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All About Perennials Other / Books

All About Perennials

Way to grow: Expert advice on choosing and growing great perennials | Finding a perennial that thrives in your garden is like giving yourself a gift that comes back year after year. Learn how with this revised, larger edition, packed with professional advice on how to choose and care for perennials for …

The Perennial Matchmaker Other / Books

The Perennial Matchmaker

The Perennial Matchmaker: Create Amazing Combinations with Your Favorite Perennials Want foolproof ideas for pairing favorite perennials with an array of harmonious plant partners but don’t know where to start? Plantswoman Nancy J. Ondra helps you to jump-start your perennial garden with her one-plant-at-a-time …

Perennial Combinations Other / Books

Perennial Combinations

Perennial combinations are the building blocks of beautiful, successful gardens. Choosing perennials that look great and grow well together is a skill that can take years to develop, but with this book, youre guaranteed to make perfect plant choices right from the start. In Perennial Combinations, expert …

Allium 'Gladiator' - Ornamental Onion Plants / Bulbs

Allium 'Gladiator' - Ornamental Onion

The flowers start green, coloring first on top of the ball, then slowly change to lilac. As they mature, they reverse to green again, neatly from the top down. Late blooming ornamental onions that perform excellent with early blooming perennials. Many varieties are suitable for dried flowers; pest repellent, …

Helleborus orientalis 'Yellow Lady' - Lenten Rose Plants / Perennials

Helleborus orientalis 'Yellow Lady' - Lenten Rose

Hellebores, also known as Lenten or Christmas Roses, are unusual perennial plants in that they bloom in late winter. They are one of the first perennials to bloom. The leathery leaves are evergreen and the single flowers are about 3 across. The flowering period can be up to 3 months. Hellebores prefer …

Herbaceous Perennial Plants Other / Books

Herbaceous Perennial Plants: A Treatise on Their Identification, Culture, and Garden Attributes

A Treatise on Their Identification, Culture, and Garden Attributes | Allan Armitage has a well-deserved reputation for serving up solid information with precision and humor. Now based in Georgia, Armitage began his gardening career in Montreal. Thus, he knows a lot about what happens to plants in both …

Gunnera manicata - Dinosaur Gunnera Plants / Perennials

Gunnera manicata - Dinosaur Gunnera

New! A plant with enormous proportions. Gunnera manicata is native to the cloud forests of the Andes. In its native habitat, individual leaves can be as much as 10 feet across, making this one of the worlds largest perennial plants. Growth is very fast compared to other plants. Gunneras are considered …

Salvia nemorosa 'Blue Queen' - sage Plants / Perennials

Salvia nemorosa

Salvia is a large genus, containing about 900 species. In our climate mostly common (evergreen) sage is grown for culinary uses. Also, very popular are those of subtropical origin that are used here as annuals with long flowering season, especially in public areas. We concentrate on herbaceous perennials …

Hibiscus Other / Books

Hibiscus: Hardy and Tropical Plants for the Garden

Hardy and Tropical Plants for the Garden | Hibiscuses have entered an era of increasing popularity as garden designers and home gardeners rediscover the fine attributes of these wonderful plants. Here is the only book that covers the species and cultivars of the genus Hibiscus completely and in detail. …

Professional Planting Design Other / Books

Professional Planting Design

Richly illustrated with photographs and drawings, Professional Planting Design covers the basics as well as the advanced concepts of planting design including: selecting plant characteristics, types of mixed bed plantings, structuring and composing mixed beds, creating mixed palettes for seasonal variation, …

Grasses Other / Books

Grasses: Versatile Partners for Uncommon Garden Design

Versatile Partners for Uncommon Garden Design | From spring green to winter gold, the drama of grasses is nonstop. There are the striking yellow-and-green ostrich plumes of Zebra Grass. The fine-textured leaves of Blue Oat Grass. Flame Grasss dazzling red-orange leaves, Fountain Grasss coppery brushes, …

Lilium 'First Crown' - lily Plants / Bulbs

Lilium 'First Crown' - lily

Lilies are not just beautiful cut flowers. In perennial beds same as carefully planted among shrubs or trees they will dazzle with bright colours, shapes, and sizes of their blooms. And be sure we select the grandest of the great ones only! …

The Romantic Herb Garden Other / Books

The Romantic Herb Garden

The must-have ingredient of any garden, herbs have long been the stalwarts of the cottage garden, imparting fragrance and health as well as flavor to beds and borders. However, todays garden designers have realized that herbs can also help to shape or be a key visual element in a garden. The Romantic …

Perennial Vegetables Other / Books

Perennial Vegetables

From Artichokes to Zuiki Taro, A Gardeners Guide to Over 100 Delicious and Easy to Grow Edibles | There is a fantastic array of vegetables you can grow in your garden, and not all of them are annuals. In Perennial Vegetables the adventurous gardener will find information, tips, and sound advice on less …

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 Americas 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 Americas 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 …