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The Welcoming Garden Other / Books

The Welcoming Garden

Renowned garden designer Gordon Haywards newest book focuses on one major principle: creating front-yard gardens that will inspire and invite, transforming neighborhoods and encouraging people to create compelling spaces in which to relax, visit with neighbors, and enjoy a natural space. A front garden …

Intimate Garden Other / Books

Intimate Garden

Visit ten spectacular examples of economically sized gardens in the U.S. and England that shows how any homeowner can create an oasis amidst the rush and tumble of a busy life. Brian Coleman shares inspiring examples of a wide variety of small gardens, and reveals just how relaxing a small retreat can …

Designing California Native Gardens Other / Books

Designing California Native Gardens: The Plant Community Approach to Artful, Ecological Gardens

The Plant Community Approach to Artful, Ecological Gardens | Inspirational, practical, and easy to use, this book was created with the aim of conveying the awesome diversity and beauty of Californias native plants and demonstrating how they can be brought into ecologically sound, attractive, workable, …

Bulbs for Garden Habitats Other / Books

Bulbs for Garden Habitats

Where most bulbs books repeat the seasonal approach to bulb gardening by bloom time, assuming the usual fall ritual of mass planting bulbs by the bushel, this book advocates more careful study of natural habitats and cultural needs before planting. All gardeners have experienced the frustration of having …

Creating Your Own Japanese Garden Other / Books

Creating Your Own Japanese Garden

The strong horizontals of bamboo reflected in a dark circle of water; the rhythmic clap of the deer scarer; the contemplative beauty of waves created in sand: combinations of nature and art that soothe and uplift the spirit. Your vision of a Japanese garden need not be confined to Japan. Here is a fully …

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 …

Plant Hunter's Garden Other / Books

Plant Hunter's Garden: The New Explorers and Their Discoveries

The New Explorers and Their Discoveries | Many gardeners are vaguely aware of the greats of plant exploration, such as E. H. Wilson, George Forrest, or John Tradescant. Fewer may know the names of todays plant explorers or recognize the makings of a new golden age of plant discovery. Nonetheless, a quick …