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Fences, Gates, and Bridges Other / Books

Fences, Gates, and Bridges: And How to Build Them

“The author, George A. Martin, knows his subject, not only fence building but the farm and its requirements. He knows the stock: the unconfinable pig, the dexterous cow. He knows his materials, especially wood. I count twenty-one species of tree in the text, each especially suited for a particular …

The Earth Knows My Name Other / Books

The Earth Knows My Name: Food, Culture, and Sustainability in the Gardens of Ethnic America

Food, Culture, and Sustainability in the Gardens of Ethnic America | nspired by her own familys immigrant history, Patricia Klindienst traveled the country, gathering stories of urban, suburban, and rural gardens created by people rarely presented in books about American gardens: Native Americans, immigrants …

Christopher Lloyd's Garden Flowers Other / Books

Christopher Lloyd's Garden Flowers: Perennials, Bulbs, Grasses, Ferns

Perennials, Bulbs, Grasses, Ferns | Christopher Lloyd knows perennials as well as anyone else alive. Now available in paperback, this book represents the fruit of Lloyds lifetime study of perennials. Genus by genus, he sets down everything he has learned, thought, seen, tried, liked, or regretted about …

Gardening at the Shore Other / Books

Gardening at the Shore

Creating a garden in a coastal area can be daunting, even for those who have mastered the techniques of inland gardening. Wind, sand, salt, and scorching sun all combine to create a unique set of challenges. Frances Tenenbaum, who has gardened for decades on Marthas Vineyard, knows these challenges intimately …

The Language Of Flowers Other / Books

The Language Of Flowers

The Language Of Flowers: Introduction to Flowers and Their Meaning. The Personalities of Different Flowers (Language of flowers, Understanding flowers and flowering, Secret Meanings of Flowers) Everybody knows the significance of a red long-stemmed rose as a symbol of love, but what about the hydrangea …

Herbaceous Perennial Plants Other / Books

Herbaceous Perennial Plants: A Treatise on Their Identification, Culture, and Garden Attributes

A Treatise on Their Identification, Culture, and Garden Attributes | Allan Armitage has a well-deserved reputation for serving up solid information with precision and humor. Now based in Georgia, Armitage began his gardening career in Montreal. Thus, he knows a lot about what happens to plants in both …

Orchids for Dummies Other / Books

Orchids for Dummies

Packed with photos, including 8 pages in full color. Color your world with orchids. Orchids are beautiful, fragrant, wonderfully varied, and surprisingly affordable. But arent they hard to grow at home? No! says orchid grower extraordinaire Steve Frowine. In this handy guide, he shows you step by step …

The Pruning Book Other / Books

The Pruning Book

It is unlikely that the basics of pruning have ever before been assembled so thoroughly or comprehensively than in Lee Reichs The Pruning Book. With clear prose and generous diagrams and photographs, he takes the angst out of pruning for the beginning or experienced gardener. Included are all the basics …

Expert Guide to Lawns (Toro) Other / Books

Expert Guide to Lawns (Toro): Pro Secrets for a Beautiful Yard (Toro)

Pro Secrets for a Beautiful Yard (Toro) | oro knows lawns, and with this book, homeowners will have Toro at their side, helping them maintain a beautiful yard through authoritative step-by-step text, 350 color photos, and 101 full-color illustrations. For more than eight decades, Toro has been intimately …

The Aromatherapy Garden Other / Books

The Aromatherapy Garden

The Aromatherapy Garden: Growing Fragrant Plants for Happiness and Well-Being “Kathi guides you to all the joys of an aromatic garden with wonderful tips, fascinating facts, and sumptuous photos.” —Mandy Aftel, acclaimed natural perfumer and author of Essence and Alchemy and Fragrant …

Aralia elata 'Variegata' - Japanese angelica tree Plants / Deciduous Trees

Aralia elata 'Variegata' - Japanese angelica tree

If you are looking for an architectural plant that will attract passers-by’s eyes but will require zero maintenance at the same time and on top of that will be hardy enough not to worry about it in winter, have a look at this Japanese angelica tree. Could the leaves look like angel’s wings to be …