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The Ann Lovejoy Handbook of Northwest Gardening Other / Books

The Ann Lovejoy Handbook of Northwest Gardening: Natural , Sustainable, Organic

Natural, Sustainable, Organic | In this updated second edition of the popular guide, Ann Lovejoy explains how to create a gorgeous ornamental garden following the principles and techniques of organic and sustainable gardening. Emphasizing good soil prep, composting, drainage, mulching, and proper plant …

Geranium maculatum 'Elizabeth Ann' - wild geranium Plants / Perennials

Geranium maculatum 'Elizabeth Ann' - wild geranium

Hardy Geranium maculatum Elizabeth Ann Family: Geraniaceae Origin: The species is native to the United States. A compact mound of dark, coffee colored foliage is covered in light-pink flowers for several weeks in summer. Very unusual foliage color for this species. Geraniums are trouble free plants. …

Magnolia stellata - Star Magnolia Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Magnolia stellata - Star Magnolia

Family: Magnoliaceae ; (Magnol-ia: bears the name of Pierre Magnol, 1638-1715, botanist of Montpellier) Ann Star Magnolia (Kosar f1 hybrid) Deep purplish-red blooms appear later than most magnolias, thus are less apt to get frosted. Big, lily-like flowers often repeat during the summer. A vigorous multi-stemmed …

Landscape Design Other / Books

Landscape Design: Theory and Application

Landscape Design: Theory and Application was written from a blended perspective of a horticulturist and landscape architect who together have over 25 years of university teaching experience in landscape design. This text discusses design tools used by landscape design professionals and then describes …

Gardening with Hardy Geraniums Other / Books

Gardening with Hardy Geraniums

Hardy geraniums were the first plants to shrug off the rigours of her coastal climate and grow in Birgitte Husted Bendtsens garden every bit as well as they did in the fertile, sheltered plots further east in Denmark. Add to this their tolerance of dogs and children, resistance to pests and diseases, …

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 …

Conifers: The Illustrated Encyclopedia Other / Books

Conifers: The Illustrated Encyclopedia

Landscape Journal This magnificent pictorial encyclopedia includes not only the latest cultivars but also rarities such as Wollemia nobilis, recently discovered in Australia. From towering redwoods photographed in their coastal habitat to recent dwarf varieties so popular in small gardens, conifers are …

Geranium - Cranesbill Plants / Perennials

Geranium - Cranesbill (PPH)

Musical theatre buffs will know, but for those of you who don’t, this line comes from a song entitled June is Bustin’ Out All Over! from the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Carousel. This piece of musical history is set in Maine, USA and the song refers the stirring and thrilling arrival of summer …