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The Pruning Specialist Other / Books

The Pruning Specialist: The Essential Guide to Caring for Shrubs, Trees, Climbers, Hedges, Conifers

The Essential Guide to Caring for Shrubs, Trees, Climbers, Hedges, Conifers, Roses and Fruit Trees (Specialist Series) | Beautifully illustrated and encyclopedic in scope, this is the only guide you’ll ever need to become a pruning expert. It includes a vast wealth of information on trimming all types …

Aucuba japonica 'Variegata' - Japanese Aucuba Plants / Evergreen Shrubs

Aucuba japonica 'Variegata' - Japanese Aucuba

Aucuba japonica Variegata is a great choice for even the shadiest of landscapes because it is extremely shade tolerant. It also grows well in partial sun. It grows to a form of a rounded, evergreen shrub. It has large, elliptic, glossy, yellow spotted, leathery leaves. Under dense trees, its roots compete …

Bambusa graminea - bamboo Plants / Grass, Grasses

Bambusa graminea (Pleioblastus gramineus) - bamboo

Synonym: Pleioblastus gramineus; Long, shiny green willowy leaves on slender branches. Suitable for sunny and shaded areas. Leaves are 20 cm long, 2 cm wide. Excellent for hedges or mixed arrangements. In CR it is considered hardy down to -20°C, however, each site has its own micro climate. A closed …

Syringa vulgaris 'Primrose' - common lilac Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Syringa vulgaris 'Primrose' - common lilac

Lilacs are famous shrubs with showy flowers from May to June. Rich and dense upright panicles of tiny fragrant flowers last for 3-4 weeks. Variety Primrose has yellow-green buds and light creamy yellow flowers. Stiff leaves are heart-shaped, upto 10 cm long, mid to dark green. …

Syringa meyeri - Dwarf Korean Lilac Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Dwarf Korean Lilac

Korean lilac is an upright, densely branched deciduous shrub with dark green velvety foliage. Soft pink to lavender flower clusters tip the branches for a lovely spring accent. Excellent for borders, screens and hedges. Full sun. Slow grower to 6 to 10 feet high, 5 to 6 feet wide or clipped to shape. …

Success with Roses Other / Books

Success with Roses

Few ornamental plants match roses for sheer majesty, but success in growing these garden beauties isn’t assured. Expert advice can make a real difference, and here is essential information for growing all kinds of roses—as ground cover or hedges, in gardens large and small, in containers, and even …

Syringa vulgaris 'Sensation' - lilac Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Syringa vulgaris 'Sensation' - lilac

Lilacs are famous shrubs with showy flowers from May to June. Rich and dense upright panicles of tiny, fragrant flowers last for 3-4 weeks. Sensation is a variety with a perfect name. Its individual flowers are deep purple to violet with rich, white margins = an eye-catcher even for those who consider …

Timber Press Pocket Guide to Ground Covers Other / Books

Timber Press Pocket Guide to Ground Covers

Weary of plain green turf grasses, boring brown wood chips, and high-maintenance yards, creative gardeners and homeowners are turning to colorful, reliable ground covers. Through their versatility and ease of maintenance, these plants substantially increase our enjoyment of the landscape while simultaneously …

Aronia melanocarpa - black chokeberry Plants / Deciduous Trees

Aronia melanocarpa - black chokeberry

Recently, less known fruit trees and shrubs are becoming more and more popular mainly thanks to their original taste as well as positive impact on our health. Black chokeberry is one of them. It is in the same rosaceae family as the service tree and its fruit is similar, too. The lustrous fruits are …

Aronia melanocarpa 'Viking' - black chokeberry Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Aronia melanocarpa 'Viking' - black chokeberry

Recently, less known fruit trees and shrubs are becoming more and more popular mainly thanks to their original taste as well as positive impact on our health. Black chokeberry is one of them. It is in the same rosaceae family as the service tree and its fruit is similar, too. The lustrous fruits are …

Pyracantha coccinea 'Orange Glow' - Orange Firethorn Plants / Evergreen Shrubs

Pyracantha coccinea 'Orange Glow' - Orange Firethorn

Evergreen, dense, fast growing shrub of regular round habit and small oval dark green leaves. Grown for its dense inflorescences of small white flowers and masses of brightly coloured ball-shaped small fruits which surround the young branches all along their length. In case of Orange Glow variety they …

John Deere Landscaping & Lawn Care Other / Books

John Deere Landscaping & Lawn Care

The Complete Guide to a Beautiful Yard Year-Round | Provides practical and accessible projects that homeowners can accomplish in a weekend. Creating a comfortable, attractive, and safe outdoor living space is an essential part of home ownership. While homeowners take great responsibility for their homes …