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A Guide to the Great Gardens of the Philadelphia Region Other / Books

A Guide to the Great Gardens of the Philadelphia Region

Finally, for every resident and visitor to the region, a comprehensive guide to the gardens of eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, and northern Delaware. Magnificently illustrated with nearly 200 full color photographs, A Guide to the Great Gardens of the Philadelphia Region provides essential …

Hippeastrum Other / Books

Hippeastrum: The Gardener's Amaryllis

The Gardener s Amaryllis (Royal Horticultural Society/Timber Press Plant Collectors Guides Series) | The hybrids of Hippeastrum, also known by gardeners as amaryllis, have long been popular indoor plants, their flamboyant blooms bringing cheer during the dark winter months. Published in association with …

RHS New Gardening Other / Books

RHS New Gardening: How to Garden in a Changing Climate

How to Garden in a Changing Climate | Britain’s Royal Horticultural Society is the authoritative source for gardening expertise, and their new guide to contemporary gardening gives gardeners, from first-timers to professionals, a definitive resource for horticultural advice. …

Hawthorns and Medlars Other / Books

Hawthorns and Medlars

Royal Horticultural Society / Timber Press Plant Collectors | Hawthorns and Medlars was the first in our Plant Collector Guide series, published in collaboration with the Royal Horticultural Society. Ideal for the avid gardener, horticulturist, and plant collector, these inspirational books provide an …

Green Roof Plants: A Resource and Planting Guide Other / Books

Green Roof Plants: A Resource and Planting Guide

In just a few years, green roofs have gone from a horticultural curiosity to a booming growth industry-primarily because the environmental benefits of extensively planted roofs are now beyond dispute, whether for industrial or governmental complexes or for private homes in urban or suburban settings. …

Tropical Flowering Plants Other / Books

Tropical Flowering Plants: A Guide to Identification and Cultivation

A Guide to Identification and Cultivation | This book bridges a long-standing gap between obscure references in tropical botany and the gardener s need for an accurate, practical guide with clear photographs. Incorporating the latest advances in plant taxonomy from the definitive text of Dr. Walter Judd, …

Dogwoods Other / Books

Dogwoods: The Genus Cornus

The Genus Cornus | Dogwood trees and shrubs are unquestionably among the superstars of the ornamental garden. Although cornelian cherry (Cornus mas) and common dogwood (C. sanguinea) have been grown in Europe since ancient times, it is only since the age of exploration in the 18th and 19th centuries …

Buddlejas Other / Books

Buddlejas (Royal Horticultural Society Plant Collector Guide)

Royal Horticultural Society Plant Collector Guide | This authoritative book provides the first comprehensive coverage of the popular and varied genus Buddleja. Buddlejas are wonderful garden plants whose tolerance of drought, many soil conditions, and common pests ensures them a place in every garden. …

Bonsai Master Class Other / Books

Bonsai Master Class

Join the contemporary artists around the world who are refining and developing the ancient art of bonsai. Find out about state-of-the-art tools invented by Ken Moore. See how Rob Clausen uses latex and fiberglass to create dramatic groupings of trees on a rock base. Explore the breakthrough methods of …

Ornamental Bamboos Other / Books

Ornamental Bamboos

Bamboos are among the most fascinating of plants. Their unusual life cycle, tremendous power of growth, and extraordinary diversity of size and form give them a special significance in gardens. And gardens of all sizes can accommodate these elegant plants, which are cold-resistant and surprisingly easy …

Encyclopedia of Garden Ferns Other / Books

Encyclopedia of Garden Ferns

Gardeners who seek an up-to-date, authoritative guide to the wealth of garden-worthy ferns available today will find none better than Sue Olsen. Drawing from four decades of experience as a fern specialist, Olsen leads the reader through every genus with horticultural merit, focusing primarily on the …

Professional Planting Design Other / Books

Professional Planting Design

Richly illustrated with photographs and drawings, Professional Planting Design covers the basics as well as the advanced concepts of planting design including: selecting plant characteristics, types of mixed bed plantings, structuring and composing mixed beds, creating mixed palettes for seasonal variation, …

The Jade Garden Other / Books

The Jade Garden: New and Notable Plants from Asia

New and Notable Plants from Asia | The Jade Garden is an authoritative guide to 130 of the most fascinating yet little-known ornamental trees, shrubs, and perennials from the green mantle of Asia. Based on detailed research and observation at one of the largest and oldest collections of Asian plants …

Viburnums Other / Books

Viburnums: Flowering Shrubs for Every Season

Flowering Shrubs for Every Season | With their abundance of flower, handsome foliage, robust constitution, and frequently stunning fruits, viburnums are among the most beautiful and versatile hardy shrubs available to gardeners. Yet despite these outstanding qualities, there has never been an entire …

Tending Your Garden Other / Books

Tending Your Garden: A Year-Round Guide to Garden Maintenance

A Year-Round Guide to Garden Maintenance | How to keep any garden looking its best, through the seasons and through the years.Gardening is the primary recreational activity of Americans. Since the 1980s, when gardening caught fire as a national passion, we have spent billions of dollars on what we grow …

Hardy Gingers Other / Books

Hardy Gingers: Including Hedychium, Roscoea, and Zingiber

Including Hedychium, Roscoea, and Zingiber (Royal Horticultural Society Plant Collector Guide) | Flamboyant members of the family Zingiberaceae---including Hedychium, Curcuma, Roscoea, and Zingiber---are once again on the wanted list as people discover their intricately constructed flowers, beautiful …