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All About Houseplants Other / Books

All About Houseplants

Indoor gardening made simple | Nothing brings life to your home like thriving houseplants. Learn how to choose the right plant for any location, including African violets, focuses and other houseplants that are currently in style. Includes complete care tips to help you avoid common problems and keep …

Foliage Other / Books

Foliage

Plant foliage brings drama and structure to the garden with color, shape, and texture all its own. Bright, cheerful flowers may have beauty-pageant appeal that gets noticed by passers-by, but where would all those pretty floral faces be without the stalwart presence of foliage? Every garden benefits …

Blechnum gibbum - Silver Lady Fern Plants / Ferns

Dwarf Tree Fern - Blechum gibbum - Exotic - Dwarf

Silver Lady Tree Fern (Blechnum brasiliense Silver Lady ) An exotic foliage plant that brings feathery greenery to a homes interior. Simply give this easy to grow fern moderate light, even moisture and minimal fertilizer and you will have a constant green companion. Dont over pot, this will keep its …

Landscaping with Native Plants of the Southwest Other / Books

Landscaping with Native Plants of the Southwest

As the world heats up and we become more and more conscious of our place in the natural scheme, the appeal of the native plants of the Southwest becomes ever more compelling for gardeners. In addition to providing year-round beauty with relatively little maintenance, landscaping with native plants contributes …

Wildflowers 2008 Other / Books

Wildflowers 2008

The welcome, reassuring sight of wildflowers brings unexpected pleasures throughout the year. Sometimes subtle, sometimes extravagant, these random, uncultivated plants turn up in meadows, forests and mountain valleys, on riverbanks and roadsides, and in parks and swamps. They blanket entire fields in …

Wild Food Plants of Indiana and Adjacent States Other / Books

Wild Food Plants of Indiana and Adjacent States

This delightful field guide to wild foods describes more than eighty edible plants that grow in Indiana and adjacent states and gives directions for delicious ways-many originals, all tested in the field - of preparing them. The guide provides a plant perspective of Indiana and a seasonal guide to foraging, …

Monarda didyma 'Panorama Red Shades' - Bee Balm, Beebalm Plants / Perennials

Monarda didyma 'Panorama Red Shades' - Bee Balm, Beebalm

Both the flowers and the foliage are fragrant! The First Separate Monarda Color. Super resistance to Powdery Mildew! At last, a single-color Bee Balm that will come true from seed! Red Shades wowed us in grower trials, both with its ultra-colorful, frizzy 1 1/4- to 1 3/4-inch blooms and its great resistance …

Magnolia 'Goldstar' - Goldstar magnolia Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Magnolia 'Goldstar' - Goldstar magnolia

Another rare magnolia is this cross between magnolia acuminata var. subcordata “Miss Honeybee” and magnolia stellata. It gained flower shape fro stellata and colour from acuminate. Goldstar has medium sized flowers with 14 narrow petals, very similar to star-shaped magnolias. The colour is a delicate …

Orchid Fever Other / Books

Orchid Fever: A Horticultural Tale of Love, Lust, and Lunacy

A Horticultural Tale of Love, Lust, and Lunacy | At first blush, the subtitle of intrepid traveler Eric Hansen s floral account might seem, well, hyperbolic. After taking this whirlwind tour of the hidden world of rare orchid collectors, the reader will find the words well chosen. Hansen invites us into …

Window Box Gardening Other / Books

Window Box Gardening

Window Box Gardening - A Practical Introduction is intended for those living in cities without much - or any - gardening space. This well-written, passionate guide introduces the plants of winter, spring and summer perfect for your first forays into window gardening. In this way, aspiring horticulturalists …

Magnolia 'Atlas' - magnolia Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Magnolia 'Atlas' - magnolia

Hybridizing and crossing brings new and better varieties of magnolias that have features never seen before. Mark Jury from New Zealand continues this work that was started in 1960´s by his late father Felix. ´Atlas´ is one of his fantastic results, a cross between Magnolia Mark Jury and Magnolia x …

Evergreens For Every State Other / Books

Evergreens For Every State

Evergreens For Every State: How to Select and Grow Them Successfully in Your Locality The purpose of this book is twofold; it combines the necessary information for the successful growing of evergreens, together with suggestions for their uses in the planting scheme. The book opens with a discussion …