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Subtropical and Dry Climate Plants Other / Books

Subtropical and Dry Climate Plants: The Definitive Practical Guide

The Definitive Practical Guide | Climate change, the need to conserve water, the desire for more exotic and dramatic plants-all of these are prompting gardeners to seek out interesting new plants that thrive in subtropical or dry climates and microclimates. This book offers expert guidance and sensible …

Dream Plants for the Natural Garden Other / Books

Dream Plants for the Natural Garden

Timber Press has previously published two critically acclaimed and bestselling books by Piet Oudolf, the influential Dutch landscape designer: Gardening with Grasses (with Michael King) and Designing with Plants (with Noël Kingsbury). This new collaboration with fellow Dutch plantsman Henk Gerritsen …

Designing California Native Gardens Other / Books

Designing California Native Gardens: The Plant Community Approach to Artful, Ecological Gardens

The Plant Community Approach to Artful, Ecological Gardens | Inspirational, practical, and easy to use, this book was created with the aim of conveying the awesome diversity and beauty of California s native plants and demonstrating how they can be brought into ecologically sound, attractive, workable, …

Success with Shade-Loving Plants Other / Books

Success with Shade-Loving Plants

Celebrate the low-light areas of the garden; the trick is knowing which plants to choose, and then placing them properly for best success. Written by a renowned horticulturist and former gardener at London’s Buckingham Palace, this field guide continues the well-received Success with gardening series, …

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. …

Landscaping with Native Plants of Wisconsin Other / Books

Landscaping with Native Plants of Wisconsin

Aimed at beginners and veteran gardeners alike, this book is designed to help Wisconsin gardeners find, plant, and maintain the best native species for their specific sites, however modest or lavish. Gardening with native plants is an ever-more popular practice—and for good reason. Naturally suited …

Planting the Natural Garden Other / Books

Planting the Natural Garden

Following on the success of Designing with Plants and Dream Plants for the Natural Garden, Piet Oudolf s landmark first book (co-authored by Henk Gerritsen), is now available in English. Thoroughly updated and revised, including several new chapters and many new photographs, it provides the definitive …

Designing with Plants Other / Books

Designing with Plants

When your new gardening bible comes with chapters entitled Birth, Life, and Death, you know you re in trouble. But be brave, turn to those chapters, and in some very practical little essays on planting, you ll uncover the very down-to-earth principle from which Piet Oudolf s radical reinvention of gardening …

The Plant Lover's Guide to Clematis Other / Books

The Plant Lover's Guide to Clematis

Clematis are the royalty of climbing plants. With their lush flowers, long season of bloom, and attractive seedheads, they are eagerly sought by almost every gardener in the temperate world. The Plant Lover’s Guide to Clematis by clematis expert Linda Beutler includes information on using the plants …

Plant Selector Program Other / Software, DVD

Plant Selector Program

Your Personal Garden Designer! The Plant Selector Interactive software is a CD for self installation with Windows 95 or higher. It gives you all the information you need to landscape or garden like a professional. …

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 …

Making the Most of Shade Other / Books

Making the Most of Shade

A gorgeous celebration of the shade garden-featuring nearly 300 perennials, annuals, bulbs, ferns, ornamental grasses, and climbing plants that will thrive without direct sunlight. A shaded garden can be a soothing sanctuary that even the most dedicated sun worshipper can welcome on a hot summer day. …

Professional Planting Design Other / Books

Professional Planting Design

Richly illustrated with photographs and drawings, Professional Planting Design covers the basics as well as the advanced concepts of planting design including: selecting plant characteristics, types of mixed bed plantings, structuring and composing mixed beds, creating mixed palettes for seasonal variation, …

Garden Designers at Home Other / Books

Garden Designers at Home

The Private Spaces of the World s Leading Designers The gardens designers have created for their clients may be familiar to garden enthusiasts, but what happens in the designers own backyards? This fascinating book takes a look at the gardens of some top designers, investigating how they differ from …

The Education Of A Gardener Other / Books

The Education Of A Gardener

Russell Page, one of the legendary gardeners and landscapers of the twentieth century, designed gardens great and small for clients throughout the world. His memoirs, born of a lifetime of sketching, designing, and working on site, are a mixture of engaging personal reminiscence, keen critical intelligence, …