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Balcony & Container Plants Other / Books

Balcony & Container Plants (Compass Guides)

Garden lovers who have limited growing space can still embellish their surroundings with attractive flowers and greenery and this book shows them how. Plants that are especially suitable for growing in tubs, boxes, and hanging planters are profiled in alphabetical order and beautifully illustrated with …

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 Plant a Garden Other / Books

How to Plant a Garden

How to Plant a Garden: Design tricks, ideas and planting schemes for year-round interest Confused by the bewildering range of plants on offer at your local garden centre? How do you choose, use and create beautiful planting schemes like the professionals? …

Paeonia lactiflora 'Do Tell' - Peony Plants / Perennials

Paeonia lactiflora 'Do Tell' - Peony

A heavy bloomer is this single with deep magenta-pink flowers, the flowers have a small yellow center of stamens and blooms early. Plants grow 22 inches tall. The Queen of Garden Flowers! We offer the best, free blooming varieties. Flowers are 5-7 across. During late spring-early summer, they fill the …

The Plant Finder Other / Books

The Plant Finder: The Right Plants for Every Garden

The Right Plants for Every Garden | The Plant Finder will be useful to the many thousands of garden and landscape professionals wanting a comprehensive reference. But it will also be a complete resource for the amateur gardener who makes a big investment in new plants every year, constantly changing …

Complete Rose Encyclopedia Other / Books

Complete Rose Encyclopedia

This comprehensive volume is a pictorial guide to one of the most popular groups of plants in the world, providing an indispensable resource for selecting the right rose for any type of garden. Descriptions of numerous species and their varieties are illustrated with over 750 full color photographs that …

Tricyrtis 'Golden leopard' - Toad Lily Plants / Perennials

Tricyrtis 'Golden leopard' - Toad Lily

Tricyrtis Golden leopard Family: Liliaceae Origin: The species is native to Japan. Forming a nice patch over time, Toad Lily is prized for its ability to bloom in shade and for its exotic-looking flowers that resemble orchids. The large, glossy green leaves of Tricyrtis. Prefers part-shade to shade, …

About Daylilies Plants / Perennials

Hemerocallis Sammy Russel

Daylilies are long-living perennial plants, with large flowers and a very wide range of colors. Practically pest-free and tolerant of drought, they require little attention. The Daylily has become America s favorite perennial flower. …

Garden Flora Other / Books

Garden Flora

Garden Flora: The Natural and Cultural History of the Plants In Your Garden The oldest rose fossil was found in Colorado and dates to 35 million years ago. Marigolds, infamous for their ability to self-seed, are named for an Etruscan god who sprang from a ploughed field. And daffodils—an icon of spring—were …

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 …

The Gardener's Peony Other / Books

The Gardener's Peony

Peonies are virtually unrivalled in a their ability to bring impact and drama to a garden. Once established they flourish for decades, bringing large quantities of flamboyant blooms in a magical range of hues and outstanding, often finely cut foliage. This informative guide highlights the best peonies …

Caring for Clematis (2) Plants / Climber Plants

Clematis - Caring for Clematis

PruningWhile it is not mandatory to prune Clematis, you will find that your plant is more attractive and will produce more flowers if properly cared for. Pruning also enables you to control the size and growth of the plant and allows you to remove dead or damaged parts. …

Gaia's Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture Other / Books

Gaia's Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture

Hemenway, a permaculture expert and associate editor of The Permaculture Activist, explains how gardens can function as ecosystems, describes the basic parts of an ecological garden (soil, water, plants, and animals), and shows how to create backyard ecosystems through guilds. Guilds, the author tells …

Succulents Other / Books

Succulents: The Illustrated Dictionary

The Illustrated Dictionary | A time-tested reference, this first volume includes some of the best-known and most cultivated genera such as Agave, Haworthia, Kalanchoe, and Yucca. …

Proper Pruning Techniques Garden care / Garden Tools

Pruning is a vital part of plant and tree care. This task can be confusing so we developed the following guide to help you prune properly. Three basic tools suffice for most pruning jobs: shears, loppers, and a pruning saw. Keep them sharp for clean cuts; disinfect after pruning diseased material. …