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The English Roses Other / Books

The English Roses: Classic Favorites and New Selections

Classic Favorites and New Selections | Beloved for their beautiful pastel colors and their appealing fragrance, often enhanced by the hotter and more reliable summers of the U.S., English roses have been garden favorites for years. When he originated English roses, David Austin sought to combine the …

Climbing and Rambler Roses Other / Books

Climbing and Rambler Roses

Climbing and Rambler Roses examines both Climbers and Ramblers in detail, outlining the refinement of Noisettes, the diverse colors of Climbing Tea Roses, and the delicate charm and fragrance of Climbing English Roses.The volume offers important advice on where to plant which varieties in the garden, …

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 …

Hedera helix 'Midas Touch' - English Ivy Plants / Climber Plants

Hedera helix 'Midas Touch' - English Ivy

The Midas Touch Ivy is an easy to grow houseplant. It will thrive in bright, indirect light or in a window. Just water when the soil is dry. Prune as needed and new plants can be started from the cuttings. The Midas Touch Ivy has large leaves and is brightly variegated. It is a stand out! …

Mentha pulegium - English Pennyroyal Plants / Perennials

Mentha pulegium - English Pennyroyal

Pennyroyal Mentha pulegium Rare - Heirloom - Medicinal 6-12 In. Hardy Perennial Strongly aromatic with a menthol-mint aroma. A hardy ground cover used since early Greek times as an insect repellant. Tiny pale-purple flowers bloom from July to August. Zones 5-9. …

Iris 'English Charm' - Bearded Iris Plants / Bulbs

Iris 'English Charm' - Bearded Iris

(B. Blyth 1990) M & RBL 34 Clean white standards are heavily veined with peach-apricot on this iris. The falls are more solid peach, but have a nice edge of white on each petal. Parentage: (Love Chant x Festive Skirt) X Cameo Wine …

Floral Art Structures Other / Books

Floral Art Structures

Floral structures are the in-thing. They make a base for decoration and can be used over and over again. Gil Boyard and Muriel le Couls, both Meilleur Ouvrier de France (Best Craftsman of France), designed structures for tables, buffets and halls. Firstly they elaborately present the structure in situ. …

William Robinson Other / Books

William Robinson: The Wild Gardener

The Wild Gardener | Like his contemporary Gertrude Jekyll, William Robinson made enormous contributions to the world of gardening. More than any other gardener, he was responsible for sweeping out the rigid Victorian style and ushering in a more relaxed look that used native plants. Here, Richard Bisgrove …

Buddleja x weyeriana 'Honeycomb' - Butterfly Bush Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Buddleja x weyeriana 'Honeycomb' - Butterfly Bush

Honeycomb Butterfly Bush - Buddleia x weyeriana Family: Loganiacead (Buddle-ia: after Adam Buddle, English botanist) Theyre fragrant, colorful and they attract butterflies. Bold, long blooming flowers. Treat them like a perennial in the north; cut them back heavily in the spring for better flowering. …

Flower Stories Other / Books

Flower Stories

Jouni Sepp,nen is an internationally renowned master florist. He has won the Finnish championships six times, took part in the 1995 European championships in Hamburg and in the 1997 World championships in Amsterdam. He owns a design flower shop in central Helsinki and is in charge of the floristry training …

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 …