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Natural Gardening in Small Spaces Other / Books

Natural Gardening in Small Spaces

With the growing recognition that a wisely and sensitively planted garden has a lot to offer to wildlife and the food web, more and more people are looking for ways to make their gardens environmentally friendly. However, gardeners have tended to assume that they need a lot of space to create habitats …

Berkeley Rocks Other / Books

Berkeley Rocks: Building with Nature

Building with Nature | The Berkeley hills offer great natural beauty and sensitive landscape design that skillfully incorporates the architecture into the natural environment. In the early 20th century, architects inspired by the Arts and Crafts movement worked to integrate the hills large outcrops of …

The Organic Lawn Care Manual Other / Books

The Organic Lawn Care Manual

In the modern suburban landscape, beautiful, green lawns are perhaps the most ubiquitous feature of all. It?s difficult to imagine a friendly neighborhood without broad, clean stretches of neatly shorn grass. …

Organic Garden Basics Other / Books

Organic Garden Basics: Five Easy Steps to Growing Organically

Five Easy Steps to Growing Organically | One of Britain’s leading organic gardeners shows how to create a natural garden that looks great, teems with wildlife, and yields delicious, healthy produce. Almost everyone has concerns about how pesticides, fungicides, insecticides, and other chemicals affect …

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 …

The American Woodland Garden Other / Books

The American Woodland Garden: Capturing the Spirit of the Deciduous Forest

Capturing the Spirit of the Deciduous Forest | North America s eastern half, roughly from the Midwest to the Atlantic, was once a great deciduous forest. Although centuries of human intervention have cleared much of the land, the timeless forest remains in the spirit of the place. Today, even the shortest …

The American Woodland Garden Other / Books

The American Woodland Garden: Capturing the Spirit of the Deciduous Forest

Capturing the Spirit of the Deciduous Forest | North America s eastern half, roughly from the Midwest to the Atlantic, was once a great deciduous forest. Although centuries of human intervention have cleared much of the land, the timeless forest remains in the spirit of the place. Today, even the shortest …

Cryptomeria japonica 'Elegans viridis' - Japanese cedar Plants / Conifers

Cryptomeria japonica 'Elegans viridis' - Japanese cedar

Japanese cedars proved to grow happily in our garden where winter temperature dropped to -27°C a couple of times. They showed no damage whatsoever and thrive. This variety has one more plus as opposed to other cryptomerias – it does not change its colour to coppery brown in winter and remains green …

The Art of Japanese Gardens Other / Books

The Art of Japanese Gardens: Designing & Making Your Own Peaceful Space

Nourish the soul and restore the spirit: this photo-packed guidebook shows how to create the sense of harmony and balance of Zen philosophy. Every element that goes into the garden holds meaning, along with its careful arrangement, and its use of natural and unobtrusive materials. Walls, fences, and …