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Armitage, A. M. (Allan M.)

Overview
Works: 50 works in 193 publications in 2 languages and 10,633 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  Pictorial works  Handbooks and manuals  History  Biography  Terminology  Identification guides  Conference papers and proceedings  Software 
Roles: Author, Photographer, Adapter
Classifications: SB434, 635.932
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by A. M Armitage
Armitage's garden perennials : a color encyclopedia by A. M Armitage( Book )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 1,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains alphabetically arranged entries that provide descriptions and photographs of selected perennials in 136 genera; and includes over a dozen lists of plants suitable for particular situations or uses
Armitage's native plants for North American gardens by A. M Armitage( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The popularity of native North American plants has soared in recent years, for many good reasons. Whatever draws you to native plants, you'll find no better or more authoritative guide than Allan Armitage. Widely acknowledged as one of the world's foremost horticulturists, Armitage describes more than 630 species and cultivars of perennials, biennials, and annuals that are native to the United States, bringing to each plant a wealth of practical knowledge and the full weight of his experience and expertise. Each entry includes a general description of the plant plus essential data you need to grow it successfully, including habitat, hardiness, correct garden site, maintenance, and propagation -- all in a clear, easy-to-use format. Whether you are a native plant enthusiast or simply wish to use plants that work in the landscape, you'll find everything you are looking for in this readable, information-packed volume."--Publisher description
Burpee complete gardener : a comprehensive, up-to-date, fully illustrated reference for gardeners at all levels( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Resource guide for gardeners with advice on getting started and designing a garden, profiles of a wide variety of flowers, vegetables, herbs, groundcovers, and vines, and information on planting and caring for the garden, tools to use, and how to control pests and diseases
Herbaceous perennial plants : a treatise on their identification, culture, and garden attributes by A. M Armitage( Book )

20 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reference guide to the identification and culture of over 3500 herbaceous perennial plant species, varieties and cultuvars. Includes bibliography, common name and scientific indexes
Armitage's vines and climbers : a gardener's guide to the best vertical plants by A. M Armitage( Book )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Armitage's Vines and Climbers you'll find descriptions of more than 115 outstanding climbing plants, including size, habit, hardiness, flowers and other ornamental features, and best method of propagation; information on each plant's cultural needs, including light, soil, water, and temperature; plants suitable for indoor or greenhouse cultivation; classics such as clematis as well as exotic newcomers such as Rangoon creeper; whether a plant has the potential to be aggressive or invasive in certain areas; and lists of plants with specific characteristics, such as fragrance, attractive fruit, and evergreen foliage.--COVER
Armitage's manual of annuals, biennials, and half-hardy perennials by A. M Armitage( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Armitage bases his descriptions on extensive personal experience, sprinkling entries with strong and sometimes amusing opinions that keep potentially dry details fresh. Useful lists in the appendix are further evidence of his expertise. These lists - of biennials, half-hardy perennials, winter annuals, shade-tolerant plants, fragrant plants, climbing plants, and everlastings - extend the volume's application beyond a necessary tool for horticulturists and nurserymen to a practical guide for the dedicated home gardener."--Jacket
Specialty cut flowers : the production of annuals, perennials, bulbs, and woody plants for fresh and dried cut flowers by A. M Armitage( Book )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This greatly revised and expanded edition of Specialty Cut Flowers offers a unique perspective on cut flower production, bringing together in one place the information growers need to propagate and cultivate their eye-catching plants." "With numerous tables, 100 color photos, and 84 beautiful line drawings, this comprehensive volume provides the cut-flower grower with a wealth of detailed information. Reflecting decades of research and writing by two distinguished horticulturists, Specialty Cut Flowers, Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged will be an indispensable reference for the nursery bookshelf."--Jacket
Armitage's garden annuals : a color encyclopedia by A. M Armitage( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The manual now has a perfect pictorial companion yet it stands alone with its personal commentary and inspiring advice on the most interesting, important, or overlooked plants. Armitage selects proven specimens from nearly 200 genera of plants and evaluates their garden-worthiness and sheer beauty. With humor, authority, and a wealth of practical experience, Armitage offers invaluable insights into those plants that truly earn their keep -- and a few that do not! He has illustrated the entries with more than 1300 stunning color photos, rounded out by more than two dozen helpful lists of plants suitable for particular situations or uses, including plants for cool-summer areas, plants for dry situations, edible plants, container plants, shade plant, vines, and flowers for cutting
Introduction to floriculture by Roy A Larson( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every major floriculture crop is discussed in detail in Introduction to Floriculture, Second Edition. The information presented can be used as guidelines for the production of these crops. Divided into two sections on miscellaneous cut flowers and other flowering potted plants, this newly revised edition updates and expands on the existing information from the first edition and contains two completely new chapters on specialty cut flowers and geraniums. This book will be an invaluable source of information for the student as well as the commercial grower. Key Features * Surveys every major commercial floriculture crop in detail * Covers history, taxonomy, economics, propagation, general culture, disease and insect problems, physiological disorders, and marketing in each chapter * Highlights culture procedures that: * Result in the production of high-quality floriculture crops * Reduce the need for pesticide applications * Decrease greenhouse water runoff problems * Increase the longevity of the various crops for the consumer * Presents the latest information that can be used as guidelines for the commercial production of crops * Discusses response of specific crops to management practices such as temperature and daylength manipulation, use of growth regulators, and hypobaric storage * Written by 25 recognized floriculture crop experts
Allan Armitage on perennials by A. M Armitage( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information on perennial gardening with descriptions of more than 120 plants
Ornamental bedding plants by A. M Armitage( Book )

11 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and Japanese and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legends in the garden : who in the world is Nellie Stevens? by Linda L Copeland( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chapter of echoes by A. M Armitage( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bedding plants : prolonging shelf performance : postproduction care & handling by A. M Armitage( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burpee gardening cyclopedia : a concise, up-to-date reference for gardeners at all levels( Book )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dark moon raging by A. M Armitage( Book )

10 editions published between 1982 and 1997 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Constance and William Lumb are two lonely children, neglected in their Victorian nursery, while the dramas of life, death and madness swirl around their family like the smoke from the mill chimneys nearby. They cling together and swear a pact in blood that they will forever share their hopes, fears and sins. Then their little half brother is mysteriously killed and a shadow of guilt falls over the family. Constance and William remain silent about the tragedy through the years, until Constance finally decides to seek peace as a nun and the moment comes when the truth must be told
Chapter of Shadows by A. M Armitage( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symposium on the Development of New Floricultural Crops : 22nd International Horticultural Congress, Davis, California, USA, August 15, 1986 by Symposium on the Development of New Floricultural Crops( Book )

6 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seed propagated geraniums : the why and hows of production of hybrid geraniums by A. M Armitage( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seed-propagated geraniums and regal geraniums : production guidelines and future concerns by A. M Armitage( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Armitage's native plants for North American gardens
Alternative Names
Allan Armitage American botanist

Armitage, A. M.

Armitage, Allan

Armitage, Allan M.

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Languages
English (138)

Japanese (1)

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Armitage's native plants for North American gardensBurpee complete gardener : a comprehensive, up-to-date, fully illustrated reference for gardeners at all levelsHerbaceous perennial plants : a treatise on their identification, culture, and garden attributesArmitage's vines and climbers : a gardener's guide to the best vertical plantsArmitage's manual of annuals, biennials, and half-hardy perennialsSpecialty cut flowers : the production of annuals, perennials, bulbs, and woody plants for fresh and dried cut flowersArmitage's garden annuals : a color encyclopediaIntroduction to floriculture