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The New Tech Garden Other / Books

The New Tech Garden

Forget tired rows of carnations interspersed with a few clumped impatiens: these stunning New Tech layouts redefine what a garden can be! Award-winning designer Paul Cooper presents the best contemporary garden designs from all around the world. From the innovative to the controversial, this unique collection …

An Encyclopedia of Cultivated Palms Other / Books

An Encyclopedia of Cultivated Palms

Cowritten by the author of the award-winning The Tropical Look, An Encyclopedia of Cultivated Palms offers a definitive account of palms that may be grown in the garden and landscape. Because palms are often underutilized as a result of their unfamiliarity - even to tropical gardeners - Robert Lee Riffle …

The Plantfinder's Guide to Cacti & Other Succulents Other / Books

The Plantfinder's Guide to Cacti & Other Succulents

Like the other titles in this series, this handsome full-color book is accessible but provides sufficient depth and detail to satisfy more experienced cactus enthusiasts. It includes an extensive A–Z listing, with useful information on cultivation and propagation. …

Dogwoods Other / Books

Dogwoods: The Genus Cornus

The Genus Cornus | Dogwood trees and shrubs are unquestionably among the superstars of the ornamental garden. Although cornelian cherry (Cornus mas) and common dogwood (C. sanguinea) have been grown in Europe since ancient times, it is only since the age of exploration in the 18th and 19th centuries …

Genista lydia - Woadwaxen Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Genista lydia - Woadwaxen

Family: Fabaceae; (Genis-ta: ancient Latin name: tinctoria: of dyes); A profusion of bright yellow flowers drape this low arching beauty in May and June. Attractive green stems. Proven to be very hardy by Paul Cappielos research at the University of Maine. Adaptable to poor dry soils. Thrives in heat. …

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. …

Ancient Herbs Other / Books

Ancient Herbs

The forty plants in this book present both herbs and other plants that were important for culinary, medicinal, and cult purposes in classical antiquity. Thus olive and pomegranate, myrtle and rose join coriander and marjoram, garlic and thyme. In the introduction, the author draws on her extensive knowledge …

Plants for Tropical Landscapes Other / Books

Plants for Tropical Landscapes: A Gardener's Guide

A Gardeners Guide | Plants for Tropical Landscapes will help you select and group plants to create a successful tropical garden tailored to your needs and tastes. Gardeners and landscapers will find this treasury of more than 500 common plants easy to use and one of the most comprehensive guides available …

Gardener's Guide to the Pepper Other / Books

Gardener's Guide to the Pepper

Gardeners Guide to the Pepper: A Guide Book for Planting, Growing and Harvesting Peppers (Gardeners Guide to Growing Your Vegetable Garden) (Volume 11) Growing peppers fresh in the garden creates a wonderful taste treat for the gardener. Green peppers or hot peppers are not hard to grow. Sweet peppers …

Environments for Outdoor Play Other / Books

Environments for Outdoor Play: A Practical Guide to Making Space for Children

A Practical Guide to Making Space for Children | Exciting spaces to play are vital if we are to provide children with challenging, flexible, inclusive and stimulating opportunities to learn, develop and have fun together. …

Luciano Giubbilei: The Art of Making Gardens Other / Books

Luciano Giubbilei: The Art of Making Gardens

Luciano Giubbilei: The Art of Making Gardens Luciano Giubbilei is known for his award-winnning gardens at the Royal Horticultural Societys Chelsea Flower Show and for his beautiful and serene gardens for private houses across the world. Since 2012 he has been working on an experimental flower bed in …

Orchids to Know and Grow Other / Books

Orchids to Know and Grow

Orchids are easy to grow, but one doesnt grow orchids like a rose, a cactus, or an African violet; one grows an orchid like an orchid! This book debunks some of the hard-to-grow myths, gives cultural information, and does so in easy-to-understand language.--Robert J. Ferry, research associate, Marie …

Art and the Gardener Other / Books

Art and the Gardener

In Art and the Gardener, Gordon Haywards tenth book on garden design, he makes a radical departure from his earlier approaches in order to explore elements of visual language across two artistic disciplines-fine painting and garden design-in hopes that the remarkable crosscurrents will help reveal how …