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Designing with Plants Other / Books

Designing with Plants

When your new gardening bible comes with chapters entitled Birth, Life, and Death, you know you re in trouble. But be brave, turn to those chapters, and in some very practical little essays on planting, you ll uncover the very down-to-earth principle from which Piet Oudolf s radical reinvention of gardening …

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 …

Trees for All Seasons Other / Books

Trees for All Seasons

Broadleaved Evergreens for Temperate Climates | It s simple: broadleaved evergreens are trees that don t lose their leaves. And despite their versatility and beauty, they are often underused. Why? Most people, including knowledgeable gardeners, equate evergreens with conifers—and Christmas trees— …

Blueprints for Harmonious Gardens Other / Books

Blueprints for Harmonious Gardens

What makes a garden special? Focal points that attract the eye turn each area into a habitat of graceful beauty, and make a strong first impression. Using dozens of inspiring photographs, plus detailed drawings that provide a map of all the elements, horticulturist Tara Dillard reveals her secrets for …

Iris pallida 'Variegata' - Zebra Iris Rhizome Plants / Bulbs

Zebra Iris Rhizome -Iris pallida Albovariegata

Iris pallida Variegata produces soft blue flowers with a unique variegated foliage. Bearded Irises are the single most popular class of Iris grown in gardens today. Bearded refers to the fuzzy strip on each of the drooping falls. The true petals are called standards and are upright and its leaves are …

Chasing Wildflowers Other / Books

Chasing Wildflowers

What can possess a man to drive across state lines, mountain ranges, and international borders with little more than a ragged guide book, an old map, and a wild look in his eyes? Wild women? No, wildflowers! Author Scott Calhoun invites you to join him on a rollicking adventure through Utah, Colorado, …

Daylilies: facts & fiction Plants / Perennials

4 KINNEBREW SEEDLING

In between the big spring tidying up and the hectic of autumn plantings there is a brief time in July when - exception granted for a few chores - the gardener has nothing to do but enjoy his flowers. No danger of cold snaps, incredible weather or other terrors. Moreover days are long and one can sit …