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Ilex crenata 'Dwarf Pagoda' - Japanese Holly Plants / Evergreen Shrubs

Ilex crenata 'Dwarf Pagoda' - Japanese Holly

Japanase Pagoda Holly Bonsai - Ilex crenata Dwarf Pagoda A miniature variety of Japanese Holly. Stems are very short, 1 foot at most. Leaves are dark green on horizontal branches. Very compact plant. The plant is a true natural Bonsai. Also a good patio plant or house plant. Introduced by the National …

Wild Flowers Other / Books

Wild Flowers

Gardens by Design Series | Wildflowers bring to many of us remembrance of a lost world of childhood enchantment of woodlands, riverbanks, and lush fields. In this lovely album, brimming with color pictures and fascinating botanical details, Britain s National Trust brings us some of the nation s most …

A Journey to Nine Islands Other / Books

A Journey to Nine Islands

Accompanied by charming and accessible text, the floral centerfolds of Journey to Nine Islands invite the reader to participate in the world of the Chicago Botanic Garden—one of the nation’s most visited public gardens and a preeminent center for learning and plant science. This remarkable volume …

Sisyrinchium angustifolium - Stout Blue-eyed Grass Plants / Perennials

Sisyrinchium angustifolium - Stout Blue-eyed Grass

Native prairie wildlfower, pretty common to find these plants growing wild out on the prairie. Is not really a grass, rather is a member of the Iris family. Quite an adaptable plant - have seen this growing in shady moist conditions on the edge of woods, and in very dry, hot, sunny locations in the Grasslands …

The Earth Knows My Name Other / Books

The Earth Knows My Name: Food, Culture, and Sustainability in the Gardens of Ethnic America

Food, Culture, and Sustainability in the Gardens of Ethnic America | nspired by her own family s immigrant history, Patricia Klindienst traveled the country, gathering stories of urban, suburban, and rural gardens created by people rarely presented in books about American gardens: Native Americans, immigrants …

The Authentic Garden Other / Books

The Authentic Garden: Five Principles for Cultivating A Sense of Place

Five Principles for Cultivating A Sense of Place| What makes a garden authentic? For American gardeners, this question can be vexing. Because America is a comparatively young nation, it hasn t had much time to develop an indigenous garden style. Gardeners have tended to turn to other national traditions—such …

The Oxford Companion to the Garden Other / Books

The Oxford Companion to the Garden

Now available for the first time in paperback, the magnificent Oxford Companion to the Garden illuminates the history and design of gardens all over the world, from the earliest recorded known examples to the present day, encompassing everything from small private gardens, to the secret gardens of Arab …

Euphorbia obesa - Baseball Plant Plants / Sukulents, Cactuses

Euphorbia obesa - Baseball Plant

Euphorbia obesa is a peculiar, almost ball shaped dwarf succulent plant that resembles a stone. It can grow to 8 in height with a diameter of 4. It is a single-stemmed, unbranched, firm-bodied plant. The stem is usually 8-angled and grooved. Younger plants have a rounded sea urchin-like shape. The rotund …

Hacienda Courtyards Other / Books

Hacienda Courtyards (Mexican Design Books)

Mexican Design Books | Explore the architectural elements and water havens that will inspire your own courtyard paradise. …

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 …

The Aromatherapy Garden Other / Books

The Aromatherapy Garden

The Aromatherapy Garden: Growing Fragrant Plants for Happiness and Well-Being “Kathi guides you to all the joys of an aromatic garden with wonderful tips, fascinating facts, and sumptuous photos.” —Mandy Aftel, acclaimed natural perfumer and author of Essence and Alchemy and Fragrant …