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Set against some Europe s most dramatic natural scenery, the gardens of Cornwall are stunning in their impact. The first reaction of most visitors is awed delight at the vibrant luxuriance of the planting: for the serendipity of Cornwall s damp, mild climate has made it an ideal home for many of the great plant-hunter collections. But the springtime show of camellias, rhododendrons and magnolias that rank almost as the national emblems of Cornwall is just one strand in the astonishing diversity of …
Amazon / Frances Lincoln Ltd
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Illustrated with more than 110 striking color photographs and packed with advice on every aspect of rhododendron growing, from soil preparation and landscape design to advanced propagating and hybridizing techniques, this is the most useful book on these spectacular flowering shrubs. Reiley has fully updated his practical, hands-on approach with more of the detailed information that gardeners need to choose and grow these luxuriant, beautifully blossoming plants. …

Ground covers take on new meaning in this enlightening book designed to make gardeners work easier. Hostas, stonecrops, smaller rhododendrons, prayer plants, pyracanthas, box huckleberry, hellebores, daylilies, grasses, alpine willows, and unsupported climbing vines are just some of MacKenzie s imaginative suggestions. Even Gunnera manicata, a 6-foot-tall, 8-foot-wide plant, is suggested for some situations! …

In these pages H. Edward Reiley shares the gardening wisdom earned by many years of experience in growing and propagating rhododendrons and azaleas in the nursery and the landscape. It is the perfect book for all those beginning their gardening adventures with these marvelous plants, which have no rivals as landscape plants when grown successfully.The practical, hands-on approach, along with detailed information covering site selection, soil requirements, plant selection, design use in the landscape, …

Recommends a variety of useful, but less common trees, and describes each tree s characteristics and care requirementsDon t let the magisterial title of this large volume, part of the Garden Club of America s ongoing series, put you off. The authors have provided a marvelous compendium of alternatives to the hardy perennials of American garden shrubs: rhododendrons, forsythias, and yews. Here are hundreds of lesser-known shrubs (along with the common varieties, of course), each presented with a photograph …

During a period as artist-in-residence at Exbury Gardens, home of the celebrated Rothschild rhododendrons. She spent 15 years meticulously documenting the genus Rhododendron. This magnificent book is a collection of her paintings of rhododendron species, executed with delicacy and skill. Each painting illustrates the eight-month growing cycle and includes the flowering branch, bud, flower division and profile, new leaf growth, and seedhead. Published at $45.00 Our last copies available at $22.49 …

Presents authoritative information on selecting, planting, maintaining, and propagating a wide selection of plants that can and should be used as groundcovers. While the author, a respected commercial grower of groundcovers, treats the usual suspects (vinca, ivy, pachysandra, viola), he also discusses plants such as smaller rhododendrons, vines, hellebores, or grasses that can work equally well. Of special interest are chapters on selecting the right plant for various terrains and an extensive groundcover …

Visit over forty of Ireland s most beautiful gardens without moving from your armchair with this stunning book, ranging from the grand old demesnes of the Anglo-Irish ascendancy to the intensely personal creations of passionate plantsmen and garden makers. Visitors to Ireland are often surprised at the palm trees that make so many gardens look as if they belong in a holiday postcard. How can such exotics survive on an island that is as far north as the prairies of Canada and the pine forests of Siberia? …
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For the enthusiastic amateur or experienced rhododendron grower, this landmark reference provides the keys to the accurate identification of the nearly 300 rhododendron species widely in cultivation. Beautiful photographs include close-up shots of flower and leaf, microscope images of leaf surfaces, and easy-to-use diagnostic keys, making this a milestone in the identification of rhododendrons. This book is only available through print on demand. All interior art is black and white. …
Amazon / Brand: Timber Press
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Handy Book of Ornamental Conifers of Rhododendrons and other AmericanFlowering Shrubs Suitable for the Climate and Soils of Britain is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of 1875. Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and expeditions, cooking and nutrition, medicine, and other genres. As a publisher we focus on the preservation of historical literature. Many works of historical writers and scientists are available …
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Updated and revised. This book is both a valuable reference and a practical how-to guide to hundreds of plant species suited for cultivation beneath a canopy of mature trees. Here is all the information needed to get started: design, plant selection, planting and maintenance. These principles can be applied anywhere in North America in any size garden, from large estate to a cramped city lot. This revised edition of The Woodland Garden features new, beautiful color images throughout, a larger format …
Amazon / Brand: Firefly Books
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A thousand years ago, there were only a few hundred plants indigenous to the British Isles. Over the past millennium, however, countless seeds, bulbs, and cuttings have been brought into Britain—deliberately or unwittingly—by travelers, warriors, explorers, and plant hunters who introduced what are now considered common plants—rhododendrons from the Far East, gladioli from Africa, exotics like the monkey puzzle tree from Chile. Europe and the Near East, Russia and North America, South America …
Amazon / Transworld Publishers
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Experts from the Portland Japanese Garden Society, in collaboration with six other experts from gardens arcoss the country, offer tips on growing and maintaining an Oriental garden, providing advice on 200 plants, including conifers, maples, rhododendrons, mosses, bamboos, and other flowering and foliage plants. 350+ photos, 300 in color. …
Amazon / Brand: Pantheon Books
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For the enthusiastic amateur or experienced rhododendron grower, this landmark reference provides the keys to the accurate identification of the nearly 300 rhododendron species widely in cultivation. An extensive introduction places the work in context as it examines the history of Rhododendron classification and gives a full survey of plant structures throughout the many species. Species are listed in systematic order, so that similar species occur close to each other in the text. These are fully …
Amazon / Brand: Timber Press
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Cacti flourish in the most exotic and arid places on the globe, where other plants fear to tread. Yet, many of these plants are easy to care for and have a forgiving nature. All aspects of the cultivation and care of cacti and other succulents are expertly covered. The authors even dispel the prickly myths and urban legends that have grown up around the cactus. Also in the Care Manual series: Roses, Bonsai, Clematis, Fuchsia, Magnolias, and Rhododendrons. …