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The Inward Garden Other / Books

The Inward Garden

Creating a Place of Beauty and Meaning | Julie Moir Messervy has written a classic garden book. Deeply literate and beautifully written, The Inward Garden gives the reader a process for designing ones dream garden. Based on garden archtypes: the sea, the cave, the harbor, the promitory, the island, the …

The Trees that Made Britain Other / Books

The Trees that Made Britain

Every native tree in Britain, whether its part of a grand avenue, a thriving hedgerow, an ancient wood, or a bountiful orchard tells a different story. The Trees that Made Britain takes us on a journey of discovery to every corner of the nation. Through detailed portraits of individual tree species, …

Country Living Cottage Gardens Other / Books

Country Living Cottage Gardens (Country Living)

There’s no garden more evocative than a cottage garden, and no experts more knowledgeable about how to devise the perfect design than leading horticulture authority Toby Musgrave and the editors at Country Living. Musgrave reveals, with the help of outstanding images by award-winning photographer Jerry …

The Gardener's Iris Book Other / Books

The Gardener's Iris Book

Irises bring color and elegance to a garden and are surprisingly easy to grow. In this book designed for the home gardener, William Shear, a 40-year veteran of iris growing, shares his expertise in choosing, planting, growing, and propagating exquisite irises. All of the essentials on iris care are carefully …

Timber Press Pocket Guide to Hostas Other / Books

Timber Press Pocket Guide to Hostas

Boasting diverse leaf shape, size, color, and texture, it is no wonder that hostas continue to reign as the most popular perennial plants in North America. Not only are they the supreme plant for shade, but they also can be used in the landscape either as striking specimen plantings or as accommodating …

In Bloom: Creating and Living With Flowers Other / Books

In Bloom: Creating and Living With Flowers

Inspiring new ways to connect with the beauty of flowers in everyday life. Like the author’s exquisite first book, Bringing Nature Home, this much-awaited follow-up title presents stunning arrangements and ideas for interiors inspired by the beauty of flowers. …

Waterlilies and Lotuses Other / Books

Waterlilies and Lotuses: Species, Cultivars, and New Hybrids

Species, Cultivars, and New Hybrids | In this fully updated work, Perry Slocum describes nearly 500 species and cultivars of the crowning jewels of water gardens, the waterlilies and lotuses. This book includes more than 130 of the best new hybrids introduced since the landmark Water Gardening: Water …

New Garden Design Inspiring Private Paradises Other / Books

New Garden Design Inspiring Private Paradises

From vegetable and succulent gardens to sculpture and rose gardens to mountain and waterfront gardens, New Garden Design covers a range of interpretations incorporating walls, fountains, pavilions, canals, pools, terraces and groves in unexpected ways. The resulting new garden is a pleasure garden vested …

Gardens of the Spirit 2008 Calendar Other / Books

Gardens of the Spirit 2008 Calendar

Strongly influenced by Shinto and Buddhism, the Japanese style of landscaping is particularly conducive to restoring an inner calm. Requiring an artful blend of imagination, skill and patience, the Japanese garden is an extension of the self. By adapting the harmonies of natural design to our own landscape, …

Landscapes for Small Spaces Other / Books

Landscapes for Small Spaces: Japanese Countryard Gardens

Japanese Countryard Gardens | Enjoy it for its sheer beauty or use it for inspiration while creating your own small landscape garden. Japanese gardening is the art of arranging plants, rocks, lanterns, and basins in an open or, as here, an enclosed space. According to the aesthetic principles long prevailing …

A Book of Blue Flowers Other / Books

A Book of Blue Flowers

Perhaps the most uncommon color among plants, blue echoes the sky and adds a welcome accent to any garden. Greatly sought after by plant breeders, blues from pale lavender to powder blue add depth and tranquility to the gardeners palette. Noting that blue flowers are more common in high-altitude meadows …