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Plant Protection Other / Books

Plant Protection: Managing Greenhouse Insect and Mite Pests

Managing Greenhouse Insect and Mite Pests | This introduction to the basics of managing insects in a greenhouse environment discusses insect and mite feeding behaviors while offering excellent descriptions and photographs of several economically significant pests, including whiteflies, thrips, and leafminers. …

Vanilla planifolia - Vanilla Orchid Plants / Tropical and Subtropical Plants

Vanilla planifolia - Vanilla Orchid

Native almost to the tropics the range includes Mexico, Central America, West Indies, and Northern South America. The genus vanilla produces the world s most popular spice, a climbing member of the orchid family, the vanilla orchid is both terrestial and epiphytic, it grows in soil and other plants sending …

Nepenthes ventricosa - Nepenthes Plants / Houseplants

Nepenthes ventricosa - Nepenthes

One of the best and easiest species to start with, this plant produces pink/red traps with a narrow waist and is exceptionally easy to grow. Distribution: Philippines. Nepenthes are commonly known as pitcher plants or monkey cups as the tips of some leaves form jug like structures which hold a digestive …

Tropicals Other / Books

Tropicals

A pictorial dictionary of landscape plants designed for USDA zones 9, 10, and 11. It is also ideal for greenhouse gardeners who grow tender exotics under cover, and it is frequently used as an identification guide for plant lovers who travel to the tropics. …

Viola mandshurica 'Fuji Dawn' - Manchurian Violet, Sumire Plants / Perennials

Viola mandshurica 'Fuji Dawn' - Manchurian Violet, Sumire

Incredibly beautiful, seldom offered, rare viola. Emerges in early spring with masses of pink-tinged variegated foliage and hundreds of purple flowers. Variegation slowly turns to green and white, then later to uniform dark green and is more intense the second season. Blooms from March-May. In-credible …

Orchids Other / Books

Orchids: A Practical Guide to Care and Cultivation

A Practical Guide to Care and Cultivation | The exquisite variety of forms and colors of orchids are made accessible to beginning growers in this fascinating introduction to the more than 25,000 species that make up this diverse plant family. The book covers commonsense advice on repotting, dividing, …

Scadoxus multiflorus - African Blood Lily Plants / Bulbs

Scadoxus multiflorus - African Blood Lily

Very unique and plant originating from India. Large ball shaped red flowers on strong stems with clusters of thick, fleshy leaves. Ideal as a container plant, kept in sun or partial shade, and treated the same as an Amaryllis. Thrives in moist areas such as ponds. Not cold hardy. Hardy in Zone: 9 & …

Easy to Make Outdoor Structures Other / Books

Easy to Make Outdoor Structures: Projects for Yard and Garden Living

Projects for Yard and Garden Living | What structure would make your garden perfect—a crowning touch like an arched gateway? A shady place to put a comfy chair? Or a shed for neatly storing your landscaping tools? Whatever practical or decorative feature it needs, this attractive collection has the …

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 world s largest perennial plants. Growth is very fast compared to other plants. Gunneras are considered …

Growing Carnivorous Plants Other / Books

Growing Carnivorous Plants

For centuries, carnivorous plants have carried an air of fascination and mystique unparalleled in the plant world. Growing Carnivorous Plants is a comprehensive guide to identifying and cultivating these remarkable plants. From the well-known Venus flytrap to obscure African sundews, from the giant pitcher …

Passiflora Other / Books

Passiflora: Passionflowers of the World

Passionflowers of the World | Since they were first described in Europe in the 16th century, passionflowers have held a special fascination among plant collectors for their bold, beautiful, complicated blossoms and delectable passionfruits. Most are perennial climbers, but some are trees, shrubs, herbaceous …

Gardening in Eden Other / Books

Gardening in Eden: Seasons in a Suburban Garden

Seasons in a Suburban Garden | Though an old man, Thomas Jefferson wrote at Monticello, I am but a young gardener. Every gardener is. In Gardening in Eden, we enter Arthur Vanderbilt s small enchanted world of the garden, where the old wooden trestle tables of a roadside nursery are covered in crazy …

Understanding Orchids Other / Books

Understanding Orchids: An Uncomplicated Guide to Growing the World's Most Exotic Plants

Orchids are the largest family of plants in the world. With 30,000 known species, you could acquire a different orchid every day for eighty years and still not grow them all. Back in the realm of reality, readers of this beautiful book can quickly and easily find the orchids that are right for them -- …

Tropical Slipper Orchids Other / Books

Tropical Slipper Orchids: Paphiopedilum & Phragmipedium Species & Hybrids

Paphiopedilum & Phragmipedium Species & Hybrids | Distinguished by a prominent pouchlike sac which resembles a ballroom slipper and often decorated with warts, hairs, or stripes, the flowers of slipper orchids may be ugly or pretty, depending on your point of view. In either case, they are captivating …

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 …

Houseplants and How to Grow Them Other / Books

Houseplants and How to Grow Them

Houseplants and How to Grow Them: Easy Tips to Grow Healthy, Beautiful Plants Houseplants can be a challenge when you have poor conditions (poor lighting, freezing windows in winter, humidity levels that match the Sahara Desert’s, destructive toddlers, cats that use flowerpots as a litter box, etc.) …