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Plant Hunter's Garden Other / Books

Plant Hunter's Garden: The New Explorers and Their Discoveries

The New Explorers and Their Discoveries | Many gardeners are vaguely aware of the greats of plant exploration, such as E. H. Wilson, George Forrest, or John Tradescant. Fewer may know the names of today s plant explorers or recognize the makings of a new golden age of plant discovery. Nonetheless, a …

The New Encyclopedia of Orchids Other / Books

The New Encyclopedia of Orchids

1500 orchid species are profiled in this authoritative, detailed, and carefully researched encyclopedia. Infinitely varied and hugely interesting, these strikingly beautiful plants are sumptuously illustrated with over 1000 photographs in a reference that no orchid lover can afford to be without. …

Agastache foeniculum - Blue Giant Hyssop Plants / Perennials

Agastache foeniculum - Blue Giant Hyssop

Agastache foeniculum (blue giant hyssop; syn. Agastache anethiodora (Nutt.) Britton), commonly called anise hyssop, blue giant hyssop, Fragrant giant hyssop, or the lavender giant hyssop, is a species of perennial plant in the mint family, (Lamiaceae). This plant is native to much of north-central and …

Hidcote: The Garden and Lawrence Johnston Other / Books

The Garden and Lawrence Johnston

Often described as the most beautiful garden in England, Hidcote is a jewel in England s horticultural history. The garden s creator, Lawrence Johnston, was inspired by many of the Arts and Crafts design ideas at the turn of the 20th century. From 1907 this intriguing American-born plant hunter transformed …