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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 $

Australian landscape designer Phillip Johnson became an international household name after winning Best in Show at the Royal Horticultural Society s Chelsea Flower and Garden Show in 2013 - the equivalent of winning a gold medal at the Olympics. This book explores Phillip s philosophy of connecting with nature in a sustainable way. Connected focuses on his key passions, including integrated sustainable water management and the creation of natural, chemical-free pools; recreation of thriving habitats …
Amazon / Murdoch Books
Price: 147.41 $

One of the pleasures of visiting Kyoto is to wander around narrow streets lined with machiya, the traditional townhouses of the merchant class. Tucked away inside each of these unusually long, narrow dwellings is a hidden oasis: a small garden known as the tsuboniwa. Following on from Landscapes for Small Spaces and The Hidden Gardens of Kyoto, the third book by garden enthusiast and photographer Katsuhiko Mizuno focuses on these miniature courtyard gardens of the machiya. A wide variety of gardens …

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 $

A beautiful, colorful guide to bringing the style of Nantucket Island to your home.There is something essentially charming about a simple cottage surrounded by a fence covered with roses. More than 1,200 of these houses can be found on Nantucket Island. Nowhere in this country are there more charming and diverse cottages featuring small pocket gardens and window boxes than on Nantucket.To a large extent, the character of the island is reflective of these little early homes. They were originally built …
Amazon / Skyhorse
Price: 100.00 $

Enjoy it for its sheer beauty or use it for inspiration while creating your own small landscape garden. Japanese gardening is the art of arranging plants, rocks, lanterns, and basins in an open or, as here, an enclosed space. According to the aesthetic principles long prevailing in Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan, even two rocks arranged in a tiny, enclosed space can be considered a garden. This type of garden is called a tsuboniwa, and Kyoto has long being considered its birthplace and home. …
Amazon / Kodansha USA
Price: 85.86 $

Imagine the satisfaction of diving into a plate full of food that you grew yourself. Stepping out onto your patio and picking fresh ingredients for a meal is a special experience that is possible almost all year long. Small Is Bountiful shows you how to use the latest practices of high-density patio gardening to grow a cornucopia of mouthwatering fruits, delectable vegetables, and fresh herbs in large and small plant containers, window boxes, and hanging baskets. This beautifully illustrated book …
Amazon / Readers Digest
Price: 81.95 $

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 …

The strong horizontals of bamboo reflected in a dark circle of water; the rhythmic clap of the deer scarer; the contemplative beauty of waves created in sand: combinations of nature and art that soothe and uplift the spirit. Your vision of a Japanese garden need not be confined to Japan. Here is a fully comprehensive guiide which will enable you to capture in your home or office environment the elusive spirit of the Japanese garden-no matter where you live. The author, a Japanese landscape architect …

Excerpt from Little Gardens: How to Beautify City Yards and Small Country Spaces Ground so small. The need is the greater be cause of their smallness. There is so little natu ral beauty in the town that we can not afford to neglect the chance to extend it. All the world smiles in the fields, and we have only to go to them to share their cheer; but the smile of a flower in the little well among the bricks and tim. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic …
Amazon / Forgotten Books
Price: 67.89 $

Marijuana Success Indoors looks into the gardens of real people to see how they have combined gardening skill with technological savvy to produce quality buds. This large-format, 8.5 x 11 inch book focuses on homegrowing cultivation issues and solutions, including working in small spaces, the use of hydroponics versus planting mix gardens, lighting, and supplementing with CO2. A great companion to information found in grow guides Marijuana Success Indoors shows what types of problems are encountered …
Amazon / Quick American Archives
Price: 60.42 $

This heavily illustrated handbook shows and tells plant lovers virtually everything they need to know in order to maintain house plants that bring life and color to indoor spaces. Here are single-page profiles of approximately 200 house plants, some especially desirable for their beautiful and often unusual foliage, and others for their resplendent flowers. Each profile includes a vivid color photo, information on potting, watering, feeding, required sunlight, fertilizing, pruning, and propagating. …
Amazon / B.E.S. Publishing
Price: 57.72 $

For those with too little time or space to work on a full-scale garden, this guide provides hundreds of easy suggestions, inspiring photographs, and tips for choosing containers to create small gardens inside an apartment or on a windowsill. Original. IP.Like Luebbermann s other new book, Homegrown Fruit, Little Potted Gardens is an inspiration for would-be gardeners with limited space who may have mistakenly assumed that they cannot successfully garden without a lot more space than they have, in …
Amazon / Chronicle Books
Price: 56.62 $

Aimed at the novice gardener, this encyclopaedia is a revised version of two books - The First Time Garden and First Time Planting - which were previously published separately. It includes advice on topics such as planning, soil preparation, hard landscaping, lawns, and specific features such as scree and rock gardens. It also contains information on choosing and buying plants, planting methods, soil types, plants suitable for particular areas of a garden, and growing fruit and vegetables in small …
Amazon / Brand: BBC Pubns
Price: 56.10 $