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Cacti and Succulents Other / Books

Cacti and Succulents: A Complete Guide to Species, Cultivation and Care

A Complete Guide to Species, Cultivation and Care | Readers will learn about more than 50 species of cacti and more than 10 families of succulents, including their ideal locations, natural habitats, and care and feeding needs, in this complete guide to these captivating plants. Beautiful specimen plants …

Natural Florida Landscaping Other / Books

Natural Florida Landscaping

As Florida is developed the native flora is often replaced with non-native plants. Wildlife habitat is reduced, water, fertilizer and pesticide usage increases, and the appearance of Florida is altered. But you can help reduce the damage being done to our ecosystems by viewing your yard as part of the …

A Natural History of Ferns Other / Books

A Natural History of Ferns

A Natural History of Ferns is an entertaining and informative look at why ferns and their relatives are unique among plants. Ferns live in habitats from the tropics to polar latitudes, and unlike seed plants, which endow each seed with the resources to help their offspring, ferns reproduce by minute …

All About Houseplants Other / Books

All About Houseplants

Indoor gardening made simple | Nothing brings life to your home like thriving houseplants. Learn how to choose the right plant for any location, including African violets, focuses and other houseplants that are currently in style. Includes complete care tips to help you avoid common problems and keep …

Clematis - An Essential Guide Other / Books

Clematis - An Essential Guide

Clematis are loved for the abundance and color of their blooms but are not so well known for their versatility. Although they are typically and successfully used as climbers, they can be grown almost anywhere under most conditions. This essential guide introduces the genus in all its glory to the novice …

Simplified Irrigation Design Other / Books

Simplified Irrigation Design (Landscape Architecture)

Landscape Architecture | The Second Edition of this best-selling academic guide to irrigation design has been completely rewritten so you can understand it easily. Created for the irrigation designer and installer, as well as students, Simplified Irrigation Design clearly explains irrigation design and …

Gardening with Good Bugs Other / Books

Gardening with Good Bugs

Aiding readers in distinguishing between bugs that are beneficial to a garden’s health and those that are harmful and disruptive, this guidebook will help gardeners reduce and eliminate insects without using chemical pesticides. With expert horticulture tips—from cultivating plants that attract helpful …

Gardening With Kids Other / Books

Gardening With Kids

Children find gardening fun and fascinatingwatching a bean sprout or a pumpkin grow bigger every day can seem like a miracle, as well as a huge achievement. And gardening can help kids connect to and understand more about nature, the seasons, and the food we eat. In Gardening with Kids, Catherine Woram …

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 …

Encyclopedia of Hydrangeas Other / Books

Encyclopedia of Hydrangeas

Famed for their durability, beauty, and diversity, hydrangeas are enjoying a renaissance in todays gardens. These classic garden shrubs provide bold color — from pink to purple, blue to white — in midsummer to midautumn, when few other plants are in bloom. Many hundreds of dramatic species, hybrids, …

All About Citrus and Subtropical Fruits Other / Books

All About Citrus and Subtropical Fruits

Grow your own citrus and subtropical fruit with help from Meredith Books All About Citrus and Subtropical Fruit. From detailed descriptions of over 70 varieties of citrus and 275 varieties of subtropical fruits, you are bound to find the best type for your garden. And dont forget the easy-to-follow care …

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 …

Plants for Tropical Landscapes Other / Books

Plants for Tropical Landscapes: A Gardener's Guide

A Gardeners Guide | Plants for Tropical Landscapes will help you select and group plants to create a successful tropical garden tailored to your needs and tastes. Gardeners and landscapers will find this treasury of more than 500 common plants easy to use and one of the most comprehensive guides available …

The Tree Care Primer Other / Books

The Tree Care Primer (Brooklyn Botanic Garden All-Region Guide)

Brooklyn Botanic Garden All-Region Guide | Beyond bark, branches, and leaves, what do you see when you look at your trees? This must-have reference for anyone who owns property will teach you to assess your trees’ health and keep it growing happily. Whether they are young or ancient, on a city sidewalk …

Natural Remodeling for the Not-So-Green House Other / Books

Natural Remodeling for the Not-So-Green House

Bringing Your Home into Harmony with Nature (Natural Home & Garden) | To have a home that’s more in touch with the earth, you don’t have to start from the ground up! It’s possible—and more environmentally friendly—to go green by renovating an existing home. With the help of Carol Venolia, …

Desirable Trees for the Midwest Other / Books

Desirable Trees for the Midwest

Desirable Trees for the Midwest: 50 for the Home Landscape and Larger Properties Trees are the most important element in any well-designed landscape. In his book, Scott Zanon leads readers to fifty of his personal favorites and helps them make the best decisions based on beauty, hardiness, site location, …