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Acer pennsylvanicum - Snakebark Maple, Moosewood, Striped Maple (11175 readers)
Contributed by amazon 30.05. 2007 09:08:19 Topic: Plants / Deciduous Trees Match on Article's text

Grows to 40 ft. A small North American native maple with brilliant golden yellow fall color. Smooth green bark with white stripes. Excellent landscape tree. ...

Hydrangeas (3420 readers)
Contributed by amazon 08.06. 2007 07:26:54 Topic: Other / Books Match on Article's text

Hydrangeas are one of the most popular flowering shrubs in the world. With many species native to North America and dozens of hardy hybrids developed over the years, there is an overwhelming range of plants to choose from. Here is practical, expert advice for the American gardener looking to add brilliant color and show-stopping blooms to a garden. ...

Armitage's Native Plants for North American Gardens (4932 readers)
Contributed by amazon 03.04. 2007 11:05:41 Topic: Other / Books Match on Title and Article's text

The popularity of native North American plants has soared in recent years, for many good reasons. Whatever draws you to native plants, youll find no better or more authoritative guide than Allan Armitage. Widely acknowledged as one of the worlds 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 ...

Trilliums (3549 readers)
Contributed by amazon 08.04. 2007 10:16:27 Topic: Other / Books Match on Title and Article's text

Both field guide and gardeners handbook, this book covers all 45 species of trilliums worldwide. The authors trekked all over North America to photograph the 38 American species in the wild. ...

Calochortus (3813 readers)
Contributed by amazon 06.04. 2007 10:36:33 Topic: Other / Books Match on Article's text

Mariposas and Their Relatives | With their graceful stance, brilliant colors, and intricate markings, members of the North American genus Calochortus are among the most dazzling bulbous plants in the world. Yet their mostly undeserved reputation for being difficult to grow has kept them from being known and appreciated by the vast majority of gardeners. ...

European Garden Flora (3996 readers)
Contributed by amazon 26.04. 2007 14:15:50 Topic: Other / Books Match on Article's text

6 volume hardback set: A Manual for the Identification of Plants Cultivated in Europe, Both Out-of-Doors and Under Glass (European Garden Flora) | The European Garden Flora includes comprehensive keys at the family, genus, and species level, line diagrams to illustrate important diagnostic features of critical taxa, references to useful illustrations and taxonomic accounts. ...

Heuchera 'Bressingham Hybrids' - Coral Bells, Alumroot, Coralbells (10801 readers)
Contributed by amazon 08.06. 2007 07:02:48 Topic: Plants / Perennials Match on Article's text

Compact, mounding, plants produce new leaves that display a coppery bronze color maturing to deep green. Varieties offer a range of foliage color and patterns. They are North American plants that are usually grown for their ornamental foliage alone. Great in woodland gardens as well as border, or accent plants. Divide every 3-4 years as needed in fall. Good cut flower, attracts hummingbirds. ...

Native Trees for North American Landscapes (3426 readers)
Contributed by amazon 11.04. 2007 09:58:45 Topic: Other / Books Match on Title

Many common native trees are just as beautiful as cultivated exotics. Since they have evolved with local conditions and are well adapted to their climate, they often require less maintenance and wont escape to invade a balanced ecosystem. The authors extensive horticultural knowledge is distilled in this comprehensive cross section of trees native to North America, from the Atlantic to the Rockies and from northern Canada to the Gulf Coast. The main section of the book is divided into tree profi ...

Pinehurst - Home of American Golf (3086 readers)
Contributed by amazon 28.11. 2007 10:36:54 Topic: Other / Books Match on Title

In celebration of the 100-year anniversary of the venerable Pinehurst No. 2 course comes the release of the definitive history of North Carolina Sandhills golf, Pinehurst ~ Home of American Golf (The Evolution of a Legend) written by veteran golf course architect Richard Mandell. It is a story of dumb luck, ingenuity, and grand visions... Pinehurst ~ Home of American Golf is the untold story of one of the three most popular golfing destinations in the world: Pinehurst ~ Home of American Golf (Th ...

Wild Orchids Across North America (4257 readers)
Contributed by amazon 11.04. 2007 10:16:37 Topic: Other / Books Match on Title

A Botanical Travelogue | Appealing to conservationists, travelers, orchid lovers, and naturalists alike, the author takes his readers on an incredible journey to pursue the 145 temperate American orchid species in their native habitats. This chatty account of his field trips in Canada and the U.S. is intended both to document many of our native species and to inspire others to respectfully explore the wealth of orchids. Includes 170 superb color photographs. ...

The American Woodland Garden (4467 readers)
Contributed by amazon 10.04. 2007 10:33:52 Topic: Other / Books Match on Title

Capturing the Spirit of the Deciduous Forest | North Americas eastern half, roughly from the Midwest to the Atlantic, was once a great deciduous forest. Although centuries of human intervention have cleared much of the land, the timeless forest remains in the spirit of the place. Today, even the shortest period of human neglect allows for the resurgence of the process of forest creation. The greatest gardens — and happiest gardeners — in this area will be those that take into account the nature ...

The American Woodland Garden (3860 readers)
Contributed by amazon 18.05. 2007 07:56:57 Topic: Other / Books Match on Title

Capturing the Spirit of the Deciduous Forest | North Americas eastern half, roughly from the Midwest to the Atlantic, was once a great deciduous forest. Although centuries of human intervention have cleared much of the land, the timeless forest remains in the spirit of the place. Today, even the shortest period of human neglect allows for the resurgence of the process of forest creation. The greatest gardens — and happiest gardeners — in this area will be those that take into account the nature ...

