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Iris sibirica 'Butter and Sugar' - Siberian Iris Plants / Bulbs

Iris sibirica 'Butter and Sugar' - Siberian Iris

White standards with yellow falls. One of the most easily grown Iris, originating from Northern Asia. Does well under all types of weather conditions. Best grown in a humus soil. Originally available only in deep violet purple, we are now able to offer many other colors which have the same fine naturalizing …

Outdoor Kitchens Other / Books

Outdoor Kitchens

Eating out can be done right at home! Dine outside every night with help from Ideas and How to Outdoor: Outdoor Kitchens by Meredith Books. This book will provide you with inspiration and planning ideas on how to construction your ideal outdoor kitchen and make it into a reality. Whether its a basic …

Wily Violets and Underground Orchids Other / Books

Wily Violets and Underground Orchids: Revelations of a Botanist

Revelations of a Botanist | In this book, Peter Bernhardt takes us on a grand tour of the botanical realm, weaving engaging descriptions of the lovely shapes and intriguing habits of flowering plants with considerations of broader questions, such as why there are only six basic shapes of flowers and …

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 …

Sophora japonica - Japanese Pagoda tree Plants / Deciduous Trees

Sophora japonica - Japanese Pagoda tree

Increasingly used as a bonsai. A tall deciduous tree to 60, hardy to zone 4; leaves ovate to 2 and in 3-8 pairs. Tiered appearance with sturdy branching. Recommended Temperature Zone: USDA: 4-11 Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade Origin: China and Korea Growth Habits: Deciduous medium to large tree, …

The Dendrobiums Other / Books

The Dendrobiums

At long last, here is a complete and exhaustive account of the genus Dendrobium. Among the most prized and popularly cultivated orchids, dendrobiums delight gardeners and orchid lovers alike with the sheer beauty of their delicate flowers and slender form. Now, those interested in learning all there …

Pests of the Native California Conifers Other / Books

Pests of the Native California Conifers

This guide synthesizes the most current information available on the pests and environmental conditions that can damage Californias conifers, the vast majority of native trees in the state. Authoritative and easy-to-use, it is an essential reference for biologists, arborists, ecologists, foresters and …

Tropical and Subtropical Trees Other / Books

Tropical and Subtropical Trees: An Encyclopedia

An Encyclopedia | This exhaustive, lavishly illustrated A-Z encyclopedia describes tropical and subtropical trees by their specific attributes and profiles, such as color, shape, texture, flowers, foliage, or fruit. It also includes a collection of useful quick-reference checklists that help gardeners, …

Penstemon digitalis 'Husker's Red' - Foxglove Penstemon Plants / Perennials

Penstemon digitalis 'Husker's Red' - Foxglove Penstemon

Commonly called Beardtongue, Penstemon is a large native genus found over large areas of the US and Canada, especially in drier locations. It contains a wealth of flower colors and sizes, plant heights, and growth habits. Husker Red is a white-flowered, red-foliaged form of P. digitalis that was selected …

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 …

Encyclopedia of Hardy Plants Other / Books

Encyclopedia of Hardy Plants: Annuals, Bulbs, Herbs, Perennials, Shrubs, Trees, Vegetables, Fruits

Annuals, Bulbs, Herbs, Perennials, Shrubs, Trees, Vegetables, Fruits and Nuts | Encyclopedia of Hardy Plants provides a combination of observations, expertise and master photographs. This new book is a resource that gardeners will use again and again for its thoroughness, accessibility and reliability. …

The Encyclopedia of Ornamental Grasses Other / Books

The Encyclopedia of Ornamental Grasses

From the fresh green shoots of spring through the dramatic foliage of summer, the lush colors of autumn, and the pale, feathery maturity of winter, grasses add a special touch to the garden in every season. Native species of beautiful ornamental grasses flourish in almost every part of North America. …

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 …

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. …

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. …