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Hibiscuses have entered an era of increasing popularity as garden designers and home gardeners rediscover the fine attributes of these wonderful plants. Here is the only book that covers the species and cultivars of the genus Hibiscus completely and in detail. Barbara Perry Lawton surveys both kinds of hibiscus: the tropical, subtropical, and warm-temperate plants whose pure, clean colors are such grand assets to modern gardens and homes, as well as the hardy perennials and shrubs that thrive in …
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This practical guide introduces teachers--with or without green thumbs--to the rich learning opportunities found in gardening with children. Learn how gardening provides a full curriculum, incorporating language and literacy, science and math, social sciences, and the arts, as well as physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development. Covers everything you need to know about planning, preparation, plant selection, growing zones, and pest control. Includes sample garden designs, recipes and activities, …
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Picturesque tumbledown cottages, their gardens ablaze with roses, delphiniums, and hollyhocks, inspired a whole generation of Victorian artists. 130 inspired works by painters such as Helen Allingham, Claude Strachan, and David Woodlock, along with forty others, compose a fascinating and splendid historical record of the flowers and features that characterized the Victorian English country garden....a cornucopia of entrancing watercolors. --The Field. As happy a book as you are likely to meet. --Arts …

Table of Contents Introduction Choosing the Right Soil Soil Color and Fertility Humus Preparation of the Soil Best Time for Seed Sowing The Thinning Process Staking Your Annuals Why Mulch? Cultivation and Maintenance Watering your Plants List of Hardy annuals Half Hardy Annuals Annuals Suitable for Cutting Purposes – Annuals for autumn blooming – Half Hardy Annuals for Edging Your Border Knowing More about Biennials Sowing the seeds Preparing the Ground List of Popular Biennials Choosing the …

Brighter zinnias, fragrant carnations, snappier green beansPlant Breeding for the Home Gardener makes it easier than ever to breed and grow your own varieties of vegetables and flowers. This comprehensive and accessible guide explains how to decide what to breed, provides simple explanations on how to cross plants, and features a basic primer on genetics and advanced techniques. Case studies provide breeding examples for favorite plants like daffodils, hollyhocks, roses, sweet corn, and tomatoes. …
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Excerpt from National Flower Show of the Society of American Florists and Ornamental Horticulturalists When the Pilgrim Fathers landed on the bleak, barren shores of New England they found very little in the way of native flowers. They had brought with them a few seeds of Dianthus and other common garden flowers and when these seeds had produced bloom the Pilgrims gazed upon the entire cultivated floral wealth of America. Among the earliest records of the cultivation of flowers in America, are …
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Excerpt from Landscape Service, Evergreens, Shrubs, Trees, Perennials, Rock Plants, Gladiolus and Dahlias, 1926 Single. Red, white, pink and mixed. (our Hollyhocks are free from disease and rust. Clean; strong, one-year - old stock. Two-year old plants are never sent out, as they are not satisfactory) 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 …
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Excerpt from Catalogue of Garden Seeds, and a List of the Best Kinds of Agricultural Seeds, Garden Implements, Books on Horticulture, &C., &C: Also an Extensive Collection of Flower Seeds, Embracing Many New and Rare Varieties and Established Favorites, and Including Splendid Assortments of Double German Asters, Balsams, Stocks, Hollyhocks, Rocket Larkspurs, &C In order to keep pace with the demand for novelties, every new Species and variety worthy a place in the flower garden, seeds …
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Excerpt from Catalogue of Hardy Roses, Hollyhocks, Paeonies and Phlox, 1903 I take great pleasure in calling especial attention to the several new varieties Of Rambler Roses, which are adapted for climbers or for trailing as ground roses. 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 …
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Excerpt from Lovett s Special Catalogue of Roses, Cannas, Geraniums, Palms, Carnations, Chrysanthemums, Gladiolus, Lilies, Hardy Herbaceous Plants, and Other Summer Flowering Plants and Bulbs Single Hollyhocks. These old-fashioned favorites are again being largely planted, and are preferred by many for the beauty and decorative appearance of their fine large, single flowers. I can supply them in mixed colors only. Each, 100. Doz., 100, Allegheny Hollyhocks. These differ in style and make-up of flowers …
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Explore the unique and expansive learning opportunities offered by gardening with children Gardens are where children’s imaginations engage nature, and the result is joyful learning. Gardening helps children develop an appreciation for the natural world and build the foundation for environmental stewardship. This book is packed with information and inspiration to help you immerse children in gardening and outdoor learning experiences—green thumb or a perfect plot of land not required. Learn how …
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“Vernon’s gorgeously illustrated guide…is an indispensable resource for anyone looking to add a powerful punch of color to their garden.” —Library JournalThe Flower-Powered Garden urges home gardeners to embrace one of the most joyful and important parts of the garden—color! Andy Vernon, a self-professed flower fanatic, highlights perennials and annuals that pack a punch, and shares 15 color combinations that can be used in containers and gardens. The boisterous combinations are inspired …
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Excerpt from Popular Garden Flowers: Anemones, Asters, Begonias, Carnations, Crocuses, Daffodils, Dahlias, Geraniums, Gladioli, Hollyhocks, Hyacinths, Irises, Lilies, Pansies, Phloxes, Primulas, Sweet Peas, Stocks, Tulips, Roses Systems of gardening are not of much use unless supported by good plants, of which the best varieties are selected for thorough cultivation. Many amateurs grow too many kinds of plants. They crowd their beds, borders, and rockeries with a heterogeneous assembly of genera, …
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