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European Garden Flora Other / Books

European Garden Flora 6 volume hardback set

6 volume hardback set: A Manual for the Identification of Plants Cultivated in Europe, Both Out-of-Doors and Under Glass (European Garden Flora) | The European Garden Flora includes comprehensive keys at the family, genus, and species level, line diagrams to illustrate important diagnostic features of …

Flora's Orchids Other / Books

Flora's Orchids

From the producers of the bestselling Flora (Timber Press, 2003) comes the definitive reference for orchid enthusiasts, with more than 1500 orchids described in detail. Genus entries give information on natural distribution, characteristics, and cultivation; species coverage includes a description and …

Garden Flora Other / Books

Garden Flora

Garden Flora: The Natural and Cultural History of the Plants In Your Garden The oldest rose fossil was found in Colorado and dates to 35 million years ago. Marigolds, infamous for their ability to self-seed, are named for an Etruscan god who sprang from a ploughed field. And daffodils—an icon of spring—were …

Flora Other / Books

Flora: A Gardener's Encyclopedia

A Gardener s Encyclopedia | This comprehensive, beautifully illustrated encyclopedia of plants contains information on more than 20,000 plants from all around the world. Organized in an A-Z format by botanical name, the individual entries provide a detailed description of each plant and its features, …

Complete Guide to Native Orchids of Australia Other / Books

Complete Guide to Native Orchids of Australia: Including the Island Territories

In this spectacular and comprehensive book, orchid expert David Jones describes more than 1,300 species and subspecies of Australian native orchids. Almost every species is illustrated with a beautiful color photograph, and the detailed species descriptions include information about every part of the …

Botanical Riches Other / Books

Botanical Riches: The Story of Botanical Exploration

The Story of Botanical Exploration | This pictorial history of plant cultivation explores the systematic searches and scientific botanical discoveries that have been made in botany throughout the ages. Vividly showcasing the splendor and beauty of flora from around the globe, more than 300 lush color …

Serene Gardens Other / Books

Serene Gardens: Creating Japanese Design and Detail in the Western Garden

Creating Japanese Design and Detail in the Western Garden | With their superbly shaped trees and shrubs, subtly colored foliage, and emphasis on nature in its pure state, Japanese Zen gardens are spaces of beauty and tranquility. Serene Gardens is an exquisitely illustrated introduction to the style …

Natural Florida Landscaping Other / Books

Natural Florida Landscaping

As Florida is developed the native flora is often replaced with non-native plants. Wildlife habitat is reduced, water, fertilizer and pesticide usage increases, and the appearance of Florida is altered. But you can help reduce the damage being done to our ecosystems by viewing your yard as part of the …

Garden Plants of Japan Other / Books

Garden Plants of Japan

Japanese plants have had an unmistakable influence on the gardens of the world. Who can imagine gardens without flowering cherries, hostas, Japanese maples, or magnolias? For all the popularity of these plants in international gardens, however, few gardeners know the full story of Japanese plants — …

Growing Plumerias in Hawaii Other / Books

Growing Plumerias in Hawaii

Hawaii is home to some of the most exotic plumerias in the world. Reputed to awaken the senses with their colors, fragrances, shapes and foliage, plumeria blossoms require delicate care and skill. Flora enthusiasts will find a plethora of information here about different types of plumeria, asexual propagation, …

The Rose Other / Books

The Rose: The History of the World’s Favourite Flower

The Rose: The History of the World’s Favourite Flower in 40 Captivating Roses with Classic Texts and Rare Beautiful Prints From roses in the ancient world and the Renaissance to Bourbons, Noisettes, Multifloras, and modern varieties, this gorgeous book pays tribute to the world’s most beloved flower. …

The Plant Finder Other / Books

The Plant Finder: The Right Plants for Every Garden

The Right Plants for Every Garden | The Plant Finder will be useful to the many thousands of garden and landscape professionals wanting a comprehensive reference. But it will also be a complete resource for the amateur gardener who makes a big investment in new plants every year, constantly changing …

The Explorer's Garden Other / Books

The Explorer's Garden: Rare and Unusual Perennials

If, like so many other gardeners the world over, you re enamored of Dan Hinkley s Heronswood Nursery catalog, you ll love the Explorer s Garden. Heronswood is a wildly successful nursery in Kingston, Washington, that offers many of the most beautiful and unusual plants available anywhere. My guess is …