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The Naked Gardeners Other / Books

The Naked Gardeners

The story of the creation of an extraordinary garden that has been painstakingly and lovingly brought to life over the past ten years by the Pollards, who prefer to garden au natural. It will appeal to both experienced and aspiring gardeners everywhere. …

Success with Clematis Other / Books

Clematis - the book Success with Clematis

Clematis rates among the most beautiful of climbing vines, but in the past its popularity suffered because it was considered hard to grow. Not any more. …

Urban Landscape Architecture Other / Books

Urban Landscape Architecture

The urban landscape has changed dramatically over the past decade as cities worldwide implement revitalization plans designed to keep urban areas vital and appealing for both tourism and residency. Bringing a sense of space and place to the public areas of urban cities is essential for the vitality of …

Designing and Renovating Larger Gardens Other / Books

Designing and Renovating Larger Gardens

Award-winning landscape designer Douglas Coltart offers practical instructions for designing and renovating spacious gardens, with an eye towards issues unique to those working with at least a third of an acre of land. This book will enable gardeners to make a range of positive changes, such as anchoring …

Timeless Landscape Design Other / Books

Timeless Landscape Design

In Timeless Landscape Design: The Four-Part Master Plan, renowned landscape architects Hugh and Mary Palmer Dargan share the secret to creating an unforgettable landscape with the Four-Part Master Plan-a unique method theyve perfected over the past two-and-a-half decades of creating award-winning gardens …

Euphorbia lathyris - moleplant Plants / Perennials

Euphorbia lathyris - moleplant

Euphorbia lathyris is also known as the mole plant because of its reputation for deterring the activity of this creature. A native of Mediterranean areas, and has also been introduced into the USA. The seeds have in the past been used for medicinal purposes and for the production of lamp oil. …

Shadows and Light Other / Books

Shadows and Light: Showcasing a Hosta Love Affair

Shadows and Light: Showcasing a Hosta Love Affair Hostas provide gardeners with so many excellent plant characteristics that make them invaluable in the landscape. These plants also provide exceptional color, pattern, texture, form, substance, as well as long-lasting beauty, versatility and relative …

Rosa 'Mundi' - shrub rose Plants / Roses

Rosa 'Mundi' - shrub rose

A sport from Officinalis and an equally good shrub but with crimson flowers, striped with white. A very showy plant, giving a wonderful effect in the garden. Will form a very good low hedge. Non-repeating. …

Pinehurst - Home of American Golf Other / Books

Pinehurst - Home of American Golf

In celebration of the 100-year anniversary of the venerable Pinehurst No. 2 course comes the release of the definitive history of North Carolina Sandhills golf, Pinehurst ~ Home of American Golf (The Evolution of a Legend) written by veteran golf course architect Richard Mandell. It is a story of dumb …

Rosa 'Complicata' - shrub rose Plants / Roses

Rosa 'Complicata' - shrub rose

This rose, which is probably a Canina/Gallica hybrid, has flowers about five inches across, of the most brilliant pure rose-pink, with a large boss of stamens. It is very robust, reliable and free flowering and may even be grown as a climber. It is one of the finest single roses and one of the best shrub …

Hibiscus moscheutos 'Scarlet' - swamp mallow Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Hibiscus moscheutos 'Scarlet' - swamp mallow

Swamp mallow has been a sought after plant over the past couple of years and its popularity is rising as new varieties keep coming in the market. Scarlet is a Czech selection with deep red flowers of enormous size: 20-23 cm wide. Fat buds are deep red, too. Deadheading spent flowers will encourage setting …

Design and Landscape for People Other / Books

Design and Landscape for People: New Approaches to Renewal

New Approaches to Renewal | The new community planning: invaluable strategies for creative rebuilding and renovating from around the world. For many years planning was something done in the name of progress by distant committees with the abstract aim of tidying boundaries and controlling growth. In the …

Lilies Other / Books

Lilies

Beautiful, easy-to-grow cultivars. | For centuries, adventurous botanists risked their lives to gather exquisite specimens from remote, perilous locations. Fortunes were spent shipping the lilies back to royalty and collectors who treasured them. Lilies gained a reputation with gardeners for being difficult …

Hibiscus moscheutos 'Mauvelous'® - swamp mallow Plants / Perennials

Hibiscus moscheutos 'Mauvelous'® - swamp mallow

Swamp mallow has been a sought after plant over the past couple of years and its popularity is rising as new varieties keep coming in the market. Variety name Mauvelous is a play on words, combining mauve and marvellous, both of which are true as descriptions of its flowers. They are mauve to lilac-pink …

The Color Encyclopedia of Ornamental Grasses Other / Books

The Color Encyclopedia of Ornamental Grasses

This encyclopedia by a distinguished American horticulturist is the most authoritative and best-illustrated reference ever published on ornamental grasses. Rick Darke has been studying and photographing grasses in gardens and native landscapes around the world for more than 20 years, and this book includes …

The Rose's Kiss Other / Books

The Rose's Kiss: A Natural History Of Flowers

A Natural History Of Flowers | Flowers bring joy and beauty to our lives, from the smallest patch of daisies outside our window to the elaborate floral decorations on display at weddings, banquets, and funerals. As well as offering aesthetic benefits, they teach us much about how the world works-each …