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Practical Woody Plant Propagation for Nursery Growers Other / Books

Practical Woody Plant Propagation for Nursery Growers

An exhaustive exposition of propagating methods, from growing from seed to cuttings, grafting, layering, and tissue culture. It is based on the actual working methods of successful propagators worldwide and presents detailed explanations and illustrations of the procedures used. …

Eragrostis trichodes - Love Grass Plants / Grass, Grasses

Eragrostis trichodes - Love Grass

Love Grass produces a heavy fibrous root system and spreads by seed and rooting at the nodes. It does especially well on sandy land, but can be used on heavier soil, also. It grows to a height of 2 to 4 feet tall. It can be found growing in the Great Plains from Illinois to Texas. It is a cold and drought …

Growing Green Other / Books

Growing Green: Animal-Free Organic Techniques

Growing Green: Animal-Free Organic Techniques is an essential guide about organic growing and is perfect for absolute beginners as well as experienced professionals. This book introduces the concept of stockfree-organic and shows, through case studies, that when growers abandon the use of slaughterhouse …

The Sweet Pea Book Other / Books

The Sweet Pea Book

An inspiring and comprehensive guide, The Sweet Pea Book is for anyone interested in growing these most exquisite of fragrant flowers and using them in the garden. It covers the colorful history of the sweet pea, provides detailed practical advice on seed raising and cultivation, offers ideas for using …

Bulbs in Containers Other / Books

Bulbs in Containers

Fantastic color photographs and excellent writing make this an inspirational and accessible guide for specialty plant collectors, alpine and rock gardeners, and city gardeners, as well as anyone gardening in small spaces. Readers will learn about the ease and practicality of growing bulbs in containers …

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 …

Polygonum Orientale - Kiss Me Over The Garden Gate Plants / Annuals

Polygonum Orientale - Kiss Me Over The Garden Gate

First grown in the United States by Thomas Jefferson, Kiss-Me-Over-The-Garden-Gate is a spectacular, old-fashioned cottage garden favorite. Fast growing, the thick, sturdy stems rise to 5Â and bear flamboyant, arching, pendulous bright pink, bead like, flower clusters 3-4 long. Lush, heart-shaped leaves …

Ricinus communis 'Zanzibarensis' - Castor Bean Plants / Other

Ricinus communis 'Zanzibarensis' - Castor Bean

THE CASTOR BEAN is a shrub-like plant with large, long-stemmed leaves that are lobed like fingers. Its spiny, clustered seed pods contain white, bean-like seeds (Botanically speaking, it isn t a true bean, but a Spurge), which typically bear attractive markings in various colours. The plant is native …

Lobelia siphilitica - Great Blue Lobelia Plants / Perennials

Lobelia siphilitica - Great Blue Lobelia

Easily grown in rich, humusy, medium wet to wet soils in full sun to part shade. Needs constant moisture. Will tolerate full sun in cool, northern climates, but otherwise appreciates part shade. Divide clumps in spring as needed. May self seed in optimum growing conditions, forming attractive colonies. …

Many uses for groundcovers (2) - Evergreen perennials Plants / Perennials

Waldsteinia

Vinca minor, Pachysandra terminalis, Acaena, Waldsteinia ternata, Lamium maculatum ‘White Nancy’, Stachys byzantina ‘Primrose Heron’ Vinca minor An outstanding evergreen groundcover that is completely winter hardy. Vinca will thrive in shaded locations where a lawn cannot grow. Vinca minor produces …

Buried Treasures Other / Books

Buried Treasures: Finding and Growing the World's Choicest Bulbs

Finding and Growing the World s Choicest Bulbs | Take a few chapters from a John le Carré spy thriller, add a hefty dose of exotic travelogue, blend with one of the best books on bulb growing ever written, and you ve got Buried Treasures. Since launching his first international mail-order catalog in …

Clematis paniculata - Clematis Sweet Autumn Plants / Climber Plants

Clematis paniculata - Clematis Sweet Autumn

The beautiful sweet autumn clematis is a vigorous semievergreen (or deciduous) vine than can climb up to 30 feet. The compound leaves are glossy and deep green. The star shaped white flowers are about an inch and a quarter across and sweetly fragrant. They are borne in numerous branching panicles from …

Grafting and Budding Other / Books

Grafting and Budding

Grafting and Budding: A Practical Guide for Fruit and Nut Plants and Ornamentals (Landlinks Press) Covers all methods for grafting and budding Gives detailed step-by-step instructions Clearly illustrated with photographs and line drawings …

Agapanthus africanus - Lily of the Nile, African Lily Plants / Perennials

Agapanthus africanus - Lily of the Nile, African Lily

These beautiful and hardy plants are native to southern Africa. It becomes a very strong perennial for Zones 6-9. These grass-like clumps will usually grow between one and three feet. Their leaves are narrow and they are popular for their green foliage and long summer blooms. The leaves grow from the …

Myrtus communis - Myrtle Plants / Evergreen Shrubs

Myrtus communis - Myrtle

Myrtus communis or True or Greek Myrtle is an evergreen shrub or small tree with dense foliage. The 2-inch lanceolate leaves are strongly scented when crushed. Myrtles have been cultivated for centuries and their native habitat is unknown. They are hardy to 28 degrees F. In cooler regions they make an …