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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 $

The soothing sight and sound of water is one of the greatest pleasures a garden can offer. Now those with small gardens or even no garden at all, can enjoy the delights of water features with this practical guide to designing, building and planting your own original container water gardens. Here ideas and step-by-step instructions for over 25 small-scale, low-maintenance water features to suit small gardens, patios, balconies and even indoors. All are surprisingly simple to construct and install. …
Amazon / David & Charles
Price: 122.39 $

Bite-sized inspiration for the owner of any outside space, be it a city window box or a country terrace. Whether you want to grow something decorative for spring, summer or winter flowers, or delicious edibles from herbs to tomatoes; if you want to fill window boxes, tubs or hanging baskets; and if you re after original ideas such as reclaimed troughs or a mini container water garden, this pack will give you plenty of inspiration. There s something here for every gardener, from the low-maintenance …
Amazon / Ryland Peters & Small
Price: 111.75 $

The Flowers of La Grenouille To think of La Grenouille, one of New York City s finest restaurants, is to think of exquisite food, lush surroundings, and perhaps above all, gorgeous flowers. Ever since its doors opened in 1962, La Grenouille has been known for its peerless bouquets, and in The Flowers of La Grenouille the mystery and the history behind these beautiful flowers are revealed. Now Charles Masson, proprietor of La Grenouille for eighteen years, affectionately shares the intimate lessons …
Amazon / Clarkson Potter
Price: 73.39 $

Hostas are irresistible. Their sculptural leaves and appealing textures make it difficult to stop at one, and it is easy to fill a garden with them. Help is at hand with this attractive guide to the popular new small hostas that take up less space and are ideally suited to container cultivation. They can be used on their own or with companion plants to make charming displays on the patio, porch, or even windowsill. Many small hostas are simply scaled-down versions of classic hostas, while others …
Amazon / Timber Press OR
Price: 71.35 $

Intended especially for city-dwellers with small gardens, this is a guide to making the most of vertical space in a garden. It offers a variety of project-based ideas - some instant and some more involved - for a variety of situations, including a pergola over a patio, an arch over a path or gate, supports for container climbers, a fragrant arbour, trellis screening, and concealing an ugly drainpipe. For each project there is advice on planning and siting, step-by-step instructions, lists of materials, …
Amazon / Bbc Pubns
Price: 55.34 $

Bonsai is the ancient Japanese art of dwarfing and shaping trees in small containers to produce miniature versions of mature trees. A single bonsai may only be a foot tall, but looks identical to a full-grown tree in nature. Careful trimming, pruning, wiring, and other techniques are necessary to produce this appearance. Bonsai outlines the constant and proper care that will allow the bonsai to blend with it container in a natural and aesthetically pleasing manner. …

The essential guide for anyone with a small space or no decent land; for those who want something more manageable and easy to reach; for those want the exciting visual effects. It will show you how to choose types of containers; how to grow different types of plants; and how to maintain. With clear text and attractive illustration. …
Amazon / Flame Tree Publishing
Price: 40.24 $

Having native orchids growing in the garden is a gardener’s dream –and this book can help it come true. How to Grow Native Orchids in Gardens Large and Small starts with the history and botany of orchids and continues with practical tips on how to grow native orchids in your garden. Readers will find out Which species of orchids will work in their garden How to protect them from pests and diseases How to grow orchids in a container How to start an orchid meadow The special relationship between …
Amazon / UIT Cambridge Ltd.
Price: 39.99 $

These 25 beautifully illustrated designs offer a solution for every location, from tree-shaded corners to sunny front yards. Three major sections cover small and large gardens, garden plots, and container gardens, with advice on frequently encountered challenges. Every layout includes planting instructions, site specifications, comprehensive plant information, an exquisite watercolor rendering of the plan, and eye-opening color photos. A plant substitution guide helps you find alternatives to the …
Amazon / Brand: Hearst
Price: 39.23 $

We live in a world where processed foods strain the shelves of grocery stores. The health of our world population suffers as a result. A guide to creating an Abundant Garden in your living space is a welcome solution. Put your health back in your hands through learning the following: · Grow vegetables and fruits your family will enjoy · Grow an abundant variety of fruits and vegetables to supplement your diet · Create edible food spaces using small or large ground plots · Create fruit and vegetable …
Amazon / Brand: FriesenPress
Price: 38.99 $

...suggestions for making innovative use of limited space...Looking for ideas for a rooftop container garden? How about planting scheme whereby foliage takes center stage in one area, but flowers reign in the opposite border?...Curl up with Strong s latest...it is bound to brighten the cloudiest day, with its delectable photographs and pretty illustrations revealing important design elements and numerous gardens-capes displaying distinctive styles and attitudes. --Booklist. …
Amazon / Brand: Conran
Price: 38.00 $

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: 34.45 $

Swap the annuals for edibles, creating attractive beds and containers that both beautify the yard and provide a bounty of fresh produce As a trained chef-turned-professional kitchen garden designer, Marta Teegen knows what a difference freshly harvested vegetables can make to a meal—and how easy it is to ensure seasonal vegetables are always available when you need them. She touts the joys creating front yard–friendly raised beds and container gardens that take up only a small amount of space …
Amazon / Rodale Books
Price: 33.35 $

Get the best out of any type of garden without spending a fortune, whether it s a small window box or a hard patio, with Deborah Schneebeli-Morrell s brilliant guide to growing crops in pots. Using containers or pots as a base for your gardening is so versatile - try making an eye-catching design feature by growing nasturtiums in a galvanized mop bucket, or grow parsley and basil on your window ledge in a kitchen colander. Growing your own crops is not only rewarding and fun, but you ll be doing …
Amazon / Cico
Price: 31.68 $

In these times of rising food prices and renewed interest in all things local, growing food in cities is becoming the big urban trend. Permaculture in Pots shows you how to get started with whatever space you have available--appealing to those who feel powerless to meet their own subsistence needs through lack of growing space. Month by month we learn what to grow on a balcony or in a container garden, using low impact permaculture principles. It doesn’t matter when you pick up the book and start …
Amazon / Permanent Publications
Price: 31.19 $