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How Does Your Garden Grow? Other / Books

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Written in a clear accessible style and illustrated with amazing close-ups, simple artworks, and practical photographs, this is the first highly illustrated book for the amateur gardener that explains both the science and the lore of life in your garden. …

The Plantfinder's Guide to Cacti & Other Succulents Other / Books

The Plantfinder's Guide to Cacti & Other Succulents

Like the other titles in this series, this handsome full-color book is accessible but provides sufficient depth and detail to satisfy more experienced cactus enthusiasts. It includes an extensive A–Z listing, with useful information on cultivation and propagation. …

Orchid Grower's Handbook Other / Books

Orchid Grower's Handbook

Orchids have evolved to become the largest family of plants in the world, and this accessible and expert book by two of the worlds leading orchid authorities provides everything you need to know to grow and display orchids successfully. …

Pocket Guide to Ornamental Grasses Other / Books

Pocket Guide to Ornamental Grasses

Timber Press Pocket Guides | An accessible and comprehensive reference to the wide range of striking grasses available to gardeners, this pocket guide features an assortment of plants with varied textures, forms, sizes, and flowering times. In a handy, compact format, new varieties are presented, as …

Design Ideas for Home Landscaping Other / Books

Design Ideas for Home Landscaping

Design Ideas for Home Landscaping offers inspiring ideas for achieving a stunning effect with your landscape. Using the information on plant design, expert gardening and planting advice, and the most resilient vegetation for your region, you can maintain a beautiful outdoor haven with this accessible …

Orchids Other / Books

Orchids: A Practical Guide to Care and Cultivation

A Practical Guide to Care and Cultivation | The exquisite variety of forms and colors of orchids are made accessible to beginning growers in this fascinating introduction to the more than 25,000 species that make up this diverse plant family. The book covers commonsense advice on repotting, dividing, …

Orchid Grower's Companion Other / Books

Orchid Grower's Companion: Cultivation, Propagation, and Varieties

Cultivation, Propagation, and Varieties | Growing orchids is a hobby more than two millennia old, and from the beginning these beautiful flowers have enjoyed a constant and unparalleled cult status among enthusiasts. Orchid Growers Companion explains in accessible detail the natural habitat of some 400 …

Down to Earth With Helen Dillon Other / Books

Down to Earth With Helen Dillon

In this book Helen Dillon encapsulates, in her inimitable witty and accessible style, her lifetime of gardening know-how, deep love of plants and assured sense of design. Here is illumination for every gardener—from the beginner wondering why nothing will grow in the garden of the new house to the …

Cacti and Succulents Other / Books

Cacti and Succulents

An Illustrated Guide to the Plants and their Cultivation (Crowood Aviation S.) | An essential guide to cacti and other succulents, featuring 420 color photos and a wealth of information on the plants and their cultivation. Beautifully illustrated and highly accessible, this guide is both an instructive …

Alpine Plants Other / Books

Alpine Plants: Ecology for Gardeners

Ecology for Gardeners. Alpine Plants: Ecology for Gardeners explores ecosystems above the treeline on mountains and beyond the treeline in sub-polar regions from a gardeners perspective. It looks at the effects of geology and soils, low temperatures, precipitation, drought, and snow on the morphology …

Orchid Species Culture Other / Books

Orchid Species Culture: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance

Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance | The immense Oncidium/Odontoglossum alliance contains some of the most popular orchids grown, including members of the genera Ada, Brassia, Cyrtochilum, Odontoglossum, Oncidium, Psychopsis, Rodriguezia, Rossioglossum, and Trichopilia. Finding reliable cultural information …

Flora's Orchids Other / Books

Flora's Orchids

From the producers of the bestselling Flora (Timber Press, 2003) comes the definitive reference for orchid enthusiasts, with more than 1500 orchids described in detail. Genus entries give information on natural distribution, characteristics, and cultivation; species coverage includes a description and …

The Water-Saving Garden Other / Books

The Water-Saving Garden

The Water-Saving Garden: How to Grow a Gorgeous Garden with a Lot Less Water A guide to growing beautiful gardens in drought-prone areas utilizing minimal water for maximum results. …

A Journey to Nine Islands Other / Books

A Journey to Nine Islands

Accompanied by charming and accessible text, the floral centerfolds of Journey to Nine Islands invite the reader to participate in the world of the Chicago Botanic Garden—one of the nation’s most visited public gardens and a preeminent center for learning and plant science. This remarkable volume …

Bulbs in Containers Other / Books

Bulbs in Containers

Fantastic color photographs and excellent writing make this an inspirational and accessible guide for specialty plant collectors, alpine and rock gardeners, and city gardeners, as well as anyone gardening in small spaces. Readers will learn about the ease and practicality of growing bulbs in containers …

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Orchids Other / Books

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Orchids

Our best single book on orchids is a perennial bestseller and an outstanding value at the price. Edited by an eminent orchidist, it is aimed at a broad audience, from the flower lover with a casual interest in orchids to the committed enthusiast and professional. It fully describes and beautifully illustrates …

From Concept to Form in Landscape Design Other / Books

From Concept to Form in Landscape Design

One of the most difficult tasks for a designer is to translate concepts into specific and detailed organizations of space. From Concept to Form in Landscape Design, Second Edition provides vital, functional techniques that make the transformation easier and more effective. This perceptive resource examines …