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1001 Questions Answered About Trees Other / Books

1001 Questions Answered About Trees

Fascinating, fact-filled reference guide provides the naturally curious as well as veteran botanists with detailed histories of trees, data about age, size and weight; suggestions for identifying trees and even a selection of poems about these majestic forms of plant life. Over 100 illus. and 21 photographs. …

Great Garden Companions Other / Books

Great Garden Companions: A Companion-Planting System for a Beautiful, Chemical-Free Vegetable Garden

A Companion-Planting System for a Beautiful, Chemical-Free Vegetable Garden: Discover the secrets of a naturally pest-proof vegetable garden with Great Garden Companions. Let master gardener Sally Jean Cunningham show you how to keep pests and diseases at bay with her unique companion-gardening system. …

Antirrhinum braun-blanquetii - Perennial Snapdragon Plants / Perennials

Antirrhinum braun-blanquetii - Perennial Snapdragon

This wonderful plant was originally found only in Spain and Portugal. Bright yellow 3 lobed flowers, with a hint of cream will brighten up any garden in the summer sun. Its candelabra shape and naturally branching habit makes it ideal for the middle of a border or large container. It blooms all summer …

The Organic Lawn Care Manual Other / Books

The Organic Lawn Care Manual

In the modern suburban landscape, beautiful, green lawns are perhaps the most ubiquitous feature of all. It?s difficult to imagine a friendly neighborhood without broad, clean stretches of neatly shorn grass. …

Taxus baccata 'Fastigiata' - Columnar Irish Yew Plants / Conifers

Taxus baccata 'Fastigiata'

Taxus baccata Fastigiata is an extremely useful evergreen conifer for sun or shade. Most commonly used for hedging purposes, it has a naturally upright broadly columnar form and takes shearing well. Its dense form and dark green color makes a matte-green dramatic backdrop for a perennial or mixed shrub …

Andropogon geradii - Big Bluestem Plants / Grass, Grasses

Big Bluestem - Andropogon geradii

Big Bluestem is a clump forming perennial grass. The lower stems are purplish or bluish color and the leaves are 1/2 inch wide and up to 20 inches long. The arrangement of the flowers in three dense elongate clusters is the reason for the common name of turkey-foot grass. It grows best in moist well …

Andropogon gerardii - Big Bluestem, Turkeyfoot Plants / Grass, Grasses

Andropogon gerardii - Big Bluestem, Turkeyfoot

Big Bluestem is a clump forming perennial grass. The lower stems are purplish or bluish color and the leaves are 1/2 inch wide and up to 20 inches long. The arrangement of the flowers in three dense elongate clusters is the reason for the common name of turkey-foot grass. It grows best in moist well …

Oroxylum indicum - Midnight Horror Plants / Tropical and Subtropical Plants

Oroxylum indicum - Midnight Horror

Approaching the tree in twilight could be startling - the sight of its long 4 seed pods curved downward appear to be the wings of a resting vulture. This is a night blooming tree to 40 from India with leaves to 5. Tropical. This is an ornamental tree, a very striking plant with bold, very large, much-divided, …

Landscaping with Native Plants of Wisconsin Other / Books

Landscaping with Native Plants of Wisconsin

Aimed at beginners and veteran gardeners alike, this book is designed to help Wisconsin gardeners find, plant, and maintain the best native species for their specific sites, however modest or lavish. Gardening with native plants is an ever-more popular practice—and for good reason. Naturally suited …

Brahea armata - Hesper Palm Plants / Tropical and Subtropical Plants

Brahea armata - Hesper Palm

Distinctive, unique and attractive, the blue Mexican or Hesper palm has a crown of rigid leaves which radiate from the trunk top. Blue palms are considered by many to have the bluest leaves of any palm in the world. Blue palm may grow 50 tall and 16 in width. The blue palm trunk is slightly swollen at …

Heliopsis helianthoides - False Sunflower, Ox-Eye Plants / Perennials

Heliopsis helianthoides - False Sunflower, Ox-Eye

False Sunflower, also called oxeye, has 2 to 3 inch golden yellow flowers that are beautiful when used in floral arrangements. The plant grows 2 to 6 feet tall in light shade to full sun. It grows best in average, well-drained, moist garden soil. This hardy perennial tolerates drought but increases more …

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 …

Festuca gautieri - bearskin fescue Plants / Grass, Grasses

Festuca gautieri - bearskin fescue

Bearskin fescue or spiky fescue is a lovely perennial with bright green, narrowly linear, inward inrolled leaves that look spiky but are very soft and nice to touch indeed. The plant naturally forms small mounds and spreads very slowly. Its name bearskin fescue may sound just right if you imagine a bear …

Cattleya Angel Love 'Pinky' - Cattleya Orchid Plant Plants / Perennials

Angel Love 'Pinky' Cattleya Orchid Plant

Angel Love Pinky HCC/AOS. Elegant clusters of mauve-pink with cream colored lip blushed with a darker mauve-pink. Flowers held high above the foliage on compact plants. Light fragrance. The plant is 4-6 tall and growing in a 4 pot. Cattleyas (cat-LAY-a) - Cattleyas have earned the reputation as the Queen …

Air Plant Care and Design Other / Books

Air Plant Care and Design

Air Plant Care and Design: Tips and Creative Ideas for the Worlds Easiest Plants Air plants, also known as tillandsia, are some of the easiest plants to grow, which helps explain why they’re popping up in stores across the country and appearing in magazines, on blogs, and all over Pinterest. The amazing …