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Winter-Flowering Shrubs Other / Books

Winter-Flowering Shrubs

Gardeners, plant collectors, horticulturists, and landscape designers will find a valuable resource in this carefully selected plant directory of best performing winter-flowering shrubs. Readers will find daphnes, viburnums, witch hazels, and camellias to suit every taste and garden situation, as well …

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, …

Aquilegia flabellata 'Cameo' - Fan Columbine Plants / Perennials

Aquilegia flabellata 'Cameo' - Fan Columbine

In Garden or Container, this Dwarf is Early, Colorful, and Fully Hardy! Just 5 inches tall, it sports big 1 1/2-inch blooms in shades of white, blue, and pink. This dwarf blooms earlier than most Columbines, opening huge 1 1/2-inch blooms in abundance atop compact, vigorous plants just 5 inches tall! …

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 …

The Way We Garden Now Other / Books

The Way We Garden Now: 41 Pick-and-Choose Projects for Planting Your Paradise Large or Small

Energizing, Inspiring, Edible, and Exciting: That’s what bestselling author Katherine Whiteside says gardening ought to be. Whether you have a half acre of land in the country or a tiny patch of grass in the city, whether you’re an experienced digger or you’ve never held a trowel, Whiteside offers …

Success with Roses Other / Books

Success with Roses

Few ornamental plants match roses for sheer majesty, but success in growing these garden beauties isn’t assured. Expert advice can make a real difference, and here is essential information for growing all kinds of roses—as ground cover or hedges, in gardens large and small, in containers, and even …

Steps to rose gardening success Plants / Roses

Rose

Rose gardening has its own special mystique. Few perennials or flowering shrubs give you so many wonderful blooms soon after planting or have as long a period of bloom. And, best of all, hardy roses will come back year after year. Gardeners the world over are smitten by the allure of roses, but many …

Agroforestry Landscapes for Pacific Islands Other / Books

Agroforestry Landscapes for Pacific Islands

Agroforestry Landscapes for Pacific Islands: Creating abundant and resilient food systems Agroforestry Landscapes for Pacific Islands focuses on low-input and sustainable techniques for growing food in the Pacific. It covers a range of time-tested traditional agroforestry systems, modern agroforestry, …

How to Plant Hostas? Plants / Perennials

How to Plant Hostas?

Planting Hostas in soil: Preparation is the key to success. If you can double dig your hosta or flower bed in early autumn and leave the sods of soil intact do not walk over what you dig. Allow the frost in the winter months to break the sods down. Then in Early Spring fork over the soil and rake to …