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A Gardener's Book of Handmade Gifts Other / Books

A Gardener's Book of Handmade Gifts

In this book Stephanie Donaldson presents an entirely delightful collection of simple, natural gift ideas - beautiful and exquisite creations for gardeners and garden lovers everywhere. …

Gardening By the Seasons Other / Books

Gardening By the Seasons

Gardening by the Seasons.A Collection of Articles by Rhonda Ferree provides a simple perspective on various gardening topics. Organized by the seasons, the articles give practical hints on many aspects of gardening. Rhonda s style is fun and easy to read. Share her gardening experiences through columns …

Houseplants and How to Grow Them Other / Books

Houseplants and How to Grow Them

Houseplants and How to Grow Them: Easy Tips to Grow Healthy, Beautiful Plants Houseplants can be a challenge when you have poor conditions (poor lighting, freezing windows in winter, humidity levels that match the Sahara Desert’s, destructive toddlers, cats that use flowerpots as a litter box, etc.) …

Handbook of Turfgrass Management and Physiology Other / Books

Handbook of Turfgrass Management and Physiology

A multibillion dollar industry that has tripled in the last ten years, turfgrass management plays an important role in landscaping, golf courses, and other sports surfaces. Proper management and cultural practices are crucial for the performance of these versatile grasses, creating a demand among scientists, …

Botanical Riches Other / Books

Botanical Riches: The Story of Botanical Exploration

The Story of Botanical Exploration | This pictorial history of plant cultivation explores the systematic searches and scientific botanical discoveries that have been made in botany throughout the ages. Vividly showcasing the splendor and beauty of flora from around the globe, more than 300 lush color …

Garden Natural History Other / Books

Garden Natural History (Collins New Naturalist)

Collins New Naturalist | How does a garden differ from other habitats, both natural and semi-natural? Is it true that the modern home garden is largely a collection of hybrids between exotic species? These and other questions are answered in this guide to plant fertilizing, watering, pest and disease …

Carex comans 'Bronze' - New Zealand Hair Sedge Plants / Grass, Grasses

Bronze Carex

Rich Honey Tones All Year! Coppery with pink tints in spring, then golden-amber till frost! Now here s a nice change of pace for your edging, containers, and border accents! Bronze Carex is just what its name promises -- an ornamental grass (easy and carefree!) that keeps its honey-toned leaves right …

Wildflowers 2008 Other / Books

Wildflowers 2008

The welcome, reassuring sight of wildflowers brings unexpected pleasures throughout the year. Sometimes subtle, sometimes extravagant, these random, uncultivated plants turn up in meadows, forests and mountain valleys, on riverbanks and roadsides, and in parks and swamps. They blanket entire fields in …

The Color Encyclopedia of Hostas Other / Books

The Color Encyclopedia of Hostas

Hostas are consistently voted the gardener s favorite perennial — their clean lines, sumptuous leaves, and elegant flowers offer great potential for striking specimen plantings and also make them the most accommodating of companion plants. The core of this encyclopedia is a fully illustrated collection …

Winter-Flowering Shrubs Other / Books

Winter-Flowering Shrubs

Gardeners, plant collectors, horticulturists, and landscape designers will find a valuable resource in this carefully selected plant directory of best performing winter-flowering shrubs. Readers will find daphnes, viburnums, witch hazels, and camellias to suit every taste and garden situation, as well …

The New Tech Garden Other / Books

The New Tech Garden

Forget tired rows of carnations interspersed with a few clumped impatiens: these stunning New Tech layouts redefine what a garden can be! Award-winning designer Paul Cooper presents the best contemporary garden designs from all around the world. From the innovative to the controversial, this unique collection …

The Italian Garden Other / Books

The Italian Garden: Art, Design and Culture (Cambridge Studies in Italian History and Culture)

Art, Design and Culture (Cambridge Studies in Italian History and Culture) | Italian Renaissance gardens were the admiration of Europe and North America. They revived the classical art of garden making, as well as drawing on medieval literary traditions; but they also developed their own forms and styles, …

Easy to Make Outdoor Structures Other / Books

Easy to Make Outdoor Structures: Projects for Yard and Garden Living

Projects for Yard and Garden Living | What structure would make your garden perfect—a crowning touch like an arched gateway? A shady place to put a comfy chair? Or a shed for neatly storing your landscaping tools? Whatever practical or decorative feature it needs, this attractive collection has the …

Finest Gardens of the South East Other / Books

Finest Gardens of the South East

Home of the most stunning public gardens in England, South East England s wealth of internationally renowned gardens are a must see, and here Tony Russell provides a guide to the wonderful gardens the region has to offer. …

Irises Other / Books

Irises: A Gardener's Encyclopedia

A Gardener s Encyclopedia | The most comprehensive and up-to-date encyclopedia of irises available. Irises are beloved by enthusiasts who garden in a wide variety of zones, including hot and dry, temperate, and even cold northern climates. Irises bloom in every imaginable color-revealed here in more …

Making the Modern Garden Other / Books

Making the Modern Garden

A superlative analysis of contemporary gardens as well as fascinating collection of landscapes around the world, Making the Modern Garden is a definitive study of the philosophy and practice of garden design at the outset of the twenty-first century. Author Christopher Bradley-Hole, himself a landscape …

In the Land of the Blue Poppies Other / Books

In the Land of the Blue Poppies: The Collected Plant-Hunting Writings of Frank Kingdon Ward

During the first years of the twentieth century, the British plant collector and explorer Frank Kingdon Ward went on twenty-four impossibly daring expeditions throughout Tibet, China, and Southeast Asia, in search of rare and elusive species of plants. He was responsible for the discovery of numerous …