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Hibiscus Other / Books

Hibiscus

While the flamboyant blooms of hibiscus conjure up images of the tropics, there are today many new hybrids that flourish in subtropical and even temperate climates. And indeed, in cooler climates hibiscus grown in containers will do well all summer long and then move indoors to bring sunny color and …

The Subtropical Garden Other / Books

The Subtropical Garden

A tempting selection of palms, bamboos, shrubs, foliage plants, perennials, orchids, and ferns suitable for gardeners in USDA zones 9 and 10---or adventurous souls in colder areas who want to garden on the edge---or for use in containers for overwintering indoors. …

Pots in the Garden Other / Books

Pots in the Garden: Expert Design and Planting

Expert Design and Planting. No longer a technique just for apartment dwellers or novice gardeners, the use of ornamental containers on decks, patios, terraces, and in the garden itself can save time, space, and money, while offering experienced home gardeners unique creative challenges, site flexibility, …

Instant Container Gardens Other / Books

Instant Container Gardens

Instant Container Gardens covers a revolutionary, new container garden system that will completely transform your garden. The basis for the system is a unique type of container that has holes in the sides that are large enough to accommodate mature plants. Planting through these holes, along with planting …

Eragrostis elliottii - Elliott's Love Grass, Blue Eros Plants / Grass, Grasses

Eragrostis elliottii - Elliott's Love Grass, Blue Eros

Blue Eragrostis (Love Grass)Graceful, Native Grass Maintains Its Flowing Beauty Until Winter! This Native American grass is graceful in form with narrow, blue foliage. The airy flower plumes begin appearing in July, maturing to a tan color in August and gradually to a lighter straw color in the fall. …

Designing with Succulents Other / Books

Designing with Succulents

Succulent plants offer dazzling possibilities for garden design and require only minimal maintenance to remain lush and alluring year round. Featuring the work of more than 50 professional garden designers and creative homeowners, this complete design compendium is as practical as it is inspirational. …

Containers for Patios Other / Books

Containers for Patios (AHS Practical Guides)

AHS Practical Guides | All the latest horticultural tips and techniques to guarantee success, this series is designed to meet the requirements of today s small garden owners, who want to enjoy gardening while making the most of their time and effort. …

Tulips Other / Books

Tulips

Species and Hybrids for the Gardener | Species tulips are becoming more widely available as gardeners wake up to their elegant shapes, vibrant-colored flowers, and suitability for growing in containers, raised beds, and rock gardens. Unlike garden hybrids, species tulips will flower each year without …

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, …

The Romantic Herb Garden Other / Books

The Romantic Herb Garden

The must-have ingredient of any garden, herbs have long been the stalwarts of the cottage garden, imparting fragrance and health as well as flavor to beds and borders. However, today s garden designers have realized that herbs can also help to shape or be a key visual element in a garden. The Romantic …

Camellias Other / Books

Camellias

The Gardener s Encyclopedia | For decades, large swathes of the United States and Europe believed camellias to be altogther too tender for garden use, their exquisite blooms in pure colors giving the impression that they were too rarified and delicate to tangle with. Today, few gardens are without their …

Agapanthus for Gardeners Other / Books

Agapanthus for Gardeners

Agapanthus have been cultivated and hybridized extensively since they were first brought to the attention of botanists and gardeners in the 17th century. Native to South Africa, the genus includes 6 species and 14 subspecies, both deciduous and evergreen, and more than 600 interesting and dramatic cultivars. …

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 …

Begonias Other / Books

Begonias: Cultivation, Identification, and Natural History

Cultivation, Identification, and Natural History | Begonias have enormous horticultural appeal, are widely cultivated in the home, and increasing in variety, including hardy species for the garden and semi-hardy species for containers. It is no wonder these intriguing plants have gained such a following. …

The Way We Garden Now Other / Books

The Way We Garden Now: 41 Pick-and-Choose Projects for Planting Your Paradise Large or Small

Energizing, Inspiring, Edible, and Exciting: That’s what bestselling author Katherine Whiteside says gardening ought to be. Whether you have a half acre of land in the country or a tiny patch of grass in the city, whether you’re an experienced digger or you’ve never held a trowel, Whiteside offers …

Petunia - 'Merlin Blue Morn' - Petunia Plants / Annuals

Petunia - 'Merlin Blue Morn' - Petunia

Petunia Merlin Blue Morn - A distinctly different blue and white petunia, the 2½-inch blooms are pure white in the center with a soft transition to velvety blue on the petal edge. The bicolor pattern is highly visible from a distance. Best garden performance will occur in full sun. The branching plants …