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Complete Gardens: Chris Beardshaw Interactive Plant Selector and Pruning Guide: Plant Finder Encyclopaedia (PC/Mac)

Platform : Mac OS X, Windows XP, Windows Vista
4.7 out of 5 stars 7 customer reviews

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  • Select plants for every aspect of your garden and season quickly and easily.
  • Fast and fun - saves hours searching information, add your printable records, make visual plant lists.
  • Interactive - simply select any combination of flower / leaf colour, month, aspect, height or name.
  • The CD-ROM displays a choice of plants to suit your requirements within seconds.
  • Adapted for recent climate changes by adding new varieties plus 246 drought tolerant plants.
  • In-depth plant care and illustrated pruning advice accompanies each plant.
  • 7,200 stunning photographs to aid plant identification and seasonal changes.
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System Requirements

  • Platform:    Windows XP / Vista, Mac OS X
  • Media: CD-ROM
  • Item Quantity: 1
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Product details

  • Product Dimensions: 1.5 x 13 x 19 cm
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  • ASIN: B000IER3FS
  • Release Date: 1 Mar. 2009
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 7 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 4,786 in Software (See Top 100 in Software)
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Product Description

The interactive, PC and MAC compatible Complete Gardens plant selector and pruning guide encyclopaedia CD-ROM makes selecting plants for your needs and finding information fast, easy and fun. Search plants for every aspect of your garden and season. Simply select any combination of flower / leaf colour, month, aspect, soil type, height or name and within seconds the CD-ROM displays images of the plants to suit your requirements and garden conditions. The planting tips and illustrated pruning advises in layman's terms how to look after them.
Gardening is a growing investment yet plants need the right conditions and pruning to thrive and look their best. The interactive Complete Gardens CD-ROM provides this information by helping you select the right plants for your garden and just as importantly save you time and money by excluding unsuitable plants that won't survive. The software has been revised to keep pace with climate changes, as new varieties plus 246 drought tolerant plants have now been included.

The CD-ROM not only saves hours of searching, you can add your own printable notes and plant lists with images and even link to specialist plant suppliers' websites. The CD-ROM does not replace books but rather it has additional useful functions. Easy to use, this new revised version of the Top 5 Star rated British plant resource is ideal for garden enthusiasts whatever their level of expertise. The specially selected plants cover a vast range of UK garden plants from alpines, aquatics, perennials, roses, grasses, fruit and vegetables to shrubs and trees. Easy access to a wealth of gardening knowledge can give you the confidence to create beautiful gardens. Adding enjoyment and probably value to your property.
7,200 stunning photographs to help identification and seasonal change.

The benefits:

  • Select plants for any season and aspect, for the front and back of the border, sun or shade, damp or dry, plants to suit a small garden, low maintenance, plants to attract butterflies, shrubs with autumn colours plus many more.
  • Plan a colourful garden. The Calendar plant lists show the plants you have and remind you when they need pruning.
  • Keep your garden records.
  • Add printable notes to plants.
  • Be safe. If you have children you can simply select to exclude poisonous plants.
  • Latin names and Botanical terminology explained in layman's terms.
  • Inspirational ideas and colourful plant combinations. A selection of established garden styles provides a useful aid to creating the garden style of your choice. Take inspiration form the experts.
  • Garden styles have the plants identified as you move the cursor over the picture. Clicking on any plant displays the plant description plus attributes such as, period of interest, flower / leaf colour, interest, leaf type, height, soil type, aspect, plant care, pests, diseases, propagation and pruning times.
  • 100% British made.
  • Link to Website news and Plant Finder Directory
  • No registration or downloading required. The CD-ROM auto-starts.
  • Instruction movie helps you get started.
  • Free helpline.
  • Upgradeable versions available.
Magazine Reviews:
“This CD-ROM is the next best thing to having your own private gardener” ‘Chris Beardshaw Daily Mail’


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