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The only book on ornamental plants dedicated to the remarkably cold-hardy and arid-adapted native species of Trans-Pecos Texas. The potential of these trees, shrubs, succulents, cacti, and grasses for use in the landscape, both within and beyond the borders of their native habitats, has been only superficially tapped. Yuccas, Ceniza, Texas Mountain Laurel, and Salvias are already familiar to native plant enthusiasts. But hundreds of essentially unknown plants with ornamental potential await discovery, …
Amazon / Iron Mountain Press
Price: 143.93 $

Today, native plants and water conservation are subjects of vital interest to cities, offices, homeowners, and agriculture alike, as all are affected by the growing shortage of water in the Intermountain region.This comprehensive volume provides specific information about shrubs, trees, grasses, forbs, and cacti that are native to most states in the Intermountain West, and that can be used in landscaping to conserve water, reflect and preserve the region s landscape character, and help protect its …

In this comprehensive, richly illustrated guide, author George Oxford Miller provides the how-to, when-to, and what-to for gardeners, landscapers, and homeowners throughout Texas. Have you ever planted a beautiful—and expensive—shrub in your yard and watched it slowly die because it was in the wrong location? Insufficient sunlight, too much water, improper soil, or too hot an exposure can turn the nursery-perfect specimen into an eyesore. This all-in-one DIY guide helps you beautify your yard …
Amazon / Voyageur Press
Price: 112.51 $

Native Trees of the Midwest gives detailed descriptions and unique insights into identifying all the trees native to Indiana and most of those in the surrounding states. Descriptive text gives invaluable hints on how to identify species in any season and is supported with color photographs of all-important characteristics. The book encapsulates the authors combined experience of more than 50 years in teaching students how to identify woody plants. …
Amazon / Purdue University Press
Price: 94.46 $

Fully revised and expanded! Now with full color on every page and many new photographs, the new edition of this popular pictorial guide has expanded to include 128 woody plants and 39 herbaceous flowering plants common to the Southwest. Considerable attention is given to the history of botany in the region, with biographical sketches of the early botanists. Big-tree records have also been added for many of the species. This book brings together colorful photographs, exquisite line drawings, and written …
Amazon / Brand: Mimbres Press
Price: 71.92 $

You don’t have to travel around the world or spend a ton of money to enjoy the wonders of nature. Look Up! Birds and Other Natural Wonders Just Outside Your Window is a series of well-researched nature essays that will inspire readers to experience the outdoors in an affordable, accessible and joyful way. The essays encourage backyard and local bird watching, native plant landscaping and restoration, practical energy conservation and land conservation. They also explore how we can derive psychological …
Amazon / Influence Publishing Inc
Price: 52.33 $

Have you ever planted a beautiful, and expensive, shrub in your yard and watched it slowly die because it was in the wrong location? Not enough light, too much water, improper soil, or too hot an exposure can turn the nursery-perfect specimen into an eyesore. This all-in-one guide helps you beautify your yard, not with high-maintenance imports, but with native plants adapted to your local growing conditions. Whether as a foundation hedge, mass planting, or accent shrub, native species can provide …
Amazon / Brand: Voyageur Press
Price: 49.16 $

The standard landscape plant manual for Florida now revised and expanded! From reviews of the original edition:   The bible of Florida landscaping.... The book has listings for more than 400 plants containing excellent information about cultural and climatological requirements and such interesting tidbits as seasons of maximum color and how the plant is best used in the Florida landscape. -- Cape Coral Breeze  One of Florida s best garden manuals.... All residents of Florida will find much useful …

Become Skilled in the Herbal Arts Powerful, wild, and magical, herbs are among nature s most versatile plants. This bountiful guide will help you gain prowess in the herbal arts with herb lore from many cultures, and tips on growing and gathering herbs. You ll also learn how to use the potent energy of herbs for natural health and beauty, and in cooking, crafts, and magic. With more articles from nationally recognized herbalists than ever before, Llewellyn s 2003 Herbal Almanac presents time-honored …
Amazon / Llewellyn Publications
Price: 30.99 $

This book is a survey of 12 breathtakingly beautiful gardens by award-winning photographer Andre Baranowski, whose eye for beauty will embolden readers the world over to embrace their inner instincts and create their own garden wild. The new movement in contemporary gardening is about going back to the wilderness, creatively landscaping with native plants to enrich their environments and seamlessly merge with their natural surroundings. Politely rejecting traditional manicured, hedged and pruned …
Amazon / Rizzoli
Price: 29.45 $

Native Trees of the Midwest is a definitive guide to identifying trees in Indiana and surrounding states, written by three leading forestry experts. Descriptive text explains how to identify every species in any season, and color photographs show all important characteristics. Not only does the book allow the user to identify trees and learn of their ecological and distributional attributes, but it also presents an evaluation of each species relative to its potential ornamental value for those interested …
Amazon / Purdue University Press
Price: 27.98 $

As the world heats up and we become more and more conscious of our place in the natural scheme, the appeal of the native plants of the Southwest becomes ever more compelling for gardeners. In addition to providing year-round beauty with relatively little maintenance, landscaping with native plants contributes to the repair of the natural ecosystem and brings us closer to our environment—and the array of native plant material available to the Southwestern gardener is diverse and spectacular, providing …
Amazon / Voyageur Press
Price: 26.61 $

At 35, Leslie Buck made an impulsive decision to put her personal life on hold to pursue her passion. Leaving behind a full life of friends, love, and professional security, she became the first American woman to learn pruning from one of the most storied landscaping companies in Kyoto. Cutting Back recounts Buck s bold journey and the revelations she has along the way. During her apprenticeship in Japan, she learns that the best Kyoto gardens look so natural they appear untouched by human hands, …
Amazon / Tantor Audio
Price: 25.95 $

Organized by season, this lyrical yet practical guide to backyard restoration gardening celebrates the beauty, the challenges, and the rewards of growing California native plants at home. Judith Larner Lowry, winner of the prestigious John Burroughs award, here builds on themes from her best-selling Gardening with a Wild Heart, which introduced restoration gardening as a new way of thinking about land and people. Drawing on her experiences in her own garden, Lowry offers guidance on how to plan a …

The ultimate resource on how to create attractive sustainable, native plant landscapes anywhere in the state, Pennsylvania Naturally is for serious gardeners and designers. Learn how to easily understand and succeed with your specific habitat, what plants will thrive, and how to conserve natural resources. The most comprehensive cultivation and habitat data ever, Pennsylvania Naturally details more than 2,000 perennials and annuals. Also covered: geographic, environmental, ecological systems for …
Amazon / Pennystone Books
Price: 24.95 $