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Ferns for American Gardens Other / Books

Ferns for American Gardens

Timber Press is proud to add John Mickel s classic Ferns for American Gardens to its catalog. Unusual in its specific focus on cold-hardy ferns, the volume is based on Mickel s personal experience as a scientist and curator of ferns at the New York Botanical Garden as well as his years as a home gardener. …

Dryopteris filix mas - Common Male Fern Plants / Ferns

Dryopteris filix mas - Common Male Fern

Dryopteris filix-mas (Common Male Fern or Male Fern) is one of the most common ferns of the temperate Northern Hemisphere. It is deciduous or semi-evergreen and can grow to 1.2 metres in height and 1metre in diameter. …

Planting the Dry Shade Garden Other / Books

Planting the Dry Shade Garden

The Best Plants for the Toughest Spot in Your Garden In this book you ll learn how to prune selectively to admit more light and how to amend soil to increase its moisture retention. You ll also learn about more than 130 plants that accept reduced light and moisture levels-long-blooming woodland gems …

Athyrium filix-femina - lady fern Plants / Ferns

Athyrium filix-femina - lady fern

Lady fern is an elegant and beautiful fern, one of the most popular. It has bright green fronds of lacy leaves. The plant is clump forming, growing into a dense perennial with profusion of leaves from one centre. If desired, divide in March-April, after frosts, before leaves emerge. …

Hot Plants for Cool Climates Other / Books

Hot Plants for Cool Climates: Gardening with Tropical Plants in Temperate Zones

Gardening with Tropical Plants in Temperate Zones | The most exciting new trend in garden design is the lush look of the tropics -- no matter where you live! If, like so many gardeners, you re a little bored with pastel flowers and rigid borders, welcome to the jungly garden, where the plants have huge …

Acanthus mollis - Bear's Breeches Plants / Perennials

Bear's Breeches Plant - Acanthus mollis

Dark green, very ornamental large leaves on an herbaceous, semi-hardy plant that grows about 3 tall and upright, with slightly less spread than height. Leaves can be quite large, with deep cuts, although there s quite a bit of difference among individual leaves. In summer, makes creamy white to slightly …

Covering Ground Other / Books

Covering Ground

Open sweeps of lawn are a large part of most home landscapes, but imagine turning those stretches of lawn into striking swathes of beautifully planted ground covers. Barbara W. Ellis explores hundreds of wonderful possibilities in her new guide, helping readers create eyecatching splashes of color and …