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Complete Hydrangeas Other / Books

Complete Hydrangeas

The large number of hydrangea cultivars developed in recent years has done much to increase their popularity across North America. Gardeners in colder regions, who could not grow these brilliant bloomers, now have many choices available. Today there are new super-hardy, dwarf and compact varieties; new …

Lilies Other / Books

Lilies: A Guide for Growers and Collectors

A Guide for Growers and Collectors | Admired for elegant blossoms and graceful foliage, the lily commands a featured place in any garden. This book discusses the biology of the lily plant, its propagation, and its cultivation. …

Turfgrass Science and Management Other / Books

Turfgrass Science and Management

Turfgrass Science and Management, fourth edition, is designed to teach students about the full scope of information in the turfgrass industry. Content in this up-to-date version has been added to expand upon the sports field industry; discussion of new developments in grass cultivars, soil drainage, …

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 …

The Genus Arisaema Other / Books

The Genus Arisaema

Arisaema is a large genus within the Arum family, consisting of about 200 species, subspecies, and varieties distributed widely around the globe. They are remarkable for their exotic-looking inflorescences-which inspired the common name of cobra lily-and for the fact that they can change sex from year …

The New Encyclopedia of Orchids Other / Books

The New Encyclopedia of Orchids

1500 orchid species are profiled in this authoritative, detailed, and carefully researched encyclopedia. Infinitely varied and hugely interesting, these strikingly beautiful plants are sumptuously illustrated with over 1000 photographs in a reference that no orchid lover can afford to be without. …

Japanese Gardens Other / Books

Japanese Gardens (Taschen 25th Anniversary)

Nature crafted by man The Japanese garden, like all gardens, is more than mere nature; it is nature crafted by man. It needs the hands of the designer to give it meaning. The Japanese garden belongs to the realm of architecture; at its best, it is nature as art. The phases of its history document the …

Bleeding Hearts, Corydalis, and Their Relatives Other / Books

Bleeding Hearts, Corydalis, and Their Relatives

Members of the bleeding heart family, such as the well-known Chinese bleeding heart, have long been among the best-loved flowers of the perennial border. In recent years, however, excitement about this group has reached fever pitch with the introduction of dozens of stunning new discoveries, particularly …