Ceanothus (4887 readers)
Contributed by amazon 03.04. 2007 10:57:39 Topic: Other / Books Match on Article's text

Though it has an unrivaled range of blue flowers and includes plants suitable for many gardening and landscaping situations, this North American native genus has long been underutilized. Its species range from Canada south through southern Mexico and from coast to coast, and there are forms from ground-hugging mats through shrubs to trees. ...

Trees Of The Pacific Northwest (3247 readers)
Contributed by amazon 14.05. 2007 09:21:08 Topic: Other / Books Match on Article's text

For wilderness travelers and backyard naturalists alike, the sheer number and variety of North American trees can make identification a daunting task. For those who have struggled to distinguish the Pacific Yew from the Redwood or the Quaking Aspen from the Fremont Cottonwood comes Trees of the U.S., a user-friendly series of field guides. Ingeniously organized to allow for easy reference, each book in the series offers complete coverage of a given region of the United States and includes detail ...

Rodale's Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening (10916 readers)
Contributed by amazon 01.02. 2010 14:32:06 Topic: Other / Books Match on Article's text

Rodales Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening has been the go-to resource for gardeners for more than 50 years—and the best tool novices can buy to start applying organic methods to their fruit and vegetable crops, herbs, trees and shrubs, perennials, annuals, and lawns. This thoroughly revised and updated version highlights new organic pest controls, new fertilizer products, improved gardening techniques, the latest organic soil practices, and new trends in garden design. ...

Gardening with Conifers (4224 readers)
Contributed by amazon 15.04. 2007 19:00:34 Topic: Other / Books Match on Article's text

This is the complete guide to coniferous trees and shrubs that are available to the North American gardener. Stunning color photographs show conifers used in a variety of environments, from small gardens to magnificent estates. ...

Brugmansia and Datura (4872 readers)
Contributed by amazon 07.05. 2007 11:36:08 Topic: Other / Books Match on Article's text

Angels Trumpets and Thorn Apples | Stately Angels Trumpets -- Brugmansia -- are spectacular plants, growing like small trees and living for several years. Datura, sometimes called Thorn Apples, are mostly annuals and are cultivated like summer flowers. The impressive bell flowers of both varieties -- in white, yellow, pink and red -- are extraordinarily decorative. Its no surprise that Brugmansia and Datura are prized by enthusiasts around the world. ...

Agaves of Continental North America (4591 readers)
Contributed by amazon 15.04. 2007 18:55:18 Topic: Other / Books Match on Article's text

A definitive reference by the recognized authority on the genus, combining taxonomic information with ethnobotanical insights. ...

Herbaceous Perennial Plants (4605 readers)
Contributed by amazon 14.05. 2007 09:33:14 Topic: Other / Books Match on Article's text

A Treatise on Their Identification, Culture, and Garden Attributes | Allan Armitage has a well-deserved reputation for serving up solid information with precision and humor. Now based in Georgia, Armitage began his gardening career in Montreal. Thus, he knows a lot about what happens to plants in both Northern and Southern gardens. He shares his experience and experiments with great good will, offering a depth and breadth of information that is rarely surpassed. Armitages take on hundreds of har ...

Amelanchier lamarckii - muchovník lamarckov (13598 readers)
Contributed by abies 21.11. 2007 11:49:59 Topic: Plants / Deciduous Shrubs Match on Article's text

A very beautiful, small, North American bush or tree that is attractive in all seasons, even in winter when its spreading crown of fine shoots makes a satisfying, dense, shrubby shape. In March the branches erupt with a froth of delicate star-shaped white flowers in lax conical heads, just as the coppery pink young leaves unfold. They are silky and first bronze, then maturing to dark green and finally turn orange, scarlet and crimson in autumn. ...

Campsis radicans - trumpet creeper (11817 readers)
Contributed by havlis 12.08. 2011 10:26:40 Topic: Plants / Trees and Shrubs Match on Article's text

Campsis radicans - tree form This is the species of north-american trumpet creeper trained into a tree with a real stem. It bears terminal cymes of rich red, trumpet-shaped flowers from early summer until the first frosts. Pinnate leaves are deep green and enhance its tropical appearance. ...

Faux Florals for All Occasions (4139 readers)
Contributed by amazon 12.12. 2007 09:46:22 Topic: Other / Books Match on Article's text

Faux Florals for Every Occasion is a fresh approach to silk flower arranging. The author, a renowned floral designer, takes the reader beyond everyday expectations and inspires creativity with 40 sumptuous and contemporary designs. Remarkable advances have been made in the look and feel of silk flowers, and today hundreds of varieties are widely available. You can choose from traditional faux roses to slender lilies, delicate freesia and gossamer poppies all as vibrant and real looking as the fr ...

Echinacea, Rudbeckia and summer grasses (9518 readers)
Contributed by pph 01.08. 2011 12:00:47 Topic: Plants / Other Match on Article's text

‘Heat’ is a powerful sensory stimulus – look at how it is used in advertising everything from perfumes to cars. Heat equates to danger, excitement, sexual attraction. Plants can very much evoke a sense of heat too, with vivid colours setting the pulse racing. Rudbeckia and Echinacea are two prairie flowers that love it as the mercury climbs and look just right shimmering in the sun. Add into the mix the calming balance of some flowering grasses and you have a ready-made planting combination that ...

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