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How Does Your Garden Grow? Other / Books

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Written in a clear accessible style and illustrated with amazing close-ups, simple artworks, and practical photographs, this is the first highly illustrated book for the amateur gardener that explains both the science and the lore of life in your garden. …

A Gardener's Guide to Florida's Native Plants Other / Books

A Gardener's Guide to Florida's Native Plants

Abundantly illustrated in full color, this guide provides detailed descriptions and methods of cultivation for 350 of Florida s most attractive and easily grown native plants, including ferns, wildflowers, shrubs, trees, vines, aquatics, and epiphytes (air plants). …

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Camellias Other / Books

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Camellias

Hardy camellias reward the gardener with striking and profuse blooms at a time of year when the rest of the garden sleeps. This encyclopedia is the definitive guide to these beautiful and varied flowering plants. …

Conifers Other / Books

Conifers

Conifers: An Illustrated Guide to Varieties, Cultivation and Care, with Step-by-Step Instructions and Over 160 Beautiful Photographs Mainly evergreen, tough and hardy, conifers give year-round pleasure and provide superb backdrops to your planting. All you need to know at a glance, this handy and superbly …

American Rose Society Encyclopedia of Roses Other / Books

American Rose Society Encyclopedia of Roses

Featuring a fascinating history of the rose, origins of individual names, and a showcase of the world s best-loved roses, the ARS Encyclopedia of Roses is a complete guide to the care and cultivation of more than 2,000 roses. …

Garden Flora Other / Books

Garden Flora

Garden Flora: The Natural and Cultural History of the Plants In Your Garden The oldest rose fossil was found in Colorado and dates to 35 million years ago. Marigolds, infamous for their ability to self-seed, are named for an Etruscan god who sprang from a ploughed field. And daffodils—an icon of spring—were …

Trees for the Small Garden Other / Books

Trees for the Small Garden

Much more than just another tree encyclopedia, Trees for the Small Garden is a careful selection of the 100 best trees for use in small temperate gardens. Each entry includes lavish photographs and clear information about growth rate, care requirements, and seasonal interest. An extensive, illustrated …

Complete Rose Encyclopedia Other / Books

Complete Rose Encyclopedia

This comprehensive volume is a pictorial guide to one of the most popular groups of plants in the world, providing an indispensable resource for selecting the right rose for any type of garden. Descriptions of numerous species and their varieties are illustrated with over 750 full color photographs that …

The Color Encyclopedia of Hostas Other / Books

The Color Encyclopedia of Hostas

Hostas are consistently voted the gardener s favorite perennial — their clean lines, sumptuous leaves, and elegant flowers offer great potential for striking specimen plantings and also make them the most accommodating of companion plants. The core of this encyclopedia is a fully illustrated collection …

The Green Gardener Other / Books

The Green Gardener

Working with Nature, Not Against It | Maintaining a colorful and productive garden is easy with the advice on how to change gardening ways and embrace green, organic techniques in this handy little book. This illustrated manual includes easy-to-follow information on such tasks as improving the soil, …

Garden Design Bible Other / Books

Garden Design Bible

Do you dream of transforming your back garden into a romantic retreat? Would you like to make a modern-day Utopia on your balcony? Is your ideal outdoor space a minimalist design with easy-to-care-for plants or a family garden with room to grow culinary herbs? …

Hydrangeas Other / Books

Hydrangeas: A Gardener's Guide

A Gardener s Guide | Beautifully illustrated with over 130 color photographs, this new, revised edition of the classic text on hydrangeas shows the enormous possibilities offered by the plants, describing 20 new cultivars not in the original edition. …

Gardening with Conifers Other / Books

Gardening with Conifers

This is the complete guide to coniferous trees and shrubs that are available to the North American gardener. Stunning color photographs show conifers used in a variety of environments, from small gardens to magnificent estates. …

The Art of Perennial Gardening Other / Books

The Art of Perennial Gardening: Creative Ways with Hardy Flowers

Creative Ways with Hardy Flowers | In The Art of Perennial Garding Patrick Lima shares the secrets and strategies he has gleaned from gardening in Ontario s Burce Peninsula, bringing a seasoned, pragmatic perspective to his latest work. …

Landscaping with Native Plants of the Southwest Other / Books

Landscaping with Native Plants of the Southwest

As the world heats up and we become more and more conscious of our place in the natural scheme, the appeal of the native plants of the Southwest becomes ever more compelling for gardeners. In addition to providing year-round beauty with relatively little maintenance, landscaping with native plants contributes …

Perennials for the Southwest Other / Books

Perennials for the Southwest

Plants That Flourish in Arid Gardens | Drawing upon her vast knowledge of perennials and how they perform in the arid Southwest, Mary Irish has produced the definitive guide for gardeners who want to create lush, colorful gardens while keeping artificial irrigation to a minimum. This book will help Southwest …

Plants for Tropical Landscapes Other / Books

Plants for Tropical Landscapes: A Gardener's Guide

A Gardener s 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 …