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The Color Encyclopedia of Hostas Other / Books

The Color Encyclopedia of Hostas

Hostas are consistently voted the gardeners 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 …

Encyclopedia of Water Garden Plants Other / Books

Encyclopedia of Water Garden Plants

Encyclopedia of Water Garden Plants is the definitive photographic reference to the full range of plants available to the water gardener. This volume includes hundreds of water garden plants often overlooked in other books, such as marginal plants, floating plants, bog plants, and submerged plants. Of …

The Color Encyclopedia of Daylilies Other / Books

The Color Encyclopedia of Daylilies

A vast array of daylily hybrids has been developed from only a small group of species in Hemerocallis. Hundreds of new daylilies are introduced each year, and no other book describes and illustrates so many of the hybrids in one place. The parent species are also included, but the focus is on the amazing …

Encyclopedia of Hydrangeas Other / Books

Encyclopedia of Hydrangeas

Famed for their durability, beauty, and diversity, hydrangeas are enjoying a renaissance in todays gardens. These classic garden shrubs provide bold color — from pink to purple, blue to white — in midsummer to midautumn, when few other plants are in bloom. Many hundreds of dramatic species, hybrids, …

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 …

Maples for Gardens Other / Books

Maples for Gardens: A Color Encyclopedia

A Color Encyclopedia | This photo gallery of the best maples for garden use is a complement both to Maples of the World and to J. D. Vertreess Japanese Maples, since more than a third of the book is devoted to Acer palmatum, including many new and unusual cultivars. The photographs, taken in locations …

The Encyclopedia of Grasses for Livable Landscapes Other / Books

The Encyclopedia of Grasses for Livable Landscapes

In this new book noted grass expert and advocate Rick Darke addresses both the aesthetic qualities of grasses in private gardens and the opportunities and challenges of using them in wild and constructed public landscapes. All the true grasses, sedges, rushes, restios, and cattails that possess ornamental …

An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Clematis Other / Books

An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Clematis

With more than 800 Clematis species and cultivated varieties from which to choose, gardeners and growers have been inundated with options. Even more frustrating for some has been the absence of a single comprehensive reference with which to identify the numerous cultivars. …

Complete Rose Encyclopedia Other / Books

Complete Rose Encyclopedia

This comprehensive volume is a pictorial guide to one of the most popular groups of plants in the world, providing an indispensable resource for selecting the right rose for any type of garden. Descriptions of numerous species and their varieties are illustrated with over 750 full color photographs that …

The Encyclopedia of Ornamental Grasses Other / Books

The Encyclopedia of Ornamental Grasses

From the fresh green shoots of spring through the dramatic foliage of summer, the lush colors of autumn, and the pale, feathery maturity of winter, grasses add a special touch to the garden in every season. Native species of beautiful ornamental grasses flourish in almost every part of North America. …

An Encyclopedia of Shade Perennials Other / Books

An Encyclopedia of Shade Perennials

Finding an array of unique and diverse plants for shade might seem like a daunting task, with limited options available to the gardener. Shade perennial expert W. George Schmid dispels this perception in his new encyclopedia. This companionable reference provides information on more than 7000 species …

The Visual Encyclopedia of Garden Techniques Other / Books

The Visual Encyclopedia of Garden Techniques

All the essential garden tasks shown step by step, with 950 color photographs and illustrations | Whether you are an experienced gardener or a complete beginner, this book contains everything that you need to know about planning, planting and maintaining your garden. …

A to Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants Other / Books

A to Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants

The most comprehensive, detailed, and lavishly illustrated guide to garden plants ever published, first published in 1997, has now been completely revised to include nearly 250 new plants and photos. The AHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants is an essential reference for all gardeners, from novices to …

Gardening Encyclopedia Other / Books

Gardening Encyclopedia

Ranging from A to Z, Botanicas pocket series presents more than 2,000 plant descriptions, each accompanied by brilliant color photographs. Every description includes tips on care and location, information on origins, planting and blooming times, forms of growth, frost hardiness and suggestions for beautiful …

Irises Other / Books

Irises: A Gardener's Encyclopedia

A Gardeners 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 than …

Rock Garden Plants Other / Books

Rock Garden Plants: A Color Encyclopedia

A Color Encyclopedia | Baldassare Mineo is owner of Siskiyou Rare Plant Nursery in Medford, Oregon, one of the worlds great sources of plants for rock gardens. Mineos own photographs are supplemented with many by the renowned horticulturist Fritz Kummert. This authoritative includes rare and unusual …

Tropical and Subtropical Trees Other / Books

Tropical and Subtropical Trees: An Encyclopedia

An Encyclopedia | This exhaustive, lavishly illustrated A-Z encyclopedia describes tropical and subtropical trees by their specific attributes and profiles, such as color, shape, texture, flowers, foliage, or fruit. It also includes a collection of useful quick-reference checklists that help gardeners, …