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Orchid Growing Other / Books

Orchid Growing

In the world of exotic plants, orchids hold a reputation as the divas of the floral species. They are mostly considered as fussy, difficult to grow plants and, on top of everything, very expensive. However, there are several types of orchids that you can easily grow in your own garden or windowsill. …

Complete Indoor Plants Other / Books

Complete Indoor Plants

Grow a garden inside! Houseplants bring life and color to any room, and with the right care you can successfully cultivate everything from succulents and bonsai to foliage, flowers, and fruit. This indispensable manual is a complete guide to indoor gardening, with advice on choosing the right plants …

Quick & Easy Container Gardening Other / Books

Quick & Easy Container Gardening

Whether your garden is large or small, traditional or modern, Quick and Easy Container Gardening is packed with ideas and inspiration. As well as all the basic techniques you need for successful planting in pots, there are 20 step-by-step project ideas that are so simple to follow. If you wish to grow …

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.) …

Landscaping With Tropical Plants Other / Books

Landscaping With Tropical Plants (Sunset Series)

Sunset Series | Imagine the lush possibilities. In one volume with over 200 photographs, readers will discover how to grow an entire spectrum of exciting new plants in their home gardens. This book reveals the types of tropical plants that are right for your site, no matter what your climate. In addition, …

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 …

Perovskia atriplicifolia - Russian Sage Plants / Perennials

Perovskia atriplicifolia - Russian Sage

Russian Sage, actually a native of Pakistan,is one of the great garden plants of all time. This semiwoody perennial carries a cloud of small blue flowers on widely arching stems that grow 3-4ft tall and as wide. The effect is a charming, airy haze of soft blue against silvery gray, pungently aromatic …

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 -- …

Weigela florida 'Victoria' - weigela Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Weigela florida 'Victoria' - weigela

Weigelas are valuable garden shrubs that grow freely in almost any soil and require little maintenance. They are deciduous shrubs growing 1.5 – 2.0 tall and just a bit less wide. Leaves are ovate to oval. Bell or funnel shaped flowers come in many colours and appear at the end of spring / beginning …

Lilies Other / Books

Lilies

Beautiful, easy-to-grow cultivars. | For centuries, adventurous botanists risked their lives to gather exquisite specimens from remote, perilous locations. Fortunes were spent shipping the lilies back to royalty and collectors who treasured them. Lilies gained a reputation with gardeners for being difficult …

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 …

Orchids for Dummies Other / Books

Orchids for Dummies

Packed with photos, including 8 pages in full color. Color your world with orchids. Orchids are beautiful, fragrant, wonderfully varied, and surprisingly affordable. But arent they hard to grow at home? No! says orchid grower extraordinaire Steve Frowine. In this handy guide, he shows you step by step …

Asclepias tuberosa - Butterfly Weed Plants / Perennials

Asclepias tuberosa - Butterfly Weed

The Classic Butterfly Weed--Bloom-Heavy and Super Easy to Grow! Big orange blooms welcome summer, attracting butterflies and gardeners by the drove! Giant flowerheads, more than 5 inches across, in vivid shades of red, yellow, and orange blanket these strong pants from June right up through frost! So …

Growing Orchids in Your Garden Other / Books

Growing Orchids in Your Garden

Wherever you live in the world, you can grow orchids in your garden. From ladys slippers in boreal forests to dendrobiums hanging from tropical palms, orchids provide color and elegance unmatched by any other garden flower. Although it may sound too good to be true, many orchids are actually low-maintenance …