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Hydrangeas for American Gardens Other / Books

Hydrangeas for American Gardens

The sheer number of choices among Hydrangea species, hybrids, and cultivated varieties can be overwhelming even for the most advanced gardeners. How to choose from among the hundreds of mopheads, climbers, lacecaps, and oakleafs, to name just a few? And how to care for hydrangeas in American gardens, …

Hydrangeas for American Gardens Other / Books

Hydrangeas for American Gardens

The sheer number of choices among Hydrangea species, hybrids, and cultivated varieties can be overwhelming even for the most advanced gardeners. How to choose from among the hundreds of mopheads, climbers, lacecaps, and oakleafs, to name just a few? And how to care for hydrangeas in American gardens, …

The Victory Garden Companion Other / Books

The Victory Garden Companion

The nation s oldest and most popular gardening program, The Victory Garden, is proud to present The Victory Garden Companion, an indispensable guide that offers the best in gardening expertise in a straightforward and friendly manner, inviting gardeners of all levels to dig in and get their hands in …

Viburnums Other / Books

Viburnums: Flowering Shrubs for Every Season

Flowering Shrubs for Every Season | With their abundance of flower, handsome foliage, robust constitution, and frequently stunning fruits, viburnums are among the most beautiful and versatile hardy shrubs available to gardeners. Yet despite these outstanding qualities, there has never been an entire …

Dirr's Hardy Trees and Shrubs Other / Books

Dirr's Hardy Trees and Shrubs: An Illustrated Encyclopedia

An Illustrated Encyclopedia | This bestselling encyclopedia, illustrated with brilliant photographs, describes the best woody plants adapted to cooler climates, showing both habit and details of more than 500 species, and including some 700 additional cultivars and varieties. Brief cultural information …

Gardening with Grasses Other / Books

Gardening with Grasses

Ornamental grasses are among the most versatile and sophisticated of garden plants. Planted as single specimens in beds or on the terrace in a container, grasses are striking focal points. …

Perennial Garden Design Other / Books

Perennial Garden Design

Perennials can form a key part of a garden s structure and are dynamic and colorful plants whose forms and textures can be used to alter moods and influence the way we respond to and use a garden. The first section of this book shows how to create garden schemes with perennials, and the second section …

Winter-Flowering Shrubs Other / Books

Winter-Flowering Shrubs

Gardeners, plant collectors, horticulturists, and landscape designers will find a valuable resource in this carefully selected plant directory of best performing winter-flowering shrubs. Readers will find daphnes, viburnums, witch hazels, and camellias to suit every taste and garden situation, as well …

Fritillaria michailovskyi - Fritillary Plants / Bulbs

Fritillaria michailovskyi - Fritillary

Michael s Flower - Fritillaria michailovskyi | This species with its stunning color combination comes from Northeastern Turkey. Plant in well-drained, alkaline, deep, sandy loam amended with organic matter in full sun to light shade. For best effect, plant in clusters of 7 or 9 plants. Mulch lightly …

Carnivorous Plants Other / Books

Carnivorous Plants: Biology and Cultivation

Biology and Cultivation | Plants that trap and eat animals: an amazing phenomenon that has inspired awe since before the days of Darwin. The victims may be flies and butterflies, small crustaceans, or even vertebrates the size of rats. Lured into the danger zone by optical, tactile, and olfactory strategies, …

Lilies Other / Books

Lilies: A Guide to Choosing and Growing Lilies

A Guide to Choosing and Growing Lilies | Lilies are among the most glamorous and exotic of plants, yet they are surprisingly easy to cultivate in a wide range of temperate climates -there is a lily perfect for almost every region in North America! The lily s increasing popularity as both a cut flower …

Dream Plants for the Natural Garden Other / Books

Dream Plants for the Natural Garden

Timber Press has previously published two critically acclaimed and bestselling books by Piet Oudolf, the influential Dutch landscape designer: Gardening with Grasses (with Michael King) and Designing with Plants (with Noël Kingsbury). This new collaboration with fellow Dutch plantsman Henk Gerritsen …

Pocket Gardens Other / Books

Pocket Gardens: Contemporary Japanese Miniature Designs

Contemporary Japanese Miniature Designs | Called tsubo-niwa after a unit of measurement that is two person-sized tatami mats placed side by side, the pocket garden has been a part of the Japanese architectural canon for thousands of years. Undergoing a modernization in the last few decades in which a …

Natural Swimming Pools Other / Books

Natural Swimming Pools: Inspiration For Harmony With Nature (Schiffer Design Book)

Natural swimming pools rely on the correct balance of plants and microorganisms to clean and purify the water. They are a safe place for children to play and birds to drink, and are a dramatic example of ecological design, combining the natural and man-made worlds while creating beauty. These pools offer …

Dirr's Trees and Shrubs for Warm Climates Other / Books

Dirr's Trees and Shrubs for Warm Climates

An Illustrated Encyclopedia | Following the phenomenal success of Dirr s Hardy Trees and Shrubs, written for gardeners in the climates of USDA zones 3–6, this companion volume is a superlative photographic encyclopedia of trees, shrubs, and vines for warm temperate zones. In North America, these areas …