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A comprehensive, beautifully illustrated primer on the fine art of grown wildflowers covers the North American continent, providing would-be cultivators of these beautiful flowers plentiful expert advice.The New England Wild Flower Society is the oldest plant conservation organization in North America. It celebrated its 100th birthday by publishing this beautiful and useful guide to identifying, growing, and propagating native wildflowers. Cultivating and appreciating native flora is a first step …
Amazon / HOUGHTON MIFFLIN HARCOURT
Price: 170.00 $

While the flamboyant blooms of hibiscus conjure up images of the tropics, there are today many new hybrids that flourish in subtropical and even temperate climates. And indeed, in cooler climates hibiscus grown in containers will do well all summer long and then move indoors to bring sunny color and extravagance to homes surrounded by winter. Readers living in northerly climates will be thrilled to learn that they too can enjoy tropical splendor year-round. The focus of this book is on the home garden, …
Amazon / Brand: Firefly Books
Price: 167.69 $

Inspiring, practical and richly photographed, this comprehensive guide offers creative ideas and DIY projects using beautiful low-maintenance, water-wise plants Succulents are the ultimate easy-care plant: versatile, effortless to grow both indoors and outdoors, and drought tolerant. From Aloe and Agaves, to Senecio and Taciveria, this handbook by leading garden expert Robin Stockwell highlights 200 of the easiest, most useful, and gorgeous plants, and shares advice on care and cultivation. Readers …
Amazon / Oxmoor House
Price: 149.99 $

Orchids introduces the beginner to the fascinating world of growing and caring for orchids. With more than 25,000 species, orchids are quite possibly the largest, and certainly the most diverse, plant family on earth. They are found all over the world (except the polar regions), in a wide range of biomes, and adapted to both epiphytic and terrestrial growth. Visually, orchids offer an exquisite variety of forms and colours, and hybridization has expanded the number of species and produced spectacular …
Amazon / New Holland Publishers
Price: 119.57 $

Using containers or pots as a base for your gardening is so versatile - try making an eye-catching design feature by growing herbs in a zinc bucket, growing spring bulbs in a pretty olive oil can on your patio or growing a complete salad in some old tyres. Growing your own containers is both rewarding and fun. This book is packed with Christine s tips and techniques, from planting to deter pests to choosing the right container for the right crop, along with handy advice on feeding and watering, knowing …
Amazon / Brand: Simon Schuster UK
Price: 107.05 $

Offers advice for creating an attractive hanging basket display, discussing appropriate plants, choosing a location, making baskets, and routine care.Full of solid, practical advice and plenty of how-to pictures, Hanging Baskets is an ideal title for those wanting to maximize their success with this versatile plant grouping. Focusing on combinations with different varieties, training possibilities, containers, and growing conditions, you may be tempted to hang a basket from every possible area. With …
Amazon / Brand: DK ADULT
Price: 101.16 $

Conifers for Gardens is intended to take away the element of uncertainty when you re choosing a plant that may alter your yard for years to come. Profusely illustrated with more than 1,500 crisp photographs and brimming with concise descriptions of both species and their numerous cultivars, this meticulously researched reference provides information - including size, appearance, hardiness, preferred growing conditions and susceptibility to pests and diseases - for almost every hardy conifer you re …
Amazon / Timber Press
Price: 96.12 $

Bonsai are both eye-catching and extremely popular—and this directory of more than 80 trees details their characteristics and explains how to look after them to get the best results. With stunning photography, and detailed instructions for choosing and growing a plant, it’s ideal for both beginners and enthusiasts alike. There’s advice on essential tools and getting started, on maintaining trees throughout the year, and on solving such frequently encountered problems as dropped or browning …
Amazon / Hamlyn
Price: 93.26 $

Shrubs, climbers and trees provide definition to our gardens, softening the hard landscaping with color, texture, and scent. These plants are the mainstay of the garden, providing height, structure, and permanence to the borders. …
Amazon / Anness
Price: 80.19 $

Woodland plants add magic to any garden, with lush carpets of color, foliage at the middle level, and majestic height. Contrary to myth, large spaces and special soil are not required. Drawing on her own experience running a thriving woodland nursery, the author provides seasoned advice on the unique challenges of woodland gardening, including managing light levels, choosing the right plant for the right place, and achieving the well-balanced soil structure that is often key to growing a variety …

Establish a lawn that suits your home s needs with help from this book. You ll learn how to save time and resources while still growing a healthy lawn. With its up-to-date information and easy-to-follow instructions, this guide will help you gain the confidence you need to cultivate a great-looking lawn. Inside you ll find:  • A complete reference, including descriptions for weeds, insect pests, and diseases, plus a hardiness zone map. • Step-by-step advice for everything from choosing grasses …
Amazon / Wiley
Price: 57.82 $

Aimed at the novice gardener, this encyclopaedia is a revised version of two books - The First Time Garden and First Time Planting - which were previously published separately. It includes advice on topics such as planning, soil preparation, hard landscaping, lawns, and specific features such as scree and rock gardens. It also contains information on choosing and buying plants, planting methods, soil types, plants suitable for particular areas of a garden, and growing fruit and vegetables in small …
Amazon / Brand: BBC Pubns
Price: 56.10 $