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The Living Art of Bonsai Other / Books

The Living Art of Bonsai

Bonsai is considered a primarily Japanese art, yet its origins lie deep within ancient China. Evolving over 2,500 years, the Chinese approach to bonsai reflects a unique set of cultural, philosophical and aesthetic values largely unknown to modern bonsai enthusiasts. …

Flora's Orchids Other / Books

Flora's Orchids

From the producers of the bestselling Flora (Timber Press, 2003) comes the definitive reference for orchid enthusiasts, with more than 1500 orchids described in detail. Genus entries give information on natural distribution, characteristics, and cultivation; species coverage includes a description and …

Green Guide to Herbs of Britain and Europe Other / Books

Green Guide to Herbs of Britain and Europe

This compact, easy-to-use pocket-size guide is aimed at both the general reader and the amateur naturalist. Presenting 150 of the best known and most commonly used herbs, this book can be used for both home reference and as a companion in the field. …

The Tree Care Primer Other / Books

The Tree Care Primer (Brooklyn Botanic Garden All-Region Guide)

Brooklyn Botanic Garden All-Region Guide | Beyond bark, branches, and leaves, what do you see when you look at your trees? This must-have reference for anyone who owns property will teach you to assess your trees’ health and keep it growing happily. Whether they are young or ancient, on a city sidewalk …

Walks, Walls & Patios: Plan, Design & Build Other / Books

Walks, Walls & Patios: Plan, Design & Build

Designing the outside of the home adds to curb -side appeal, creates ambience, and increases the value of the home. Walks, Walls & Patios provides the homeowner with all the information needed to integrate popular hardscape designs into the overall home landscape. …

Great Flowering Landscape Trees Other / Books

Great Flowering Landscape Trees

Devoted entirely to the flowering trees most recommended for home and urban landscapes, this handy encyclopedia discusses the basics—horticultural terms, botanic names, hardiness zones, and native versus exotic species—as well as each tree’s unique characteristics, such as height, spread, flower …

Orchids Other / Books

Orchids

This gorgeous box set is ideal for both the seasoned orchid lover and the amateur enthusiast. With two attractively presented volumes it offers practical information, history, and a wealth of fascinating orchid facts, and it is both a valuable resource and a beautiful object. The first volume of Orchids …

Conservatory Style: Garden Rooms, Glasshouses, and Sunrooms Other / Books

Conservatory Style: Garden Rooms, Glasshouses, and Sunrooms

Born out of the heritage of structures first imagined by and constructed for the British aristocracy, the contemporary conservatory represents the ultimate in traditional elegance married to informal comfort. With or without plants and flowers, they come in every conceivable size and shape-square, oblong, …

Vegetables, Herbs and Fruit Other / Books

Vegetables, Herbs and Fruit

Gardeners who want to grow their own vegetables, herbs and fruit will find this book a definitive reference and a remarkable value. Three expert authors combine superb illustrations with reliable information on choosing vegetables, herbs and fruit that can be cultivated to bountiful success. The information …

Gardening Indoors Other / Books

Gardening Indoors, New Revised

If you own only one book on indoor gardening with lights, this is the book. The New Revised Gardening Indoors sets the standard for indoor gardening all over the world. This bestseller has been in print since 1986 and sold thousands and thousands of copies. Indoor gardeners find everything they could …

Bleeding Hearts, Corydalis, and Their Relatives Other / Books

Bleeding Hearts, Corydalis, and Their Relatives

Members of the bleeding heart family, such as the well-known Chinese bleeding heart, have long been among the best-loved flowers of the perennial border. In recent years, however, excitement about this group has reached fever pitch with the introduction of dozens of stunning new discoveries, particularly …

Orchids to Know and Grow Other / Books

Orchids to Know and Grow

Orchids are easy to grow, but one doesnt grow orchids like a rose, a cactus, or an African violet; one grows an orchid like an orchid! This book debunks some of the hard-to-grow myths, gives cultural information, and does so in easy-to-understand language.--Robert J. Ferry, research associate, Marie …

Marijuana Horticulture Other / Books

Marijuana Horticulture: The Indoor/Outdoor Medical Grower's Bible

With 512 full color pages and 1120 full color photographs and illustrations, Marijuana Horticulture: The Indoor/Outdoor Medical Growers Bible is the most complete cultivation book available. The Fifth Edition of the former Indoor Marijuana Horticulture: The Indoor Bible was originally published in 1983, …

A to Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants Other / Books

A to Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants

The most comprehensive, detailed, and lavishly illustrated guide to garden plants ever published, first published in 1997, has now been completely revised to include nearly 250 new plants and photos. The AHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants is an essential reference for all gardeners, from novices to …