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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, …

Exotic Planting for Adventurous Gardeners Other / Books

Exotic Planting for Adventurous Gardeners

Christopher Lloyd was one of the world s most outspoken and adventurous gardeners. In this, his last book, he offers his unique perspective on creating hot and steamy planting schemes wherever you garden. It features his most extravagant plantings in the famous borders and pot displays that delight and …

Hollies for Gardeners Other / Books

Hollies for Gardeners

Richly enshrouded in legend and superstition, valued for a wide variety of uses and prized by gardeners, hollies have always been part of our lives and gardens. Now they are enjoying a peak of popularity as gardeners wake up to their huge diversity of form, foliage and fruit, marvel at their adaptability, …

The Naked Gardeners Other / Books

The Naked Gardeners

The story of the creation of an extraordinary garden that has been painstakingly and lovingly brought to life over the past ten years by the Pollards, who prefer to garden au natural. It will appeal to both experienced and aspiring gardeners everywhere. …

Gardener's Guide to the Pepper Other / Books

Gardener's Guide to the Pepper

Gardener s Guide to the Pepper: A Guide Book for Planting, Growing and Harvesting Peppers (Gardener s Guide to Growing Your Vegetable Garden) (Volume 11) Growing peppers fresh in the garden creates a wonderful taste treat for the gardener. Green peppers or hot peppers are not hard to grow. Sweet peppers …

The Color Encyclopedia of Ornamental Grasses Other / Books

The Color Encyclopedia of Ornamental Grasses

This encyclopedia by a distinguished American horticulturist is the most authoritative and best-illustrated reference ever published on ornamental grasses. Rick Darke has been studying and photographing grasses in gardens and native landscapes around the world for more than 20 years, and this book includes …

Pots in the Garden Other / Books

Pots in the Garden: Expert Design and Planting

Expert Design and Planting. No longer a technique just for apartment dwellers or novice gardeners, the use of ornamental containers on decks, patios, terraces, and in the garden itself can save time, space, and money, while offering experienced home gardeners unique creative challenges, site flexibility, …

Lilies Other / Books

Lilies

Beautiful, easy-to-grow cultivars. | For centuries, adventurous botanists risked their lives to gather exquisite specimens from remote, perilous locations. Fortunes were spent shipping the lilies back to royalty and collectors who treasured them. Lilies gained a reputation with gardeners for being difficult …

Alpine Plants Other / Books

Alpine Plants: Ecology for Gardeners

Ecology for Gardeners. Alpine Plants: Ecology for Gardeners explores ecosystems above the treeline on mountains and beyond the treeline in sub-polar regions from a gardener s perspective. It looks at the effects of geology and soils, low temperatures, precipitation, drought, and snow on the morphology …

Hostas (Gardener's Guide to Growing Series) Other / Books

Hostas

As most gardeners have had the pleasure to discover, there is a hosta for almost every garden situation. The Gardeners Guide to Growing Hostas is a beautiful, practical guide for both gardeners and collectors by one of the worlds leading hosta growers. It features essential advice on cultivation, propagation, …

Bulbs in Containers Other / Books

Bulbs in Containers

Fantastic color photographs and excellent writing make this an inspirational and accessible guide for specialty plant collectors, alpine and rock gardeners, and city gardeners, as well as anyone gardening in small spaces. Readers will learn about the ease and practicality of growing bulbs in containers …

The Collector's Garden Other / Books

The Collector's Garden

Now in paperback, this classic book invites gardeners into some of America s most fascinating private gardens. Through over 400 color photographs of 28 gardens across the country, Ken Druse shows how gardeners can collect plants for their pleasure, without sacrificing their devotion to the natural garden …

Latin for Gardeners Other / Books

Latin for Gardeners

Latin for Gardeners: Over 3,000 Plant Names Explained and Explored Since Latin became the standard language for plant naming in the eighteenth century, it has been intrinsically linked with botany. And while mastery of the classical language may not be a prerequisite for tending perennials, all gardeners …

Impatiens Other / Books

Impatiens: The Vibrant World of Busy Lizzies, Balsams, and Touch-me-nots

The Vibrant World of Busy Lizzies, Balsams, and Touch-me-nots | Many gardeners know of Impatiens walleriana, the species that lies behind the myriad colorful garden varieties that brighten up containers, window boxes, and shady spots throughout the world. The genus Impatiens is enormous, comprising over …

Gardening with Good Bugs Other / Books

Gardening with Good Bugs

Aiding readers in distinguishing between bugs that are beneficial to a garden’s health and those that are harmful and disruptive, this guidebook will help gardeners reduce and eliminate insects without using chemical pesticides. With expert horticulture tips—from cultivating plants that attract helpful …

Tulips Other / Books

Tulips

Species and Hybrids for the Gardener | Species tulips are becoming more widely available as gardeners wake up to their elegant shapes, vibrant-colored flowers, and suitability for growing in containers, raised beds, and rock gardens. Unlike garden hybrids, species tulips will flower each year without …

Buddlejas Other / Books

Buddlejas (Royal Horticultural Society Plant Collector Guide)

Royal Horticultural Society Plant Collector Guide | This authoritative book provides the first comprehensive coverage of the popular and varied genus Buddleja. Buddlejas are wonderful garden plants whose tolerance of drought, many soil conditions, and common pests ensures them a place in every garden. …