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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. …

Conifers for Your Gardens Other / Books

Conifers for Your Gardens

Last re-printed and updated in 1997, this beautifully illustrated hard cover book offers terrific value for money. Used extensively as a garden centre resource and reference book, it also useful when planning a garden and is often used by landscapers to show pictures of conifers to their clients. …

Conifers for Gardens Other / Books

Conifers for Gardens: An Illustrated Encyclopedia

An Illustrated Encyclopedia | Conifers for Gardens is intended to take away the element of uncertainty when you re choosing a plant that may alter your yard for years to come. Profusely illustrated with more than 1,500 crisp photographs and brimming with concise descriptions of both species and their …

The Pruning Specialist Other / Books

The Pruning Specialist: The Essential Guide to Caring for Shrubs, Trees, Climbers, Hedges, Conifers

The Essential Guide to Caring for Shrubs, Trees, Climbers, Hedges, Conifers, Roses and Fruit Trees (Specialist Series) | Beautifully illustrated and encyclopedic in scope, this is the only guide you’ll ever need to become a pruning expert. It includes a vast wealth of information on trimming all types …

The Pruning of Trees, Shrubs, and Conifers Other / Books

The Pruning of Trees, Shrubs, and Conifers

How, when, and where to prune? The questions that beset every gardener never change, but the solutions do. The Pruning of Trees, Shrubs and Conifers has always recommended the best possible pruning techniques and practices to gardeners. Now thoroughly revised and substantially expanded by Tony Kirkham, …

Pests of the Native California Conifers Other / Books

Pests of the Native California Conifers

This guide synthesizes the most current information available on the pests and environmental conditions that can damage California s conifers, the vast majority of native trees in the state. Authoritative and easy-to-use, it is an essential reference for biologists, arborists, ecologists, foresters and …

The Gardener's Guide to Planting and Growing Trees Other / Books

The Gardener's Guide to Planting and Growing Trees

Choosing, planting and caring for trees, conifers and palms for every season and situation with over 800 colour photographs | A comprehensive guide to planting trees successfully in any size of garden, whether as single decorative specimens, in small groups and woodland plantings, in beds and borders, …

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 …

Lives of Conifers Other / Books

Lives of Conifers: A comparative account of the coniferous trees indigenous to Northeastern North Am

A comparative account of the coniferous trees indigenous to Northeastern North America | What are the lives of trees, of conifers, like?... How do seedlings establish and develop into saplings? How do some seedlings stay alive for decades, marking time in the deep shade of the forest? How do the distinctive …

Taxus baccata 'Fastigiata' - Columnar Irish Yew Plants / Conifers

Taxus baccata 'Fastigiata'

Taxus baccata Fastigiata is an extremely useful evergreen conifer for sun or shade. Most commonly used for hedging purposes, it has a naturally upright broadly columnar form and takes shearing well. Its dense form and dark green color makes a matte-green dramatic backdrop for a perennial or mixed shrub …

Helleborus orientalis 'Blue Lady' - Blue Lady Lenten Rose Plants / Perennials

Helleborus orientalis 'Blue Lady'

Stories about Lenten Roses are countless. In medieval times, it was considered a weapon against witches, madness and evil spirits. Lenten Roses deserve a place in every garden, not only because of their supposed power, but because they bloom for a long time, early in winter, when the weather is cool …

Buxus sempervirens 'Aureovariegata' - English box Plants / Evergreen Shrubs

Buxus sempervirens 'Aureovariegata' - English box

English box is a well-known and popular evergreen shrub, used in both town and country gardens. Unless you grow it for trimming into a certain shape it is absolutely maintenance-free and a reliable feature. Leaves of Aureovariegata have creamy-yellow margins, some of them may be completely yellow, others …

Many uses for groundcovers (1) Plants / Other

Vinca minor

Groundcovers are low-growing plants that form a sod as they develop in a horizontal direction. Some varieties are evergreen and some are even reasonably tolerant of being walked on. An advantage of using groundcovers is that their closely-knit carpet of leaves gives weeds down. …

Niwaki Other / Books

Niwaki: Pruning, Training and Shaping Japanese Garden Trees

Pruning, Training and Shaping Japanese Garden Trees | Over the years, Japanese gardeners have fine-tuned a distinctive set of pruning techniques that coax out the essential characters of their garden trees, or niwaki. In this highly practical book, Western gardeners are encouraged to draw upon the techniques …