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Growing Hardy Orchids Other / Books

Growing Hardy Orchids

This is a book for adventurous gardeners with an appreciation for temperate orchid species and native wildflowers. A surprising number of terrestrial orchids are hardy, some able to withstand temperatures down to minus 50°F or minus 45.5°C. Though they have a reputation for being challenging to cultivate, …

A Celebration of Clematis Other / Books

A Celebration of Clematis: From the Gardens of Chalk Hill Nursery

From the Gardens of Chalk Hill Nursery | Clematis, a type of flowering vine, is a favorite with flower-lovers due to its bright blues, purples, and magentas as well as its huge variety of shapes, hues, and blooming seasons. Chalk Hill Farms in Healdsburg, CA, grows over 80 varieties of premium clematis …

Ailanthus altissima - tree of heaven Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Ailanthus altissima - tree of heaven

Tree of heaven is a beautiful name for an extraordinary plant. It comes from China but is completely hardy in our climate. It is a tall tree suitable for large garden, parks or as a street tree. It is grown for unusually big leaves that can be half a meter long. The are compound of upto 30 individual, …

Azalea japonica - japanese azalea Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Azalea japonica - japanese azalea

Japanese azaleas enhance every flowering spring garden. They are an ideal choice for evergreen compositions; they can be easily pruned to reach a shape you like. We offer shrubby forms, cones and half standards. There are plenty of colours to choose from – shades of red, pink, purple or violet, and …

Armitage's Garden Annuals Other / Books

Armitage's Garden Annuals: A Color Encyclopedia

A Color Encyclopedia | Horticulturists, students, and dedicated home gardeners will be familiar with Armitage s authority on this topic from his more technical Manual of Annuals, Biennials, and Half-Hardy Perennials. That volume was singled out as a winner of the Choice Academic Book Award, the American …

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 …

Agapanthus x hybrida - Blue Umbrella Lily of the Nile Plants / Perennials

Agapanthus x hybrida - Blue Umbrella Lily of the Nile

These beautiful and hardy plants are native to southern Africa. It becomes a very strong perennial for Zones 6-9. These grass-like clumps will usually grow between one and three feet. Their leaves are narrow and they are popular for their green foliage and long summer blooms. The leaves grow from the …

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Forever and Ever Double Pink' Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Hydrangea macrophylla Forever & Ever Double Pink

This beautiful new introduction comes from a Japanese breeder and is very floriferous and long-blooming. Like the widely popular Endless Summer Hydrangea, Forever and Ever Double Pink blooms on both old and new wood and blooms repeatedly throughout the season. Double pink s unique multi-petalled flowers …

Agapanthus africanus - Lily of the Nile, African Lily Plants / Perennials

Agapanthus africanus - Lily of the Nile, African Lily

These beautiful and hardy plants are native to southern Africa. It becomes a very strong perennial for Zones 6-9. These grass-like clumps will usually grow between one and three feet. Their leaves are narrow and they are popular for their green foliage and long summer blooms. The leaves grow from the …

Consider the Leaf Other / Books

Consider the Leaf: Foliage in Garden Design

Filled with plant suggestions and hints for successfully incorporating foliage into your garden, this book explains basic leaf shapes and tonal palettes, and how to pleasingly balance them in your garden. …

Quercus palustris 'Swamp Pygmy' - dwarf pin oak Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Quercus palustris 'Swamp Pygmy' - dwarf pin oak

This pin oak has a great name, so true to what it really is = a slow growing dwarf suitable for even the smallest of gardens where it can easily be used as an attractive specimen. It has extremely deeply lobed leaves, 15-17 long, that are deep green and glossy during the season. Its main feature are …

Aronia melanocarpa - black chokeberry Plants / Deciduous Trees

Aronia melanocarpa - black chokeberry

Recently, less known fruit trees and shrubs are becoming more and more popular mainly thanks to their original taste as well as positive impact on our health. Black chokeberry is one of them. It is in the same rosaceae family as the service tree and its fruit is similar, too. The lustrous fruits are …

Aronia melanocarpa 'Viking' - black chokeberry Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Aronia melanocarpa 'Viking' - black chokeberry

Recently, less known fruit trees and shrubs are becoming more and more popular mainly thanks to their original taste as well as positive impact on our health. Black chokeberry is one of them. It is in the same rosaceae family as the service tree and its fruit is similar, too. The lustrous fruits are …

Daylilies: The Perfect Perennial Other / Books

Daylilies: The Perfect Perennial

Daylilies -- available in a rainbow of glowing colors and combinations of colors; able to survive with little or no care in a wide range of climates; boasting a variety of shapes and sizes; suitable for any kind of landscape; drought resistant and almost disease and insect free; adaptable to various …

An Encyclopedia of Shade Perennials Other / Books

An Encyclopedia of Shade Perennials

Finding an array of unique and diverse plants for shade might seem like a daunting task, with limited options available to the gardener. Shade perennial expert W. George Schmid dispels this perception in his new encyclopedia. This companionable reference provides information on more than 7000 species …

Timeless Landscape Design Other / Books

Timeless Landscape Design

In Timeless Landscape Design: The Four-Part Master Plan, renowned landscape architects Hugh and Mary Palmer Dargan share the secret to creating an unforgettable landscape with the Four-Part Master Plan -a unique method they ve perfected over the past two-and-a-half decades of creating award-winning gardens …