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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 …

Totally Bonsai Other / Books

Totally Bonsai: A Guide to Growing, Shaping, and Caring for Miniature Trees and Shrubs

A Guide to Growing, Shaping, and Caring for Miniature Trees and Shrubs | Creating your own bonsai is simple, calming, and serene, and best of all, it lets you bring the outdoors inside, even if you dont have a lot of space. …

Choosing and Growing Bonsai Other / Books

Choosing and Growing Bonsai

Bonsai are both eye-catching and extremely popular—and this directory of more than 80 trees details their characteristics and explains how to look after them to get the best results. With stunning photography, and detailed instructions for choosing and growing a plant, it’s ideal for both beginners …

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 …

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! …

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, …

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 …

Saintpaulia 'Mickey Mouse' - African Violet Plants / Houseplants

Saintpaulia 'Mickey Mouse' - African Violet

Light: Moderate to bright, indirect, indoor light. Watering: Keep soil moist to dry, and allow soil around roots to dry out before watering to encourage blooming. Water from the bottom with room temperature water by placing the plastic growers pot in water, and allowing the plant to absorb the water …

Simplified Irrigation Design Other / Books

Simplified Irrigation Design (Landscape Architecture)

Landscape Architecture | The Second Edition of this best-selling academic guide to irrigation design has been completely rewritten so you can understand it easily. Created for the irrigation designer and installer, as well as students, Simplified Irrigation Design clearly explains irrigation design and …

Geranium Oglevee at the Greenhouse Other / Software, DVD

Geranium Oglevee at the Greenhouse

Geranium Oglevee Work organic compost into high quality container potting soil that contains ingredients such as peat moss, vermiculite and perlite. Choose locations getting direct sun for most geraniums. Feed your geraniums every two weeks with a balanced fertilizer. …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …