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Home Gardener's Trees & Shrubs Other / Books

Home Gardener's Trees

Home Gardeners Trees & Shrubs: Selecting, planting, improving and maintaining trees and shrubs in the garden (Home Gardeners Specialist Guide) Home Gardeners Trees & Shrubs is the essential guide to selecting, planting, improving and maintaining trees and shrubs in the garden. No matter what …

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 …

Planting the Dry Shade Garden Other / Books

Planting the Dry Shade Garden

The Best Plants for the Toughest Spot in Your Garden In this book youll learn how to prune selectively to admit more light and how to amend soil to increase its moisture retention. Youll also learn about more than 130 plants that accept reduced light and moisture levels-long-blooming woodland gems like …

The Essential Garden Maintenance Other / Books

The Essential Garden Maintenance

The Essential Garden Maintenance Workbook takes over where Rosemary Alexanders first book leaves off. With the newly designed garden in place how do you manage the work in a garden and keep it looking good year in and year out? How do you prune, look after your soil and keep spring bulb plantings looking …

Foolproof Guide to Growing Roses Other / Books

Foolproof Guide to Growing Roses

Ideal for would-be growers who were always afraid of roses, as well as for gardeners who already grow these beautiful flowers and want to learn more. Over 400 beautiful color photographs and 40 watercolor paintings. …

Hydrangeas Other / Books

Hydrangeas

Hydrangeas are one of the most popular flowering shrubs in the world. With many species native to North America and dozens of hardy hybrids developed over the years, there is an overwhelming range of plants to choose from. Here is practical, expert advice for the American gardener looking to add brilliant …

The Pruning of Trees, Shrubs, and Conifers Other / Books

The Pruning of Trees, Shrubs, and Conifers

How, when, and where to prune? The questions that beset every gardener never change, but the solutions do. The Pruning of Trees, Shrubs and Conifers has always recommended the best possible pruning techniques and practices to gardeners. Now thoroughly revised and substantially expanded by Tony Kirkham, …

Complete Roses Other / Books

Complete Roses: Featuring 100 Easy-Growing Favorites

Featuring 100 Easy-Growing Favorites | Complete Guide to Roses is ideal for would-be gardeners who were always afraid to grow roses, as well as for gardeners who already grow these lovely flowers and want to learn more about them. This comprehensive book takes all the mystery out of growing these plants, …

Magnolia campbellii 'Lanarth' - magnolia Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Magnolia campbellii 'Lanarth' - magnolia

Lanarth is another breathtaking rare magnolia. It belongs to campbelli group which originated in Nepal and India. Its full name is Magnolia campbellii subsp. mollicomata Lanarth. This one, however, comes from Yunnan Province in China, where it was raised from a seed in 1924 by a famous collector George …

Magnolia 'Goldstar' - Goldstar magnolia Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Magnolia 'Goldstar' - Goldstar magnolia

Another rare magnolia is this cross between magnolia acuminata var. subcordata “Miss Honeybee” and magnolia stellata. It gained flower shape fro stellata and colour from acuminate. Goldstar has medium sized flowers with 14 narrow petals, very similar to star-shaped magnolias. The colour is a delicate …

Hydrangea paniculata 'Limelight' - panicle hydrangea Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Hydrangea paniculata 'Limelight' - panicle hydrangea

Eager for something new and hardy? Look no more. This hydrangea is a celebrity of the last few years with awards and praise from every possible corner of the world (can a globe have corners??). Even the one who always disliked hydrangeas look at this novelty with interest when I show them pictures of …

Magnolia 'Athene' - magnolia Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Magnolia 'Athene' - magnolia

Athene is a large-flowered magnolia hybrid, a cross between magnolia „Mark Jury“ and magnolia x soulangeana „Lennei Alba“. The flowers have almost white petals with deep red or purple red shades at the bottom. They are very fragrant and reach 25-30 cm across when fully opened. It is an early …

Magnolia 'Atlas' - magnolia Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Magnolia 'Atlas' - magnolia

Hybridizing and crossing brings new and better varieties of magnolias that have features never seen before. Mark Jury from New Zealand continues this work that was started in 1960´s by his late father Felix. ´Atlas´ is one of his fantastic results, a cross between Magnolia Mark Jury and Magnolia x …