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Hollies for Gardeners Other / Books

Hollies for Gardeners

Richly enshrouded in legend and superstition, valued for a wide variety of uses and prized by gardeners, hollies have always been part of our lives and gardens. Now they are enjoying a peak of popularity as gardeners wake up to their huge diversity of form, foliage and fruit, marvel at their adaptability, …

Hydrangeas for American Gardens Other / Books

Hydrangeas for American Gardens

The sheer number of choices among Hydrangea species, hybrids, and cultivated varieties can be overwhelming even for the most advanced gardeners. How to choose from among the hundreds of mopheads, climbers, lacecaps, and oakleafs, to name just a few? And how to care for hydrangeas in American gardens, …

Hydrangeas for American Gardens Other / Books

Hydrangeas for American Gardens

The sheer number of choices among Hydrangea species, hybrids, and cultivated varieties can be overwhelming even for the most advanced gardeners. How to choose from among the hundreds of mopheads, climbers, lacecaps, and oakleafs, to name just a few? And how to care for hydrangeas in American gardens, …

The Collector's Garden Other / Books

The Collector's Garden

Now in paperback, this classic book invites gardeners into some of Americas most fascinating private gardens. Through over 400 color photographs of 28 gardens across the country, Ken Druse shows how gardeners can collect plants for their pleasure, without sacrificing their devotion to the natural garden …

Rodale's Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening Other / Books

Rodale's Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening

Rodales Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening has been the go-to resource for gardeners for more than 50 years—and the best tool novices can buy to start applying organic methods to their fruit and vegetable crops, herbs, trees and shrubs, perennials, annuals, and lawns. This thoroughly revised …

Calochortus Other / Books

Calochortus: Mariposas and Their Relatives

Mariposas and Their Relatives | With their graceful stance, brilliant colors, and intricate markings, members of the North American genus Calochortus are among the most dazzling bulbous plants in the world. Yet their mostly undeserved reputation for being difficult to grow has kept them from being known …

The Color Encyclopedia of Ornamental Grasses Other / Books

The Color Encyclopedia of Ornamental Grasses

This encyclopedia by a distinguished American horticulturist is the most authoritative and best-illustrated reference ever published on ornamental grasses. Rick Darke has been studying and photographing grasses in gardens and native landscapes around the world for more than 20 years, and this book includes …

The Authentic Garden Other / Books

The Authentic Garden: Five Principles for Cultivating A Sense of Place

Five Principles for Cultivating A Sense of Place| What makes a garden authentic? For American gardeners, this question can be vexing. Because America is a comparatively young nation, it hasnt had much time to develop an indigenous garden style. Gardeners have tended to turn to other national traditions—such …

The American Woodland Garden Other / Books

The American Woodland Garden: Capturing the Spirit of the Deciduous Forest

Capturing the Spirit of the Deciduous Forest | North Americas eastern half, roughly from the Midwest to the Atlantic, was once a great deciduous forest. Although centuries of human intervention have cleared much of the land, the timeless forest remains in the spirit of the place. Today, even the shortest …

The American Woodland Garden Other / Books

The American Woodland Garden: Capturing the Spirit of the Deciduous Forest

Capturing the Spirit of the Deciduous Forest | North Americas eastern half, roughly from the Midwest to the Atlantic, was once a great deciduous forest. Although centuries of human intervention have cleared much of the land, the timeless forest remains in the spirit of the place. Today, even the shortest …

Rock Gardening Other / Books

Rock Gardening

Rock Gardening: Reimagining a Classic Style Rock gardening —the art of growing alpines and other miniature plants in the company of rocks in order to recreate the look of a rugged mountaintop—has been surging in popularity. Time and space constraints, chronic drought in the American West, and a trend …

Gardening with Clematis Other / Books

Gardening with Clematis: Design and Cultivation

Design and Cultivation | Clematis are among the more versatile and diverse plants for any garden; few flowers can fill so many garden niches, from specimen plants to dwarf perennials, or container selections to multistory vines. Wherever they are found, their blooms never fail to induce rapture and awe. …

Ceanothus Other / Books

Ceanothus

Though it has an unrivaled range of blue flowers and includes plants suitable for many gardening and landscaping situations, this North American native genus has long been underutilized. Its species range from Canada south through southern Mexico and from coast to coast, and there are forms from ground-hugging …

Gardening with Conifers Other / Books

Gardening with Conifers

This is the complete guide to coniferous trees and shrubs that are available to the North American gardener. Stunning color photographs show conifers used in a variety of environments, from small gardens to magnificent estates. …

Herbaceous Perennial Plants Other / Books

Herbaceous Perennial Plants: A Treatise on Their Identification, Culture, and Garden Attributes

A Treatise on Their Identification, Culture, and Garden Attributes | Allan Armitage has a well-deserved reputation for serving up solid information with precision and humor. Now based in Georgia, Armitage began his gardening career in Montreal. Thus, he knows a lot about what happens to plants in both …

Jerry Baker's Green Grass Magic Other / Books

Jerry Baker's Green Grass Magic: Tips, Tricks, and Tonics for Growing the Toe-Ticklinest Turf

Anyone can have a lawn even greener than their neighbors’ envy with this definitive guide to improving the attractiveness of grass from seed to sod, in all seasons. Jerry Baker’s proven tips, tricks, and tonics cover problems from mowing and mole damage to drought or downpour. Regular cabinet items …

Designing the New Kitchen Garden Other / Books

Designing the New Kitchen Garden: An American Potager Handbook

Most gardeners know how rewarding it is to harvest ripe, sun-warmed tomatoes or pungent herbs straight from the garden. But those pleasures can be multiplied a hundredfold by creating a garden that is not only productive, but also a beautiful, well-integrated part of the home landscape. …