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The Kitchen Garden Grower's Guide Other / Books

The Kitchen Garden Grower's Guide

A practical vegetable and herb garden encyclopedia | A veritable encyclopedia and easy how-to guide on all that is natural and necessary in the world of gardening and small fruit, vegetable, and herb preparation, in The Kitchen Garden Grower’s Guide: A practical vegetable and herb garden encyclopedia, …

Cymbopogon citratus - West Indian Lemon Grass Plants / Grass, Grasses

Cymbopogon citratus - West Indian Lemon Grass

Lemon grass (Cymbopogon citratus), a native of India, is widely used in Thai and Vietnamese cooking. Lemon grass is a perennial, which means once you plant it, the grass comes back year after year. Depending on the area you live in the plant will go dormant in the winter. In harsh climates the plant …

The Romantic Herb Garden Other / Books

The Romantic Herb Garden

The must-have ingredient of any garden, herbs have long been the stalwarts of the cottage garden, imparting fragrance and health as well as flavor to beds and borders. However, today s garden designers have realized that herbs can also help to shape or be a key visual element in a garden. The Romantic …

Santolina chamaecyparissus - Cotton Lavender Plants / Perennials

Santolina chamaecyparissus - Cotton Lavender

Lavender Cotton or Gray Santolina Santolina chamaecyparissus tomentosa Family: Asteraceae Softer yellow colored flowers and shorter than the normal species. With silver-gray colored, compact foliage. Very drought tolerant, grow in full sun in well draining soils, in zone 9 will take some shade. Evergreen …

2008 Herbal Almanac Other / Books

2008 Herbal Almanac (Llewellyn's Herbal Almanac)

Plan a delicious herb-xd brunch. Give your hair a henna boost. Arm yourself for the cold and flu season. There are hundreds of ways to get the most from nature s most versatile plants inside Llewellyn s 2008 Herbal Almanac. …

The Art of Japanese Gardens Other / Books

The Art of Japanese Gardens: Designing & Making Your Own Peaceful Space

Nourish the soul and restore the spirit: this photo-packed guidebook shows how to create the sense of harmony and balance of Zen philosophy. Every element that goes into the garden holds meaning, along with its careful arrangement, and its use of natural and unobtrusive materials. Walls, fences, and …

Lavender Other / Books

Lavender: Growing & Using Lavender for Fragrance

Growing & Using Lavender for Fragrance | All of lavender’s luscious qualities come together in this comprehensive volume that covers how to grow it and use its flowers and oils for a variety of healing, cooking, and beauty purposes. Drying lavender for making sachets, wands, and wreaths is covered, …

The Encyclopedia of Herbs Other / Books

The Encyclopedia of Herbs

A Comprehensive Reference to Herbs of Flavor and Fragrance | This meticulously researched compendium provides every aspect of growing, identifying, harvesting, preserving, and using more than 500 species of herbs. …

Rosmarinus officinalis - Rosemary Plants / Perennials

Rosmarinus officinalis - Rosemary

Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) is a perennial herb native to the Mediterranean region and cultivated widely elsewhere. There are many varieties of Rosemary, each has its own unique wonderful aroma and appearance, but practically the same medicinal and culinary purposes. …

Flowers Other / Books

Flowers (Cube Books)

Cube Books | From Zen gardens on the grounds of Buddhist temples to the herb gardens of the Middle Ages and the quintessential flower gardens of English country houses, we have had an ongoing mission to tame and refashion nature. …

The Aromatherapy Garden Other / Books

The Aromatherapy Garden

The Aromatherapy Garden: Growing Fragrant Plants for Happiness and Well-Being “Kathi guides you to all the joys of an aromatic garden with wonderful tips, fascinating facts, and sumptuous photos.” —Mandy Aftel, acclaimed natural perfumer and author of Essence and Alchemy and Fragrant …

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 …

Doug Welsh's Texas Garden Almanac (Month-by-Month Guide) Other / Books

Doug Welsh's Texas Garden Almanac

Think of Doug Welsh s Texas Garden Almanac as a giant monthly calendar for the entire state--a practical, information-packed, month-by-month guide for gardeners and yardeners. This book provides everything you need to know about flowers and garden design; trees, shrubs, and vines; lawns; vegetable, herb, …

Aloysia triphylla - Lemon Verbena Plants / Perennials

Aloysia triphylla - Lemon Verbena

Lemon Verbena is a shrub that grows to a height of 2-4 feet in most of the US. In very hot climates it grows much taller. It has a woody trunk and branches with tender stems holding long pointed leaves. Small, pale mauve flowers are produced from summer to autumn. Leaves have a strong lemon fragrance …

Gardening with Heirloom Seeds Other / Books

Gardening with Heirloom Seeds: Tried-And-True Flowers, Fruits and Vegetables for a New Generation

Tried-And-True Flowers, Fruits and Vegetables for a New Generation | Heirloom seeds are more than the promise of next summer s crookneck squash or jewel-colored zinnias. They re living antiques handed down from one generation to the next, a rich inheritance of flavor and beauty from long ago and, often, …

The Way We Garden Now Other / Books

The Way We Garden Now: 41 Pick-and-Choose Projects for Planting Your Paradise Large or Small

Energizing, Inspiring, Edible, and Exciting: That’s what bestselling author Katherine Whiteside says gardening ought to be. Whether you have a half acre of land in the country or a tiny patch of grass in the city, whether you’re an experienced digger or you’ve never held a trowel, Whiteside offers …

Pinehurst - Home of American Golf Other / Books

Pinehurst - Home of American Golf

In celebration of the 100-year anniversary of the venerable Pinehurst No. 2 course comes the release of the definitive history of North Carolina Sandhills golf, Pinehurst ~ Home of American Golf (The Evolution of a Legend) written by veteran golf course architect Richard Mandell. It is a story of dumb …