Garden Shops: heather 1 | About-garden.com

Urban & Suburban Meadows has been revised with a new forward by Heather Holm, more photos and resources! Urban & Suburban Meadows, Bringing Meadowscaping to Big and Small Spaces is an enticing introduction to meadowscaping. Author and photographer, Catherine Zimmerman, combines her expertise in photography, storytelling, environmental issues, horticulture and organic practices to offer meadowscaping as an alternative to reduce monoculture lawns. Zimmerman crafts a guide that provides step-by-step …

Southern Bouquets by Melissa Bigner with Heather Barrie and photography by Peter Frank Edwards demonstrates how to bring the beauty of flowers home, no matter your zip code or the state of your green thumb. The book highlights individual flowers that are quintessential to the Southern blooms (though many appear throughout the country) and shows how to create simple yet elegant bouquets with homegrown fare from backyard gardens and local flower farms. The bouquets that grace the dining rooms and parlors …
Amazon / Gibbs Smith
Price: 45.92 $

The latest publication from the Botanical Magazine Monograph series, Hardy Heathers from the Northern Hemisphere is a fully illustrated guide to all the heather species that grow naturally in the Northern Hemisphere. Covered in detail are the distribution, classification, and conservation of three genera—Calluna, Daboecia, and Erica—supplemented by a history of heathers in cultivation and a select list of the best cultivars. Extensively illustrated with stunning botanical art by Christabel King, …

Kiftsgate Court, perched on the northern edge of the Cotswolds Hills in Gloucestershire, is a garden composed of many different scenes. Some elements – the bluebell wood, the clipped hedging and the rose border, with its famously huge Kiftsgate rose – are traditionally English, but there are also areas of Italianate planting and terracing, and others where a mixture of perennials, roses and rare and exotic shrubs thrive side by side. Equally remarkable is the fine balance between continuity and …
Amazon / Merrell Publishers
Price: 37.49 $

Gardening can be a political act. Creativity, fulfillment, connection, revolution—it all begins when we get our hands in the dirt. Food Not Lawns combines practical wisdom on ecological design and community-building with a fresh, green perspective on an age-old subject. Activist and urban gardener Heather Flores shares her nine-step permaculture design to help farmsteaders and city dwellers alike build fertile soil, promote biodiversity, and increase natural habitat in their own paradise gardens. …

Excerpt from Alpine Gardens and Nursery Erica (heather). They represent the best evergreen shrubs for the rock garden with a great variation in form and in the flower season. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections …
Amazon / Forgotten Books
Price: 27.96 $

Excerpt from Bonnell Nurseries, 1949: Catalog Number 10; Rhododendrons, Azaleas, Camellias, Heather Method of Shipping - All nursery stock is shipped from our Nurseries by the most practical and inexpensive method. Terms - Net cash. Prices - Are understood net f.o.b. Nursery. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art …
Amazon / Forgotten Books
Price: 27.67 $

From the wings of moths to the feet of hoverflies and the head feathers of nectar-seeking birds, the process of pollination is a natural marvel. How do the many annuals and perennials and shrubs and trees that populate the globe manage to lure the aid of bees and butterflies and other creatures at exactly the appropriate time? Pollination Power offers a unique, truly bird’s-eye view of the wonders of pollination at work. In stunning full-color images, employing the latest photographic techniques, …
Amazon / Univ of Chicago Pr
Price: 26.99 $

Gardens are an integral part of any cityscape, and New York City boasts a wealth of outdoor spaces that enhance the urban environment and provide visual pleasure to residents and visitors. City Green celebrates the richness and diversity of New York s public gardens. While the New York Botanical Garden, the High Line, and Central Park are familiar names and places, other venues, such as Roosevelt Park, the Inwood Heather Garden, Brooklyn Bridge Park, and the Chinese Scholar s Garden, remain relatively …
Amazon / The Monacelli Press
Price: 26.99 $