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Abies procera - Noble Fir Plants / Conifers

Abies procera - Noble Fir

Nobe Fir (Abies procera), Grow your own Christmas Tree! Majestic evergreen native to the pacific northwest, widely grown as a Christmas Tree. Can reach 200 feet or more in height. Prefers moist soil and some protection from wind. …

Viburnum plicatum 'Lanarth' - japanese viburnum Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Viburnum plicatum 'Lanarth' - japanese viburnum

This majestic looking viburnum is a breathtaking cultivar, commonly grown in royal gardens of mild climate. The shrub forms its branches in cascade or horizontal levels, they bear bright green drooping leaves and in the spring clusters of hydrangea-like snow-white flowers. This variety looks best on …

How to Propagate Other / Books

How to Propagate: Techniques and Tips for Over 1000 Plants

Techniques and Tips for Over 1000 Plants | Almost all modern home gardeners run to a nursery at the start of every new growing season and stock up on perennials, maple saplings, and shrubs—but they dont have to. Propagating one’s own plants is far from a difficult gardening feat, and it can be an …

The Himalayan Garden Other / Books

The Himalayan Garden: Growing Plants from the Roof of the World

In this unique resource, Jim Jermyn offers not the usual botanical travelogue but instead a horticultural handbook that allows gardeners at far-lower-than-Himalayan elevations to successfully grow those plants that are native to the high Himalaya mountains. The highlights include species of Euphorbia, …

Eucalyptus 'Baby Blue' Plants / Other

Eucalyptus 'Baby Blue'

Eucalyptus is an enormous and fascinating genus. It comprises over 700 species, and accounts for more than two-thirds of Australias vegetation. It is unfortunate that they are frequently regarded as not being reliably hardy outside of the subtropics, because it discourages people from planting them in …

Phalaenopsis Orchids Care Other / Books

Phalaenopsis Orchids Care

Phalaenopsis Orchids Care: 30 Most Important Things To Remember When Growing Phalaenopsis Orchids (Orchids Care, Gardening Techniques This book will show you the secrets of growing Phalaenopsis orchids succesfuly. …

Eucalyptus gunnii - Cider Gum Plants / Other

Eucalyptus gunnii - Cider Gum

Eucalyptus is an enormous and fascinating genus. It comprises over 700 species, and accounts for more than two-thirds of Australias vegetation. It is unfortunate that they are frequently regarded as not being reliably hardy outside of the subtropics, because it discourages people from planting them in …

Aralia spinosa - devil's walkingstick Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Aralia spinosa - devil's walkingstick

If you are looking for an architectural plant that will attract passers-by’s eyes but will require zero maintenance at the same time, and on top of that will be hardy enough not to worry about it in winter, have a look at this devil’s walking stick. Wondering why such a beauty is called a name like …

Steps to rose gardening success Plants / Roses

Rose

Rose gardening has its own special mystique. Few perennials or flowering shrubs give you so many wonderful blooms soon after planting or have as long a period of bloom. And, best of all, hardy roses will come back year after year. Gardeners the world over are smitten by the allure of roses, but many …

Landscaping With Fruit Other / Books

Landscaping With Fruit: Strawberry ground covers, blueberry hedges, grape arbors ...

Strawberry ground covers, blueberry hedges, grape arbors, and 39 other luscious fruits to make your yard an edible paradise Fruit trees, shrubs, and vines are true two-for-one plants. Many varieties are strikingly beautiful — well suited to doing double duty as delicious sources of sweet, organic fruit …

Hibiscus syriacus 'Duc de brabant' - Rose of Sharon Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Hibiscus syriacus 'Duc de brabant' - Rose of Sharon

Rose-of-Sharon deserves more attention for its abundant flowering in summer. These maintenance-free shrubs come from eastern Asia and are the inevitable ingredient of every summer garden which they highlight with a wide range of coloured flowers. There has been a number of cultivars available since its …

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. …