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Lawns Other / Books

Lawns

Get the showcase lawn you ve always wanted with this comprehensive guide, packed with expert tips and information from turf professionals. Contributing writer David Mellnor even shares his expertise as a groundskeeper for the Boston Red Sox (was top-quality turf a factor in their recent World Championship?). …

Maples of the World Other / Books

Maples of the World

International experts worked for nearly two decades to produce this greatest single source of information on maples. Every known maple is described, including growth habit, distribution, hardiness, and autumn color, as well as useful information on culture, propagation, and pests and diseases. …

Orchid Species Culture Other / Books

Orchid Species Culture: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance

Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance | The immense Oncidium/Odontoglossum alliance contains some of the most popular orchids grown, including members of the genera Ada, Brassia, Cyrtochilum, Odontoglossum, Oncidium, Psychopsis, Rodriguezia, Rossioglossum, and Trichopilia. Finding reliable cultural information …

Flora's Orchids Other / Books

Flora's Orchids

From the producers of the bestselling Flora (Timber Press, 2003) comes the definitive reference for orchid enthusiasts, with more than 1500 orchids described in detail. Genus entries give information on natural distribution, characteristics, and cultivation; species coverage includes a description and …

Pests of the Native California Conifers Other / Books

Pests of the Native California Conifers

This guide synthesizes the most current information available on the pests and environmental conditions that can damage California s conifers, the vast majority of native trees in the state. Authoritative and easy-to-use, it is an essential reference for biologists, arborists, ecologists, foresters and …

Orchids Other / Books

Orchids

This gorgeous box set is ideal for both the seasoned orchid lover and the amateur enthusiast. With two attractively presented volumes it offers practical information, history, and a wealth of fascinating orchid facts, and it is both a valuable resource and a beautiful object. The first volume of Orchids …

Tree Ferns Other / Books

Tree Ferns

Tree ferns in the landscape command the attention of both devoted gardeners and casual passersby. Their stately form resembles that of the palm tree and evokes a feeling of the quintessentially exotic. This volume is the source for information on the living tree ferns. It surveys families, genera, and …

Gardening for All Seasons Other / Books

Gardening for All Seasons

Gardening for All Seasons shows both the novice and the experienced gardener how to design, grow, and maintain beautiful gardens throughout the year. The basics are all here, including garden design, color selection, working the soil, and growing houseplants. But Gardening for all Seasons also shows …

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. …

The Living Art of Bonsai Other / Books

The Living Art of Bonsai

Bonsai is considered a primarily Japanese art, yet its origins lie deep within ancient China. Evolving over 2,500 years, the Chinese approach to bonsai reflects a unique set of cultural, philosophical and aesthetic values largely unknown to modern bonsai enthusiasts. …

Palms Won't Grow Here and Other Myths Other / Books

Palms Won't Grow Here and Other Myths

Warm-Climate Plants for Cooler Areas | Palms that grow in Canada? Bananas that overwinter in Michigan? How about southern crape myrtles that flower in Birmingham, England, instead of Birmingham, Alabama? Although the voice of authority — and nursery labels — might say, You can t grow those plants …

Tropical Ornamentals Other / Books

Tropical Ornamentals : A Guide

This guide covers more than 400 of the most commonly cultivated ornamental plants found in the tropics, identified and beautifully photographed by an expert in tropical botany. …

Vegetables, Herbs and Fruit Other / Books

Vegetables, Herbs and Fruit

Gardeners who want to grow their own vegetables, herbs and fruit will find this book a definitive reference and a remarkable value. Three expert authors combine superb illustrations with reliable information on choosing vegetables, herbs and fruit that can be cultivated to bountiful success. The information …

Walks, Walls & Patios: Plan, Design & Build Other / Books

Walks, Walls & Patios: Plan, Design & Build

Designing the outside of the home adds to curb -side appeal, creates ambience, and increases the value of the home. Walks, Walls & Patios provides the homeowner with all the information needed to integrate popular hardscape designs into the overall home landscape. …

Fundamentals of Turfgrass Management Other / Books

Fundamentals of Turfgrass Management

The essential book on turfgrass management, now revised and updated. Fundamentals of Turfgrass Management, Third Edition introduces the principles of turfgrass management, covering everything from basic turfgrass science to fertilization, mowing, turfgrass diseases, career paths, and much more. …

Hostas (Gardener's Guide to Growing Series) Other / Books

Hostas

As most gardeners have had the pleasure to discover, there is a hosta for almost every garden situation. The Gardeners Guide to Growing Hostas is a beautiful, practical guide for both gardeners and collectors by one of the worlds leading hosta growers. It features essential advice on cultivation, propagation, …