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The Art of South Florida Gardening Other / Books

The Art of South Florida Gardening

South Florida residents know that gardening advice for the rest of the country just doesn t apply here. South Florida is unique, and this book is uniquely intended for south Florida gardeners, who have depended on its advice since the first edition came out over a decade ago. Now updated with more helpful …

A Gardener's Guide to Florida's Native Plants Other / Books

A Gardener's Guide to Florida's Native Plants

Abundantly illustrated in full color, this guide provides detailed descriptions and methods of cultivation for 350 of Florida s most attractive and easily grown native plants, including ferns, wildflowers, shrubs, trees, vines, aquatics, and epiphytes (air plants). …

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 …

Bismarkia nobilis - Bismark Fan Palm Plants / Other

Bismarkia nobilis - Bismark Fan Palm

The Bismarck Fan Palm is another beautiful and desirable fan palm suitable for sub-tropical climates; although it can be grown as far north as Sarasota, Florida (freeze damage will occur, but the palm quickly recovers). Bismark Palms are native to Madagascar. Tolerates dought and frost. Is adaptable …

Caladium bicolor 'Florida Cardinal' - Fancy-leafed Caladium Plants / Perennials

Caladium bicolor 'Florida Cardinal' - Fancy-leafed Caladium

Florida Cardinal - this bright beauty is graced with bright burgundy leaves outlined with dark green. Fancy leafed Caladiums are very showy foliage plants with bright red, pink, green and white variegated leaves. You ll enjoy these South American beauties with heart shaped, rainbow colored leaves...prettier …

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 …

Brya ebenus - Jamaica Rain Tree Plants / Deciduous Trees

Brya ebenus - Jamaica Rain Tree

This is a tough, spiny tree with an erupting growth habit. New branches burst straight up as if ejected by a volcano, cascading onto the countryside below as they become longer and heavier. Mature height is 30 feet, but it s easy to keep under 15 with annual pruning. Flowers in times of high humidity, …

Orchids to Know and Grow Other / Books

Orchids to Know and Grow

Orchids are easy to grow, but one doesn t grow orchids like a rose, a cactus, or an African violet; one grows an orchid like an orchid! This book debunks some of the hard-to-grow myths, gives cultural information, and does so in easy-to-understand language. --Robert J. Ferry, research associate, Marie …

Weigela florida 'Victoria' - weigela Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Weigela florida 'Victoria' - weigela

Weigelas are valuable garden shrubs that grow freely in almost any soil and require little maintenance. They are deciduous shrubs growing 1.5 – 2.0 tall and just a bit less wide. Leaves are ovate to oval. Bell or funnel shaped flowers come in many colours and appear at the end of spring / beginning …

Gunnera manicata - Dinosaur Gunnera Plants / Perennials

Gunnera manicata - Dinosaur Gunnera

New! A plant with enormous proportions. Gunnera manicata is native to the cloud forests of the Andes. In its native habitat, individual leaves can be as much as 10 feet across, making this one of the world s largest perennial plants. Growth is very fast compared to other plants. Gunneras are considered …

Native Trees of the Southeast Other / Books

Native Trees of the Southeast

The diversity of woody plants in the Southeast is unparalleled in North America. Native Trees of the Southeast is a practical, compact field guide for the identification of the more than 225 trees native to the region, from the Carolinas and eastern Tennessee south through Georgia into northern Florida …

Growing Carnivorous Plants Other / Books

Growing Carnivorous Plants

For centuries, carnivorous plants have carried an air of fascination and mystique unparalleled in the plant world. Growing Carnivorous Plants is a comprehensive guide to identifying and cultivating these remarkable plants. From the well-known Venus flytrap to obscure African sundews, from the giant pitcher …

Flowers Other / Books

Flowers (Cube Books)

Cube Books | From Zen gardens on the grounds of Buddhist temples to the herb gardens of the Middle Ages and the quintessential flower gardens of English country houses, we have had an ongoing mission to tame and refashion nature. …

Crinum amoenum - Crinum Lily Plants / Perennials

Crinum amoenum - Crinum Lily

This crinum lily makes an imposing presence in the garden. Dark green strap-like leaves may be more than 3 feet long by 4 inches wide. These are held erect and arranged in a spiral rosette to form impressive clumps up to 5 feet in height by 7 feet in width. The leaves emerge from huge bulbs that may …