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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 …

The Informed Gardener Other / Books

The Informed Gardener

In this introduction to sustainable landscaping practices, Linda Chalker-Scott addresses the most common myths and misconceptions that plague home gardeners and horticultural professionals. Chalker-Scott offers invaluable advice to gardeners gardeners who have wondered: …

Gardening With Ferns Other / Books

Gardening With Ferns

Guidance for a variety of fern projects | Comprehensive A-Z section covering the most garden-worthy species | Written by a leading authority in the world of ferns The variety of fern species available today has made them an integral part of garden design. This book will inspire amateur gardeners and …

400 Best Garden Plants Other / Books

400 Best Garden Plants: A Practical Encyclopedia of Annuals, Perennials, Bulbs, Trees and Shrubs

A Practical Encyclopedia of Annuals, Perennials, Bulbs, Trees and Shrubs | This fully comprehensive guide to the outstanding garden plants of every season should be on the book shelves of both novice gardeners and green-fingered experts. More than 425 full-color photographs illustrate detailed listings …

Conifers: The Illustrated Encyclopedia Other / Books

Conifers: The Illustrated Encyclopedia

Landscape Journal This magnificent pictorial encyclopedia includes not only the latest cultivars but also rarities such as Wollemia nobilis, recently discovered in Australia. From towering redwoods photographed in their coastal habitat to recent dwarf varieties so popular in small gardens, conifers are …

Gardening With Ornamental Grasses Other / Books

Gardening With Ornamental Grasses

Inspiring amateur gardeners and enthusiasts to undertake more in-depth projects including choosing the right grasses for planting in the shade, beautiful artistic impressions of the completed projects and a vast selection of stunning photographs provide a fascinating insight into what can be achieved …

The Landscaping Ideas of Jays Other / Books

The Landscaping Ideas of Jays: A Natural History of the Backyard Restoration Garden

A Natural History of the Backyard Restoration Garden | Elegantly organized by season, this lyrical yet practical guide to backyard restoration gardening celebrates the beauty, the challenges, and the rewards of growing native plants at home. Judith Larner Lowry, winner of the prestigious John Burroughs …

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 …

The Well-Designed Mixed Garden Other / Books

The Well-Designed Mixed Garden: Building Beds and Borders with Trees, Shrubs, Perennials, Annuals ..

Building Beds and Borders with Trees, Shrubs, Perennials, Annuals, and Bulbs | The Well-Designed Mixed Garden is a design book with a difference. Written for gardeners who are passionate about plants of all kinds (hence the mixed garden of the title), it reflects decades of professional experience and …

Orchids to Know and Grow Other / Books

Orchids to Know and Grow

Orchids are easy to grow, but one doesnt grow orchids like a rose, a cactus, or an African violet; one grows an orchid like an orchid! This book debunks some of the hard-to-grow myths, gives cultural information, and does so in easy-to-understand language.--Robert J. Ferry, research associate, Marie …