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The Inward Garden Other / Books

The Inward Garden

Creating a Place of Beauty and Meaning | Julie Moir Messervy has written a classic garden book. Deeply literate and beautifully written, The Inward Garden gives the reader a process for designing one s dream garden. Based on garden archtypes: the sea, the cave, the harbor, the promitory, the island, …

Designing and Renovating Larger Gardens Other / Books

Designing and Renovating Larger Gardens

Award-winning landscape designer Douglas Coltart offers practical instructions for designing and renovating spacious gardens, with an eye towards issues unique to those working with at least a third of an acre of land. This book will enable gardeners to make a range of positive changes, such as anchoring …

Designing the New Kitchen Garden Other / Books

Designing the New Kitchen Garden: An American Potager Handbook

Most gardeners know how rewarding it is to harvest ripe, sun-warmed tomatoes or pungent herbs straight from the garden. But those pleasures can be multiplied a hundredfold by creating a garden that is not only productive, but also a beautiful, well-integrated part of the home landscape. …

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, …

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. …

How to Create a Wildlife Garden Other / Books

How to Create a Wildlife Garden

Complete instructions for designing and planting wildlife habitats, with over 40 practical projects, a directory of 70 wildlife species and 800 photographs | Most gardeners view themselves as nature lovers, with one of the most enjoyable aspects of creating and maintaining a garden lying in the feeling …

The Magical World of Moss Gardening Other / Books

The Magical World of Moss Gardening

Moss is an extraordinary plant—it grows without roots, flowers, or stems. Despite being overlooked, in many ways, moss is perfect: it provides year-round color, excels in difficult climates, prevents soil erosion, and resists pests and disease. …

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 …

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, …

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. …

Building & Maintaining Docks Other / Books

Building & Maintaining Docks: How to Design, Build, Install & Care for Residential Docks

How to Design, Build, Install & Care for Residential Docks | Millions of homes are situated along the shores of rivers, lakes and other bodies of water, and a large number of these have (or very much need) a dock. Some docks serve as boat landings, others as fishing piers, still others as platforms …

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 …

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, …

Walks, Walls & Patios: Plan, Design & Build Other / Books

Walks, Walls & Patios: Plan, Design & Build

Designing the outside of the home adds to curb -side appeal, creates ambience, and increases the value of the home. Walks, Walls & Patios provides the homeowner with all the information needed to integrate popular hardscape designs into the overall home landscape. …

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 …