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The World of Phlox Other / Books

The World of Phlox

The World of Phlox: The Complete Growing Guide: How to Grow and Take Care of Perennial Phlox (Garden Phlox and Creeping Phlox) The World of Phlox is a complete growing guide for beginners and amateur gardeners. Phlox is one of the best flowers for any flower garden - extremely beautiful and easy-care. …

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 …

Planting the Dry Shade Garden Other / Books

Planting the Dry Shade Garden

The Best Plants for the Toughest Spot in Your Garden In this book you ll learn how to prune selectively to admit more light and how to amend soil to increase its moisture retention. You ll also learn about more than 130 plants that accept reduced light and moisture levels-long-blooming woodland gems …

Covering Ground Other / Books

Covering Ground

Open sweeps of lawn are a large part of most home landscapes, but imagine turning those stretches of lawn into striking swathes of beautifully planted ground covers. Barbara W. Ellis explores hundreds of wonderful possibilities in her new guide, helping readers create eyecatching splashes of color and …

Trees for the Garden Other / Books

Trees for the Garden

In Trees for the Garden, John Cushnie draws on a lifetime’s experience as a practical gardener, explaining the benefits of a tree in the garden, how to approach trees in garden design, and offering advice on choosing, planting, and caring for them. He suggests a huge variety of trees to accommodate …

Gardening on Pavement, Tables, and Hard Surfaces Other / Books

Gardening on Pavement, Tables, and Hard Surfaces

Gardening on Pavement, Tables, and Hard Surfaces is the first book to describe how to grow garden plants directly on hard surfaces such as pavement, rocks, tables, and other impermeable platforms. Plants have known all along that they can grow on these media, and George Schenk translates this small miracle …

Lives of Conifers Other / Books

Lives of Conifers: A comparative account of the coniferous trees indigenous to Northeastern North Am

A comparative account of the coniferous trees indigenous to Northeastern North America | What are the lives of trees, of conifers, like?... How do seedlings establish and develop into saplings? How do some seedlings stay alive for decades, marking time in the deep shade of the forest? How do the distinctive …

Bletilla striata - hyacinth orchid Plants / Perennials

Bletilla striata - hyacinth orchid

How about a garden orchid? If you like unusual plants look at this princess from China. It is a hardy plant that can be planted outdoors down to USDA zone 5. Typically orchid-like flowers are magenta or lavender pink, 4-5 cm wide, borne at tips of 15-25 cm long stems. There can be 6-12 flowers on each …

Perennial Vegetables Other / Books

Perennial Vegetables

From Artichokes to Zuiki Taro, A Gardener s 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 …

Variegated Trees and Shrubs Other / Books

Variegated Trees and Shrubs: The Illustrated Encyclopedia

The Illustrated Encyclopedia | Once the subject of snobbery and derision, variegated plants are now among the more sought-after and collected treasures of garden connoisseurs. Whether marbled, dotted, splashed, or veined, variegated foliage never fails to catch the eye and to add excitement whatever …

Flora Other / Books

Flora: A Gardener's Encyclopedia

A Gardener s Encyclopedia | This comprehensive, beautifully illustrated encyclopedia of plants contains information on more than 20,000 plants from all around the world. Organized in an A-Z format by botanical name, the individual entries provide a detailed description of each plant and its features, …

How to Divide Hostas? Plants / Perennials

Hosta lancifolia

Early Spring is the best time of year to dig your hostas up and divide them. Usa a garden fork and loosen the soil gently right around the hosta clump then gently place your fork in below the clump and lift it up give it a shake with the fork to loosen the soil. I prefer to wash the clump this serves …

Helleborus 'SP Martha' - hellebore, Lenten rose Plants / Perennials

Helleborus 'SP Martha' - hellebore, Lenten rose

Hellebore (Lenten rose) is not a new plant to Czech and Slovak gardens. I remember those flowering stems that surprisingly pushed through the snow in late winter and I kept asking grandma how come that a plant can flower while there is still snow on the ground. These evergreen perennials are still very …

Helleborus 'HGC Goldmarie'® - hellebore, Lenten rose Plants / Perennials

Helleborus 'HGC Goldmarie'® - hellebore, Lenten rose

Hellebore (Lenten rose) is not a new plant to Czech and Slovak gardens. I remember those flowering stems that surprisingly pushed through the snow in late winter and I kept asking grandma how come that a plant can flower while there is still snow on the ground. These evergreen perennials are still very …

New Garden Design Inspiring Private Paradises Other / Books

New Garden Design Inspiring Private Paradises

From vegetable and succulent gardens to sculpture and rose gardens to mountain and waterfront gardens, New Garden Design covers a range of interpretations incorporating walls, fountains, pavilions, canals, pools, terraces and groves in unexpected ways. The resulting new garden is a pleasure garden vested …