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Sorghum bicolor - Broom Corn Plants / Grass, Grasses

Sorghum bicolor - Broom Corn

Sorghum bicolor var. technicum; 5-6 ft. Tender Annual; Lovely sprays of broomlike tops fill with red seeds at maturity. Tie several together for a terrific broom. Great in dried flower arrangements. Excellent forage for birds. Easy to grow. Direct seed in garden 4-6 seeds per foot when all danger of …

Annuals, Perennials, & Bulbs Other / Books

Annuals, Perennials, & Bulbs

Stunning flower gardens that bloom through the seasons depend on the artful combination of annuals, perennials, and bulbs. In this book, Anne Halpin shows you how to grow these plants and gives foolproof design techniques for any landscape. The extensive section on using color in the garden can guide …

McGee & Stuckey's Bountiful Container Other / Books

McGee & Stuckey's Bountiful Container

Create Container Gardens of Vegetables, Herbs, Fruits, and Edible Flowers | With few exceptions-such as corn and pumpkins-everything edible that s grown in a traditional garden can be raised in a container. And with only one exception-watering-container gardening is a whole lot easier. Beginning with …

Heliopsis helianthoides - False Sunflower, Ox-Eye Plants / Perennials

Heliopsis helianthoides - False Sunflower, Ox-Eye

False Sunflower, also called oxeye, has 2 to 3 inch golden yellow flowers that are beautiful when used in floral arrangements. The plant grows 2 to 6 feet tall in light shade to full sun. It grows best in average, well-drained, moist garden soil. This hardy perennial tolerates drought but increases more …

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 …

Gardening With Kids Other / Books

Gardening With Kids

Children find gardening fun and fascinatingwatching a bean sprout or a pumpkin grow bigger every day can seem like a miracle, as well as a huge achievement. And gardening can help kids connect to and understand more about nature, the seasons, and the food we eat. In Gardening with Kids, Catherine Woram …

In the Land of the Blue Poppies Other / Books

In the Land of the Blue Poppies: The Collected Plant-Hunting Writings of Frank Kingdon Ward

During the first years of the twentieth century, the British plant collector and explorer Frank Kingdon Ward went on twenty-four impossibly daring expeditions throughout Tibet, China, and Southeast Asia, in search of rare and elusive species of plants. He was responsible for the discovery of numerous …

Convallaria majalis - Lily of the Valley Plants / Perennials

Convallaria majalis - Lily of the Valley

Uses: Groundcover, Fragrance, Cutting Bed; Propagation: Division, Seeds; Habit: Creeping; Light: Part Shade, Full Shade; Flower Color: White; Blooms: Spring; Width: 1 ft.; Height: 1 ft.; Fertility: Rich; Soil: Neutral, Moist; Zone: 3 - 8 …

Practical Science for Gardeners Other / Books

Practical Science for Gardeners

Informative and entertaining, this book will stimulate experimentation and encourage gardeners to review and improve their current gardening practices. Once gardeners learn how plants are constructed, it is easier to envision how they ll grow and flourish. An understanding of the structure behind good, …

Carex comans 'Bronze' - New Zealand Hair Sedge Plants / Grass, Grasses

Bronze Carex

Rich Honey Tones All Year! Coppery with pink tints in spring, then golden-amber till frost! Now here s a nice change of pace for your edging, containers, and border accents! Bronze Carex is just what its name promises -- an ornamental grass (easy and carefree!) that keeps its honey-toned leaves right …

Taxus x media 'Hillii' - yew Plants / Conifers

Taxus x media 'Hillii' - yew

Yews could be called common shrubs, where common not only means omnipresent but mainly dull. Well, perhaps for someone. We see yew and predominantly its varieties as very useful and attractive features of gardens of almost any size. They vary by size, shape and even foliage colour. …

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. …

Aesculus flava - Yellow Buckeye Plants / Deciduous Trees

Aesculus flava - Yellow Buckeye

Synonyms: Aesculus flava var. purpurascens, Aesculus lutea, Aesculus lutea var. discolor, Aesculus maxima, Aesculus octandra, Aesculus octandra f. vestita, Aesculus octandra f. virginica, Aesculus octandra var. hybrida, Aesculus octandra var. purpurascens, Aesculus octandra var. vestita, Aesculus octandra …