WorldCat Identities

Rix, Martyn

Overview
Works: 160 works in 580 publications in 4 languages and 13,164 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Identification guides  History  Biography  Catalogs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Other, Creator, zxx
Classifications: SB434, 635.932
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Most widely held works by Martyn Rix
Shrubs by Roger Phillips( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to 1900 shrubs with color photos arranged according to their flowering season
Vegetables by Roger Phillips( Book )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In addition to detailed coverage of more than 650 types of vegetables from around the world, all of which can be grown in the U.S., this primer on vegetables and vegetable gardening gives descriptions of the important vegetable families, tips on culitvation, lists of seed suppliers, and more
Perennials : the definitive reference with over 2500 photographs by Roger Phillips( Book )

30 editions published between 1991 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers growing and propagation tips, discusses the origins of plants and their varieties, covers natural planting associations, provides flowering times, explores sedges and ferns, and mentions gardens to visit around the world
Roses by Roger Phillips( Book )

17 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The botanical garden by Roger Phillips( Book )

12 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annuals and biennials : the definitive reference with over 1,000 photographs by Roger Phillips( Book )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and Dutch and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comprehensive illustrated directory of 1,000 annuals and biennials, including planting tips, design ideas and sources
Best rose guide : a comprehensive selection by Roger Phillips( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over 850 roses are described and illustrated. Entries are arranged by group with information on the original wild species and the history of the cultivated roses. Further sections included cultivation and companion planting
The Random House book of perennials by Roger Phillips( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Random House book of bulbs by Roger Phillips( Book )

4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"There is a bulb in flower every day of the year, and no other group of plants is so versatile or easy to cultivate. Over 1,000 bulbs, corms, tubers and rhizomes from all over the world are included in this book, shown in bloom in superb full-color photographs. The text and illustrations are arranged in flowering order to guide gardeners on how to choose size and color, how to plant and grow bulbs, and how to select soil conditions and flowering times."--
The art of the plant world : the great botanical illustrators and their work by Martyn Rix( Book )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Redouté's fairest flowers by Pierre Joseph Redouté( Book )

12 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The golden age of botanical art by Martyn Rix( Book )

14 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The seventeenth century heralded a golden age of exploration, as intrepid travelers sailed around the world to gain firsthand knowledge of previously unknown continents. These explorers also collected the world's most beautiful flora, and often their findings were recorded for posterity by talented professional artists. The Golden Age of Botanical Art tells the story of these exciting plant-hunting journeys and marries it with full-color reproductions of the stunning artwork they produced. Covering work through the nineteenth century, this lavishly illustrated book offers readers a look at 250 rare or unpublished images by some of the world's most important botanical artists. Truly global in its scope, The Golden Age of Botanical Art features work by artists from Europe, China, and India, recording plants from places as disparate as Africa and South America"--Provided by publisher
The quest for the rose by Roger Phillips( Book )

15 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Subtropical and dry climate plants by Martyn Rix( Book )

12 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Climate change, the need to conserve water, the desire for more exotic and dramatic plants--all of these are prompting gardeners to seek out interesting new plants that thrive in subtropical or dry climates and microclimates. This book offers expert guidance and sensible advice on a wide range of plants--native to California, Florida, Australasia, South America, South Africa, Turkey, and the Mediterranean region--that can be successfully cultivated in many regions of North America and Europe. A general introduction offers advice on choosing and designing with these plants, with particular emphasis on hardiness and overwintering in cooler climates. An A-Z plant directory profiles over 1000 plants, and there are useful lists of plants for different situations."--NHBS Environment Bookstore
Grasses, ferns, mosses & lichens of Great Britain and Ireland by Roger Phillips( Book )

8 editions published between 1980 and 1994 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Random House book of plants for pots and patios : [and how to grow them] by Roger Phillips( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Listing nearly 300 plants, this book will help you choose and grow a selection of some of the best plants that are suitable for pots, window boxes, and hanging baskets
Growing bulbs by Martyn Rix( Book )

12 editions published between 1983 and 1989 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of botanical illustration by Martyn Rix( Book )

10 editions published between 1981 and 1990 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Art of Botanical illustration follows the development of botanical knowledge as expressed in illustrations up to the present day."--Book jacket
The bulb book : a photographic guide to over 800 hardy bulbs by Martyn Rix( Book )

13 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Rix, E. Martyn

Rix, Martyn E.

Languages
English (202)

Dutch (7)

French (4)

German (2)

Covers
VegetablesPerennials : the definitive reference with over 2500 photographsRosesThe botanical gardenAnnuals and biennials : the definitive reference with over 1,000 photographsBest rose guide : a comprehensive selectionThe Random House book of perennialsThe Random House book of bulbs