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Setup & Care of Garden Ponds Other / Books

Setup & Care of Garden Ponds

This functional book contains information on creating, stocking, and maintaining garden ponds of all sizes, and offers advice on issues like pond and plant maintenance, species selection, and health care. …

Lobelia cardinalis - Cardinal Flower Plants / Perennials

Lobelia cardinalis - Cardinal Flower

Brilliant Crimson Spikes Glow in Late Summer and Fall! Dark purple-red foliage! Brighten the part-shade garden with rich red blooms to bridge that awkward time in between summer and fall, when much of the garden is not at its best! Cardinal Flower is a hardy native U.S. plant that thrives in any moist, …

The Landscaping Ideas of Jays Other / Books

The Landscaping Ideas of Jays: A Natural History of the Backyard Restoration Garden

A Natural History of the Backyard Restoration Garden | Elegantly organized by season, this lyrical yet practical guide to backyard restoration gardening celebrates the beauty, the challenges, and the rewards of growing native plants at home. Judith Larner Lowry, winner of the prestigious John Burroughs …

The Art of Japanese Gardens Other / Books

The Art of Japanese Gardens: Designing & Making Your Own Peaceful Space

Nourish the soul and restore the spirit: this photo-packed guidebook shows how to create the sense of harmony and balance of Zen philosophy. Every element that goes into the garden holds meaning, along with its careful arrangement, and its use of natural and unobtrusive materials. Walls, fences, and …

Hot Plants for Cool Climates Other / Books

Hot Plants for Cool Climates: Gardening with Tropical Plants in Temperate Zones

Gardening with Tropical Plants in Temperate Zones | The most exciting new trend in garden design is the lush look of the tropics -- no matter where you live! If, like so many gardeners, youre a little bored with pastel flowers and rigid borders, welcome to the jungly garden, where the plants have huge …

Iris pseudacorus x 'Berlin Tiger' - Yellow Flag Plants / Bulbs

Berlin Tiger Iris - Loves to Get It's Feet Wet

Berlin Tiger is a tall, vigorous Iris, reaching fully 3 feet high but just about a foot wide. It loves damp and even wet soils, but once established can even tolerate short periods of drought. And if you are fortunate enough to have no boggy or poorly-draining soil, simply give this Iris a bit more shade …

Daylilies: facts & fiction Plants / Perennials

4 KINNEBREW SEEDLING

In between the big spring tidying up and the hectic of autumn plantings there is a brief time in July when - exception granted for a few chores - the gardener has nothing to do but enjoy his flowers. No danger of cold snaps, incredible weather or other terrors. Moreover days are long and one can sit …