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Jasminum officinale - Poet's Jasmine Plants / Climber Plants

Jasminum officinale - Poet's Jasmine

Light: Bright light with some direct sunlight each day in eastern or western exposure. Watering: Keep soil moist as Jasmine can easily wilt. When growth slows in winter, hold back on watering a bit more. Temperature: Jasminum officinale var. grandiflorum blooms best with a cool night temperature. …

A Practical Guide to Japanese Gardening Other / Books

A Practical Guide to Japanese Gardening

An inspirational and practical guide to creating the Japanese garden style, from design options and materials... materials, decorative features, project | Creating a Japanese garden is not just a practical exercise, but also a spiritual one. An authentic Japanese garden is full of ancient symbolism and …

Ginkgo biloba - maidenhair tree Plants / Conifers

Ginkgo biloba - maidenhair tree

Maidenhair tree is probably one of the oldest species on Earth. It was here some 180 million years ago … obviously it was the time when the Dead Sea was still ill. Its extreme tolerance of various conditions made it survive to our time. One tree can live as long as 2000 years. …

Kroller-Muller Museum: The History of A Sculpture Garden Other / Books

Kroller-Muller Museum: The History of A Sculpture Garden

The sculpture garden at the Kroller-Muller Museum in Otterlo, the Netherlands, rolls on for more than 60 acres. It is not just one of the largest such outdoor art spaces in the world, but one of real cultural and historical significance, showcasing a unique overview of twentieth-century sculpture from …

Crambe cordifolia - Giant Kale Plants / Perennials

Crambe cordifolia - Giant Babies Breath

Giant Babies Breath Plant | Just as the spring perennials are finishing up in the Dry Border and the Buddleias are setting their bloom, massive leaves unfold from a huge purple rootstock. Soon, clouds of tiny white flowers appear on 8 ft stems. The effect is one of a giant baby s breath. The flowers …

Landscaping With Tropical Plants Other / Books

Landscaping With Tropical Plants (Sunset Series)

Sunset Series | Imagine the lush possibilities. In one volume with over 200 photographs, readers will discover how to grow an entire spectrum of exciting new plants in their home gardens. This book reveals the types of tropical plants that are right for your site, no matter what your climate. In addition, …

Spathiphyllum lynise - Peace Lily Plants / Perennials

Spathiphyllum lynise - Peace Lily

Spathiphyllum the genus name means, literally, leaf spathe, with spathe defined as A large bract or pair of bracts sheathing a flower cluster, as a spadix. You re likely to know it as Peace Lily. Its widespread interior use is due to its exceptional acclimation to low light conditions. There are approximately …

Floral Basics Other / Books

Floral Basics

No one who wants to explore the world of floristry can do without the basics. They are even more essential for those who want to experiment. This handy book contains eleven basic techniques that every florist just has to master. All of these techniques are explained by master florist and teacher Gudrun …

Passion Flowers Other / Books

Passion Flowers

Lost flower of the Andes is blooming in Britain. This headline in the Daily Telegraph celebrated the last remaining example of Passiflora lourdesae, a Venezuelan herbaceous climber that was raised from a cutting by John Vanderplank--the only successful attempt from a dozen cuttings sent to botanists …

Phalaenopsis Orchids Care Other / Books

Phalaenopsis Orchids Care

Phalaenopsis Orchids Care: 30 Most Important Things To Remember When Growing Phalaenopsis Orchids (Orchids Care, Gardening Techniques This book will show you the secrets of growing Phalaenopsis orchids succesfuly. …

Coronilla varia - Crown Vetch Plants / Perennials

Coronilla varia - Crown Vetch

Crown Vetch (Coronnilla varia) Great for bare slopes and banks! Covers Ground Quickly and Beautifully! Crown-shaped clusters of tiny pink blooms bloom for months, and the rapidly-spreading foliage prevents soil erosion and smothers weeds! Crownvetch is one of the easiest, fastest, and most beautiful …

Dioon edule - Cycad Plants / Tropical and Subtropical Plants

Dioon edule - Cycad

The Mexican Cycas is a true living fossil, the name often applied to cycads because they have changed very little in the last 200 million years. Dioon edule is truly a handsome and distinctive specimen. And it is one of the most cold hardy cycads. Mature and established plants have been reported to tolerate …

Pocket Guide to the Orchids of Britain and Ireland Other / Books

Pocket Guide to the Orchids of Britain and Ireland

The orchid family is one of the largest plant families in the world. It is at its most diverse in the tropics, where its exotic and colorful flowers are truly breathtaking. Britain and Ireland have just 56 species of wild orchids, some of which are rare or scarce, while others are surprisingly inconspicuous. …

Rosa 'Complicata' - shrub rose Plants / Roses

Rosa 'Complicata' - shrub rose

This rose, which is probably a Canina/Gallica hybrid, has flowers about five inches across, of the most brilliant pure rose-pink, with a large boss of stamens. It is very robust, reliable and free flowering and may even be grown as a climber. It is one of the finest single roses and one of the best shrub …

Aconitum carmichaelii 'Arendsii' - autumn monskhood Plants / Perennials

Aconitum carmichaelii 'Arendsii' - autumn monskhood

Autumn monkshood is a showy perennial flowering for late summer and autumn. It produces erect racemes of large, 6-7 cm tall flowers of deep indigo blue flowers from September till October. They appear along sturdy stems that grow just over a meter tall. The wise thing about this monkhood is that even …