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Garden to Vase Other / Books

Garden to Vase: Growing and Using Your Own Cut Flowers

As an accomplished gardener and professional florist, Linda Beutler offers unique insights into creating inspired floral arrangements and growing the plants that go into them. Among the topics that Beutler discusses are the philosophy of floral design; making creative use of plants you re already growing; …

Passiflora 'Incense' - Passion Flower Plants / Climber Plants

Passiflora 'Incense' - Passion Flower

Very fast growing vine to 10-20 ft, sometimes longer. This variety is a hybrid between two hardy passion flower species (Passiflora incarnata and P. cinnicata), and as a result, is very hardy itself, surviving temperatures below 0 F. Vines will die back upon temperatures below 32F but will regrow from …

Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower Plants / Perennials

Echinacea purpurea - Purple Coneflower

Bright carmine-rose flowers and petals held out flat make this a show-stopper! So much better than other Echinaceas! Brighter carmine-rose color, larger flowers and petals held out flatter for maximum show! This easy-care butterfly magnet blooms profusely from June through September. Growing 3 1/2 feet …

Santolina chamaecyparissus - Cotton Lavender Plants / Perennials

Santolina chamaecyparissus - Cotton Lavender

Lavender Cotton or Gray Santolina Santolina chamaecyparissus tomentosa Family: Asteraceae Softer yellow colored flowers and shorter than the normal species. With silver-gray colored, compact foliage. Very drought tolerant, grow in full sun in well draining soils, in zone 9 will take some shade. Evergreen …

The World of Phlox Other / Books

The World of Phlox

The World of Phlox: The Complete Growing Guide: How to Grow and Take Care of Perennial Phlox (Garden Phlox and Creeping Phlox) The World of Phlox is a complete growing guide for beginners and amateur gardeners. Phlox is one of the best flowers for any flower garden - extremely beautiful and easy-care. …

Orchid Grower's Companion Other / Books

Orchid Grower's Companion: Cultivation, Propagation, and Varieties

Cultivation, Propagation, and Varieties | Growing orchids is a hobby more than two millennia old, and from the beginning these beautiful flowers have enjoyed a constant and unparalleled cult status among enthusiasts. Orchid Grower s Companion explains in accessible detail the natural habitat of some …

Foolproof Guide to Growing Roses Other / Books

Foolproof Guide to Growing Roses

Ideal for would-be growers who were always afraid of roses, as well as for gardeners who already grow these beautiful flowers and want to learn more. Over 400 beautiful color photographs and 40 watercolor paintings. …

Crambe cordifolia - Giant Kale Plants / Perennials

Crambe cordifolia - Giant Babies Breath

Giant Babies Breath Plant | Just as the spring perennials are finishing up in the Dry Border and the Buddleias are setting their bloom, massive leaves unfold from a huge purple rootstock. Soon, clouds of tiny white flowers appear on 8 ft stems. The effect is one of a giant baby s breath. The flowers …

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 …

Tulips Other / Books

Tulips

Species and Hybrids for the Gardener | Species tulips are becoming more widely available as gardeners wake up to their elegant shapes, vibrant-colored flowers, and suitability for growing in containers, raised beds, and rock gardens. Unlike garden hybrids, species tulips will flower each year without …

Balcony & Container Plants Other / Books

Balcony & Container Plants (Compass Guides)

Garden lovers who have limited growing space can still embellish their surroundings with attractive flowers and greenery and this book shows them how. Plants that are especially suitable for growing in tubs, boxes, and hanging planters are profiled in alphabetical order and beautifully illustrated with …