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The Magical World of Moss Gardening Other / Books

The Magical World of Moss Gardening

Moss is an extraordinary plant—it grows without roots, flowers, or stems. Despite being overlooked, in many ways, moss is perfect: it provides year-round color, excels in difficult climates, prevents soil erosion, and resists pests and disease. …

Sagina subulata - Irish Moss Plants / Perennials

Sagina subulata - Irish Moss

Also called: SCOTCH MOSS or PEARLWORT A flowering plant, and not a moss at all, but spreads slowly to form a dense, evergreen, moss-like carpet with dense, tiny feathery leaves. Studded with a galaxy of white flowers for a short time in mid-summer. Tolerant of sandy or rocky soil, sun or part shade, …

Polyscias fruticosa - Ming Aralia Plants / Bonsais

Polyscias fruticosa - Ming Aralia (Bonsai Tree)

The Ming Aralia Bonsai Tree likes warmer temperatures of 60 to 70 degrees and above. Place the plant in bright filtered light near a sunny window and/or under artificial light with a minimum of 150 footcandles. They are an easy to grow bonsai. Native to Brazil. …

Scadoxus multiflorus - African Blood Lily Plants / Bulbs

Scadoxus multiflorus - African Blood Lily

Very unique and plant originating from India. Large ball shaped red flowers on strong stems with clusters of thick, fleshy leaves. Ideal as a container plant, kept in sun or partial shade, and treated the same as an Amaryllis. Thrives in moist areas such as ponds. Not cold hardy. Hardy in Zone: 9 & …

Authentic Japanese Gardens Other / Books

Authentic Japanese Gardens

This beautifully illustrated book provides an inspirational and practical introduction to the traditions of Japanese Zen gardens, using natural materials such as wood, bamboo, rocks and pebbles. Emphasizing the value of shape in trees and shrubs with the subtlety of color through the varied greens of …

Myrtus communis - Myrtle Plants / Evergreen Shrubs

Myrtus communis - Myrtle

Myrtus communis or True or Greek Myrtle is an evergreen shrub or small tree with dense foliage. The 2-inch lanceolate leaves are strongly scented when crushed. Myrtles have been cultivated for centuries and their native habitat is unknown. They are hardy to 28 degrees F. In cooler regions they make an …

Zen in Your Garden Other / Books

Zen in Your Garden

Zen in Your Garden: Creating Sacred Spaces Full of colorful, striking photographs and insightful commentary this Zen gardening book is an essential guide to the most serene of Japanese traditional arts. …

Merremia tuberosa - Wood rose Plants / Climber Plants

Merremia tuberosa - Wood rose

A slender perennial vine with leaves divided into five to seven narrow lobes. The flowers are yellow, followed by a smooth round capsule, surrounded by five petal-like sepals. Native to Asia; naturalized and cultivated in Hawaii. …

Geranium Oglevee at the Greenhouse Other / Software, DVD

Geranium Oglevee at the Greenhouse

Geranium Oglevee Work organic compost into high quality container potting soil that contains ingredients such as peat moss, vermiculite and perlite. Choose locations getting direct sun for most geraniums. Feed your geraniums every two weeks with a balanced fertilizer. …

Covering Ground Other / Books

Covering Ground

Open sweeps of lawn are a large part of most home landscapes, but imagine turning those stretches of lawn into striking swathes of beautifully planted ground covers. Barbara W. Ellis explores hundreds of wonderful possibilities in her new guide, helping readers create eyecatching splashes of color and …

Steps to rose gardening success Plants / Roses

Rose

Rose gardening has its own special mystique. Few perennials or flowering shrubs give you so many wonderful blooms soon after planting or have as long a period of bloom. And, best of all, hardy roses will come back year after year. Gardeners the world over are smitten by the allure of roses, but many …

How to Plant Hostas? Plants / Perennials

How to Plant Hostas?

Planting Hostas in soil: Preparation is the key to success. If you can double dig your hosta or flower bed in early autumn and leave the sods of soil intact do not walk over what you dig. Allow the frost in the winter months to break the sods down. Then in Early Spring fork over the soil and rake to …