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Betula nigra 'Little King' - Fox Valley River Birch Plants / Deciduous Trees

Fox Valley River Birch Tree

Fox Valley River Birch A dwarf selection of river birch with cinnamon and cream exfoliating bark. A great little tree for smaller landscapes or can be used as a large shrub on commercial sites. Excellent resistance to bronze birch borer.. Fantastic bonsai! The plant you will recieve is growing in a …

Sophora japonica - Japanese Pagoda tree Plants / Deciduous Trees

Sophora japonica - Japanese Pagoda tree

Increasingly used as a bonsai. A tall deciduous tree to 60, hardy to zone 4; leaves ovate to 2 and in 3-8 pairs. Tiered appearance with sturdy branching. Recommended Temperature Zone: USDA: 4-11 Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade Origin: China and Korea Growth Habits: Deciduous medium to large tree, …

Acer griseum - Paperbark Maple Plants / Deciduous Trees

Acer griseum: Paperbark Maple Seeds

Zone: 4 to 8 Grows to: 20-30 ft. Can be a little tricky to grow from seed, but very rewarding. A beautiful small tree with great individuality and brilliant red fall foliage. Lovely rich reddish brown peeling bark stands out wonderfully in a winter landscape. A wonderful specimen tree. …

Aesculus x mutabilis - hybrid painted buckeye Plants / Deciduous Trees

Aesculus x mutabilis - hybrid painted buckeye

This buckeye is a garden hybrid between aesculus pavia and aesculus sylvatica, both from S.E. USA. It was described already in early 20th century but in Europe it is still little known since another, very similar tree has been popular here for decades = aesculus pavia “Koehnei”. …

Quercus cerris - Turkey oak Plants / Deciduous Trees

Quercus cerris - Turkey oak

Oaks are common trees of our natural woodlands. They border our ponds, occur naturally in our mixed forests, and make magnificent specimen trees in our parks and arboretums where less common species or rare varieties can be seen. …

Quercus frainetto - Hungarian oak Plants / Deciduous Trees

Quercus frainetto - Hungarian oak

Hungarian oak (Italian oak) is a very handsome tree with attractive foliage. Its leaves are distinctly margined with small, rounded lobes. They are deciduous, up to 20 cm long and glossy, bright green when they emerge, turning darker green in summer, leaving a showy texture of light green veins. Autumn …

Proper Pruning Techniques Garden care / Garden Tools

Pruning is a vital part of plant and tree care. This task can be confusing so we developed the following guide to help you prune properly. Three basic tools suffice for most pruning jobs: shears, loppers, and a pruning saw. Keep them sharp for clean cuts; disinfect after pruning diseased material. …

Gaia's Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture Other / Books

Gaia's Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture

Hemenway, a permaculture expert and associate editor of The Permaculture Activist, explains how gardens can function as ecosystems, describes the basic parts of an ecological garden (soil, water, plants, and animals), and shows how to create backyard ecosystems through guilds. Guilds, the author tells …

Magnolia 'Atlas' - magnolia Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Magnolia 'Atlas' - magnolia

Hybridizing and crossing brings new and better varieties of magnolias that have features never seen before. Mark Jury from New Zealand continues this work that was started in 1960´s by his late father Felix. ´Atlas´ is one of his fantastic results, a cross between Magnolia Mark Jury and Magnolia x …

Pests and Diseases Other / Books

American Horticultural Society Pests and Diseases: The Complete Guide to Preventing, Identifying and

Is your garden troubled by cutworms or aphids? Need to know the best method for preventing the spread of viruses among your houseplants? Look no further than Pests and Diseases, the informative guide to the downside of gardening. Sooner or later, everyone s roses are troubled by black spot. Or maybe …