WorldCat Identities

Squire, David 1938-

Overview
Works: 237 works in 561 publications in 9 languages and 11,302 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Contributor
Classifications: SB125, 635.91542
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Squire
Pruning basics by David Squire( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a guide to the proper pruning and training of trees, plants and shrubs
Houseplant basics by David Squire( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive guide to caring for a wide variety of foliage and flowering houseplants, with tips on how to judge when water is required, recognizing and eliminating pests and diseases, and the best methods for repotting and propagating. Plant directories, organized by plant category and accompanied by full-color close-up photos, showcase more than 150 of the most popular houseplant varieties, listing light, temperature, watering, and fertilization requirements
Successful bonsai : raising exotic miniature trees by David Squire( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes a variety of bonsai styles and shapes. Furnishes instructions and illustrations of pruning and wiring techniques. Offers helpful tips on growing indoor and outdoor bonsai
Short cuts to beautiful gardens by David Squire( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The healing garden : natural healing for mind, body and soul by David Squire( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The compost specialist : the essential guide to creating and using garden compost, and using potting and seed composts by David Squire( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to producing garden compost offers advice on buying or making a compost bin, selecting the right potting and seed compost, and choosing suitable materials for composting and mulching
Cottage gardens : everything you need to create a garden by David Squire( Book )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pt. 1. Planning your garden (The history of the cottage garden ; Early cottage garden plants ; Cottage garden plants today ; Flowering front gardens ; Creating a butterfly and bee garden ; The romantic cottage garden ; A glorious summer flower garden) -- pt. 2.Creating a cottage garden (Flooring ; Vertical elements ; Garden boundaries ; Decorative features ; Obtaining cottage garden plants ;Care and maintenance of plants ; Pruning cottage garden plants ; Flowers for cottage gardens ; Fragrant lawns, paths, and seats ; Fruit in cottage gardens ; Vegetables in cottage gardens ; Herbs in cottage gardens ; Water features ; Grass in cottage gardens ; Ornamental trees for cottage gardens) -- pt. 3. The plant directory (How to use this directory ; Directory)
The complete guide to using color in your garden by David Squire( Book )

7 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scented garden : how to grow and use beautiful plants to create a harmony of fragrances for garden and home by David Squire( Book )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Inspiration to all gardeners, reveals the astonishing diversity of scents found in plants that can be grown indoors and out. Includes plants for every season and for all types of gardens, whatever their size and situation
The pruning specialist : the essential guide to caring for shrubs, trees, climbers, hedges, conifers, roses, and fruit trees by David Squire( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in Spanish and English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Getting started -- Shrubs, trees, and climbers -- Hedges and conifers -- Roses -- Fruit
The tree & shrub specialist : the essential guide to selecting, planting, improving, and maintaining trees and shrubs in the garden by David Squire( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every garden needs trees and shrubs to form the background, act as a focal point, or add height. Here are the basics of choosing the correct ones for any outdoor space, with plenty of information on buying, planting, establishing or transplanting the trees, and even using them as windbreaks. A comprehensive and well-illustrated directory displays many tempting possibilities, including seasonal flowering varieties or types that display breathtaking autumn color; species with colored bark and stems; evergreens large and small; dwarf conifers; wall shrubs; and shrubs and trees with berries--plus bamboos, palms, and internal hedges. Follow the advice on using them, whether in a mixed border or as topiary, and the invaluable advice on care
The small garden specialist by David Squire( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in French and English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The container specialist : the essential guide to planting in containers and designing, improving and maintaining container gardens by David Squire( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A step-by-step guide to houseplant care by David Squire( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 1998 in English and Russian and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide to houseplant care, propagation, lighting, water conditions, etc
The herb garden specialist by David Squire( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 330 color illustrations and diagrams, backed with easily followed text, help gardeners at all skill levels learn to buy, plant, tend, and harvest a rich bounty of herbs. Complete herb identification and growing instructions are provided for annuals, biennials, bulbs, herbaceous perennials, and shrub-like herbs. There's also planting patterns for a compact cartwheel garden, corner and narrow planting beds, and formal herb gardens, and much more—plus information on preparing herbs for culinary use
Creating style with houseplants by Jane Newdick( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The garden pests & diseases specialist : the essential guide to identifying and controlling pests and diseases of ornamentals, vegetables and fruits by David Squire( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This easy-to-use, all-colour book will help you identify pests and diseases and advise you on the appropriate control measures to take, with an emphasis on non-chemical methods
The orchid specialist by David Squire( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bee-kind garden : apian wisdom for your garden by David Squire( Book )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bees are vital for the future of the planet; without their dedicated pollinating many crops would eventually fail. This delightfully illustrated book reveals many facets of their lives, including homes, flight patterns, and defense. It also describes how to attract bees to your garden. The lives of bees are interwoven with our own, but how much do you know about them? Which scents do bees prefer? How do bees transport pollen? How far can bees fly? Do specific colors attract bees? Do bees prefer native flowers? Then there is honey--a near-miraculous elixir that in earlier generations was an integral part of life as a sweetener and food preserver. The Bee-Kind Garden provides fascinating snippets of poetry and history, showing how the bee is entwined with our history and culture; it is dedicated to bees and to ensuring that they continue to live in harmony with humans in bee-friendly gardens
Chicken nuggets : a miscellany of poultry pickings by David Squire( Book )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Few farmyard and back-garden animals display such appealing and amusing characteristics as chickens. Some continually scratch the ground in search of insects, many just bustle and hustle, while others reveal self-importance through a measured walk. They would have been outstanding vaudeville acts, but their egg-laying and meat-producing abilities have been hijacked to produce food for millions of people throughout the world each day. Decorated throughout with historical woodcuts and engravings, and packed with intriguing facts and folklore, this book is not only a charming gift but is also a u
 
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Pruning basics
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Houseplant basicsSuccessful bonsai : raising exotic miniature treesShort cuts to beautiful gardensThe healing garden : natural healing for mind, body and soulThe compost specialist : the essential guide to creating and using garden compost, and using potting and seed compostsCottage gardens : everything you need to create a gardenThe scented garden : how to grow and use beautiful plants to create a harmony of fragrances for garden and homeThe pruning specialist : the essential guide to caring for shrubs, trees, climbers, hedges, conifers, roses, and fruit trees