and under!
All of our Kindle books and Epubs are on sale for $9.99 or cheaper right now! Take advantage of this opportunity and fill up your digital library!
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