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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 …

Outside the Not So Big House Other / Books

Outside the Not So Big House: Creating the Landscape of Home

Creating the Landscape of Home | In this groundbreaking book, noted landscape designer and award-winning writer Julie Moir Messervy and bestselling author Sarah Susanka reveal how to bring house and garden into perfect harmony. After all, who doesnt yearn for a landscape that is as well designed as the …

1001 Perennials Other / Books

1001 Perennials

The something-for-everyone source for the best, hardy herbaceous perennials for house and garden. Gardeners will rely on its authoritative information, including details on each plants availability, cultivation, and propagation; planning and design; and diseases and pests. It could be the most valuable …

Ficus benjamina 'Starlight' - Weeping Fig Plants / Other

Ficus benjamina 'Starlight' - Weeping Fig

The Starlight Weeping Fig (Ficus benjamina Starlight is a new variegated form of durable green Weeping Fig. Just like its green counterpart, Starlight prefers very bright indirect light. Keep evenly moist, but not wet or dry. Trim as needed. Left alone the Starlight Weeping Fig can reach 6 feet tall. …

Aloysia triphylla - Lemon Verbena Plants / Perennials

Aloysia triphylla - Lemon Verbena

Lemon Verbena is a shrub that grows to a height of 2-4 feet in most of the US. In very hot climates it grows much taller. It has a woody trunk and branches with tender stems holding long pointed leaves. Small, pale mauve flowers are produced from summer to autumn. Leaves have a strong lemon fragrance …

Home Gardener's Bonsai Other / Books

Home Gardener's Bonsai

Home Gardeners Bonsai: Buying, Planting, Displaying, Improving and Caring for Bonsai (Specialist Guide) Home Gardener s Bonsai is the essential guide to the art and craft of growing bonsai in the garden or in the house. With topics ranging from watering and feeding to spirit and aesthetics, it provides …

New Garden Design Inspiring Private Paradises Other / Books

New Garden Design Inspiring Private Paradises

From vegetable and succulent gardens to sculpture and rose gardens to mountain and waterfront gardens, New Garden Design covers a range of interpretations incorporating walls, fountains, pavilions, canals, pools, terraces and groves in unexpected ways. The resulting new garden is a pleasure garden vested …

Thymus serpyllum - Mother of Thyme Plants / Perennials

Thymus serpyllum - Mother of Thyme

Fragrance, Color, and Beauty -- This Ground Cover Has it All! A perennial Thyme for use between paving-stones or as an edging! Mother of Thyme is an ideal choice for planting between walkway stones or bricks and used as a groundcover. Like other thymes, the leaves are highly fragrant; great to inhale …

Dicentra scandens - Bleeding Heart Vine Plants / Climber Plants

Dicentra scandens - Bleeding Heart Vine

Looking for a show stopper? A wonderful climber with dozens of yellow locket flowers which insist on climbing on any convenient trellis, fence or other support. A unique golden bleeding heart vine preferring light but not midday sun. A frost hardy perennial in zones 5-9. In cooler regions grow as a house …

Ficus carica 'Italian Honey' - Fig Plants / Evergreen Shrubs

Ficus carica 'Italian Honey' - Fig

The fig is a picturesque tropical-looking tree or shrub with a dramatic spreading habit. The breadth is often wider than the height of 15-30. The bark is smooth and silvery gray and the deciduous leaves are 3 or 5-lobed and 4-10 long. There are many cultivars available for the home landscape. …

Gladiolus 'Can-Can' - Gladiolia Plants / Bulbs

Can-Can Super Gladiolus

Can-Can: Light yellow with a rose edge. Prized for large bouquets, stately gladioli (yes, thats the accepted plural form, and much more graceful than the alternatives) offer an enormous color range, including the most delicate pastels, bold hues and almost unimaginable bi-colors. Their sword-like foliage …

400 Best Garden Plants Other / Books

400 Best Garden Plants: A Practical Encyclopedia of Annuals, Perennials, Bulbs, Trees and Shrubs

A Practical Encyclopedia of Annuals, Perennials, Bulbs, Trees and Shrubs | This fully comprehensive guide to the outstanding garden plants of every season should be on the book shelves of both novice gardeners and green-fingered experts. More than 425 full-color photographs illustrate detailed listings …

In Bloom: Creating and Living With Flowers Other / Books

In Bloom: Creating and Living With Flowers

Inspiring new ways to connect with the beauty of flowers in everyday life. Like the author’s exquisite first book, Bringing Nature Home, this much-awaited follow-up title presents stunning arrangements and ideas for interiors inspired by the beauty of flowers. …

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 …

Ficus pumila 'Quercifolia' - Creeping Fig Plants / Climber Plants

Ficus pumila 'Quercifolia' - Creeping Fig

Tiny deep green leaves are deeply lobed. Not only is the individual leaf considerably smaller than the normal Creeping Fig, but each dimpled leaf is deeply lobed as if was a tiny oak leaf. More clumping than vining in habit, this is the choice for the sophisticated terrarium or living topiary. It is …

Spring Garden 07 Other / Exhibitions, Trade fairs

19 - 22 April 2007 Helsinki Fair Centre | Spring Garden fair is the biggest and most popular horticultural fair in Finland. Until now it has been arranged for seven times, every second year. …