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Houseplants From A to Z Other / Books

Houseplants From A to Z (Compass Guides)

This heavily illustrated handbook shows and tells plant lovers virtually everything they need to know in order to maintain house plants that bring life and color to indoor spaces. Here are single-page profiles of approximately 200 house plants, some especially desirable for their beautiful and often …

Outside the Not So Big House Other / Books

Outside the Not So Big House: Creating the Landscape of Home

Creating the Landscape of Home | In this groundbreaking book, noted landscape designer and award-winning writer Julie Moir Messervy and bestselling author Sarah Susanka reveal how to bring house and garden into perfect harmony. After all, who doesn t yearn for a landscape that is as well designed as …

Ficus benjamina 'Starlight' - Weeping Fig Plants / Other

Ficus benjamina 'Starlight' - Weeping Fig

The Starlight Weeping Fig (Ficus benjamina Starlight is a new variegated form of durable green Weeping Fig. Just like it s green counterpart, Starlight prefers very bright indirect light. Keep evenly moist, but not wet or dry. Trim as needed. Left alone the Starlight Weeping Fig can reach 6 feet tall. …

Ilex crenata 'Dwarf Pagoda' - Japanese Holly Plants / Evergreen Shrubs

Ilex crenata 'Dwarf Pagoda' - Japanese Holly

Japanase Pagoda Holly Bonsai - Ilex crenata Dwarf Pagoda A miniature variety of Japanese Holly. Stems are very short, 1 foot at most. Leaves are dark green on horizontal branches. Very compact plant. The plant is a true natural Bonsai. Also a good patio plant or house plant. Introduced by the National …

Echeveria - Blue Mexican Rose Plants / Sukulents, Cactuses

Echeveria - Blue Mexican Rose

Echeverias are succulent type plants (similar to cactus) that are extremely easy to grow. Like cactus they prefer sun and a thorough watering when dry. The flowers are spectacular. They are native to Mexico and make easy to grow house plants. …

New Garden Design Inspiring Private Paradises Other / Books

New Garden Design Inspiring Private Paradises

From vegetable and succulent gardens to sculpture and rose gardens to mountain and waterfront gardens, New Garden Design covers a range of interpretations incorporating walls, fountains, pavilions, canals, pools, terraces and groves in unexpected ways. The resulting new garden is a pleasure garden vested …

Eucharis grandiflora - Amazon Lily Plants / Perennials

Eucharis grandiflora - Amazon Lily

This spectacular, extremely fragrant Compact Amazon Lily has slimmer tighter foliage than traditional Amazon Lilies. Yet it has large wax white daffodil shaped flowers produced in considerable numbers. The plant prefers very bright, indirect light and should be kept evenly moist, not wet or dry. Normal …

1001 Perennials Other / Books

1001 Perennials

The something-for-everyone source for the best, hardy herbaceous perennials for house and garden. Gardeners will rely on its authoritative information, including details on each plant s availability, cultivation, and propagation; planning and design; and diseases and pests. It could be the most valuable …

Mammilliaria plumosa - Feather Cactus Plants / Sukulents, Cactuses

Mammilliaria plumosa - Feather Cactus

The Feather Cactus (Mammilliaria plumosa) is native to Mexico. It is hardy in zones 9-10. In cooler regions grow as a house plant. Provide full sun and water only when dry. It gets it s name from it s feathery looking spines. The whitish-yellow flowers have a strong aroma. This cactus is very easy to …

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 …

Dicentra scandens - Bleeding Heart Vine Plants / Climber Plants

Dicentra scandens - Bleeding Heart Vine

Looking for a show stopper? A wonderful climber with dozens of yellow locket flowers which insist on climbing on any convenient trellis, fence or other support. A unique golden bleeding heart vine preferring light but not midday sun. A frost hardy perennial in zones 5-9. In cooler regions grow as a house …

Sedum lineare 'Variegatum' - Carpet Sedum Plants / Sukulents, Cactuses

Sedum lineare 'Variegatum' - Carpet Sedum

The Creme & Green Carpet Sedum, Sedum lineare variegatum, is an extremely hardy succulent type plant. It can be grown outside year round in zones 9 & 10. In cooler regions it makes an excellent house plant in a full sun to partial sun window. It grows about 6 tall and cascades down. Water when …

Nephrolepis cordifolia 'Duffii' - Erect Sword Fern Plants / Ferns

Nephrolepis cordifolia 'Duffii' - Erect Sword Fern

This great little fern does well in a wide range of conditions but best of all is that it is compact in size and is one of the few ferns that fairs well with neglect and does extremely well in wet habitats. It stays under 12 tall and sends creeping runners which sprout new plantlets. When it is actively …

Pritchardia pacifica - Fiji Fan Palm Plants / Other

Pritchardia pacifica - Fiji Fan Palm

A striking fan palm to 30 with straight smooth trunk with some fiber patterning at the x. Its numerous palmate leaves are 4 wide, 5 long and undivided with many pleats. Fast grower. Fragrant brownish flowers. Tropical. One of the most attractive Pritchardias, grown widely in tropical countries and sought …

Outdoor Kitchens Other / Books

Outdoor Kitchens

Eating out can be done right at home! Dine outside every night with help from Ideas and How to Outdoor: Outdoor Kitchens by Meredith Books. This book will provide you with inspiration and planning ideas on how to construction your ideal outdoor kitchen and make it into a reality. Whether it s a basic …