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Tropical Foliage Plants Other / Books

Tropical Foliage Plants: A Grower's Guide

A Growers Guide | Previously illustrated with black and white photographs, this reference now provides professionals with a colorful guide to the production of commercial foliage crops. Featuring updated and expanded information, including cultural changes, new technological advances, and eight new foliage …

Hellebores Other / Books

Hellebores: A Comprehensive Guide

A Comprehensive Guide | A mere 10 years ago, hellebores were considered connoisseurs plants-subdued in coloration, hard to find, and the subject of much snobbery. Today, however, they are among the hottest perennials, thanks to their early bloom, long-lasting flowers, shade tolerance, handsome foliage, …

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 …

Houseplants From A to Z Other / Books

Houseplants From A to Z (Compass Guides)

This heavily illustrated handbook shows and tells plant lovers virtually everything they need to know in order to maintain house plants that bring life and color to indoor spaces. Here are single-page profiles of approximately 200 house plants, some especially desirable for their beautiful and often …

Tropical Plants for Home and Garden Other / Books

Tropical Plants for Home and Garden

A stunningly beautiful presentation of flowers and plants native to tropical regions of the world. —Phoenix Home & Garden With sections on flowering shrubs and annuals, foliage plants, ornamental trees, ornamental vines and creepers, palms, exotics, water plants, ground covers, ferns, and orchids, …

Climbers and Wall Shrubs Other / Books

Climbers and Wall Shrubs: Instant Reference to More Than 250 Plants

Instant Reference to More Than 250 Plants | Create a vertical garden, whether you have a tiny patio or a larger plot, with this highly practical, richly illustrated reference. If you long for climbing plants to mask unsightly buildings, to mark garden boundaries, or strictly for aesthetic reasons--roses …

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 …

Tropical and Subtropical Trees Other / Books

Tropical and Subtropical Trees: An Encyclopedia

An Encyclopedia | This exhaustive, lavishly illustrated A-Z encyclopedia describes tropical and subtropical trees by their specific attributes and profiles, such as color, shape, texture, flowers, foliage, or fruit. It also includes a collection of useful quick-reference checklists that help gardeners, …

Variegated Trees and Shrubs Other / Books

Variegated Trees and Shrubs: The Illustrated Encyclopedia

The Illustrated Encyclopedia | Once the subject of snobbery and derision, variegated plants are now among the more sought-after and collected treasures of garden connoisseurs. Whether marbled, dotted, splashed, or veined, variegated foliage never fails to catch the eye and to add excitement whatever …

Authentic Japanese Gardens Other / Books

Authentic Japanese Gardens

This beautifully illustrated book provides an inspirational and practical introduction to the traditions of Japanese Zen gardens, using natural materials such as wood, bamboo, rocks and pebbles. Emphasizing the value of shape in trees and shrubs with the subtlety of color through the varied greens of …

Hostas Other / Books

Hostas

The definitive guide to a popular hardy perennial. The growing popularity of hostas can be credited to their colorful beauty, longevity and ability to grow successfully just about anywhere. Hosta foliage comes in astonishing variations. From blue, green, yellow to multicolored, the leaves appear in all …

The Encyclopedia of Ornamental Grasses Other / Books

The Encyclopedia of Ornamental Grasses

From the fresh green shoots of spring through the dramatic foliage of summer, the lush colors of autumn, and the pale, feathery maturity of winter, grasses add a special touch to the garden in every season. Native species of beautiful ornamental grasses flourish in almost every part of North America. …