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A Gardener's Book of Handmade Gifts Other / Books

A Gardener's Book of Handmade Gifts

In this book Stephanie Donaldson presents an entirely delightful collection of simple, natural gift ideas - beautiful and exquisite creations for gardeners and garden lovers everywhere. …

The Sweet Pea Book Other / Books

The Sweet Pea Book

An inspiring and comprehensive guide, The Sweet Pea Book is for anyone interested in growing these most exquisite of fragrant flowers and using them in the garden. It covers the colorful history of the sweet pea, provides detailed practical advice on seed raising and cultivation, offers ideas for using …

The Gardener's Iris Book Other / Books

The Gardener's Iris Book

Irises bring color and elegance to a garden and are surprisingly easy to grow. In this book designed for the home gardener, William Shear, a 40-year veteran of iris growing, shares his expertise in choosing, planting, growing, and propagating exquisite irises. All of the essentials on iris care are carefully …

Plant Resins Other / Books

Plant Resins: Chemistry, Evolution, Ecology, and Ethnobotany

Chemistry, Evolution, Ecology, and Ethnobotany | Few people are aware of the great diversity of resin-producing plants or the remarkable roles resins play for plants and people. Resins evolved millions of years ago to defend plants against their enemies, as recorded by fossil resins like amber, and humans …

Orchids Other / Books

Orchids: A Practical Guide to Care and Cultivation

A Practical Guide to Care and Cultivation | The exquisite variety of forms and colors of orchids are made accessible to beginning growers in this fascinating introduction to the more than 25,000 species that make up this diverse plant family. The book covers commonsense advice on repotting, dividing, …

The Genus Lavandula Other / Books

The Genus Lavandula

Long prized by the fragrance industry for its essential oils, the genus Lavandula is steadily increasing in popularity among gardeners and horticulturists worldwide. This is the first full treatment of this important genus to be undertaken since 1937. It treats 40 species and their cultivars and hybrids, …

In Bloom: Creating and Living With Flowers Other / Books

In Bloom: Creating and Living With Flowers

Inspiring new ways to connect with the beauty of flowers in everyday life. Like the author’s exquisite first book, Bringing Nature Home, this much-awaited follow-up title presents stunning arrangements and ideas for interiors inspired by the beauty of flowers. …

Infinite Spaces Other / Books

Infinite Spaces: The Art and Wisdom of the Japanese Garden

The Art and Wisdom of the Japanese Garden | Japanese gardens have long been admired for their capacity to improve on nature through impeccable design, detail and composition, properties that elevate them from mere gardens to sacred spaces. Infinite Spaces is a remarkable reflection of the Japanese garden, …

Lilies Other / Books

Lilies

Beautiful, easy-to-grow cultivars. | For centuries, adventurous botanists risked their lives to gather exquisite specimens from remote, perilous locations. Fortunes were spent shipping the lilies back to royalty and collectors who treasured them. Lilies gained a reputation with gardeners for being difficult …

Fragrant Orchids Other / Books

Fragrant Orchids: A Guide to Selecting, Growing, and Enjoying

A Guide to Selecting, Growing, and Enjoying | Orchid lovers of all levels will delight in this unique approach to selecting new and exciting varieties of fragrant orchids. More than 100 different orchids are profiled here, with exquisite images of each, and salient details are included for another 355 …

Natural Remodeling for the Not-So-Green House Other / Books

Natural Remodeling for the Not-So-Green House

Bringing Your Home into Harmony with Nature (Natural Home & Garden) | To have a home that’s more in touch with the earth, you don’t have to start from the ground up! It’s possible—and more environmentally friendly—to go green by renovating an existing home. With the help of Carol Venolia, …

Angraecoid Orchids Other / Books

Angraecoid Orchids: Species from the African Region

Species from the African Region | These so-called jewels of Africa with their sparkling flowers, distinctive growth habit and floriferous nature are much prized and this account, the first to include the angraecoid orchids of both Africa and Madagascar, is long awaited. It brings together, in a single …

Orchids Other / Books

Orchids

This gorgeous box set is ideal for both the seasoned orchid lover and the amateur enthusiast. With two attractively presented volumes it offers practical information, history, and a wealth of fascinating orchid facts, and it is both a valuable resource and a beautiful object. The first volume of Orchids …

Bamboo for Gardens Other / Books

Bamboo for Gardens

Bamboos evoke an exotic atmosphere wherever they are used? unfortunately, they are too often kept out of our gardens for fear of their invasive qualities or lack of hardiness. In truth, these elegant grasses, encompassing both woody and herbaceous forms, can achieve dramatic yet restrained effects in …

Protea Other / Books

Protea

Protea: A Guide to Cultivated Species and Varieties The proteas (Proteaceae) are a large and ancient plant family of Gondwana origins with an impressive diversity of flower and form, and an intriguing distribution pattern throughout mainly the Southern Hemisphere. In his spectacular photography, Lewis …