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Late Summer Flowers Other / Books

Late Summer Flowers

While gardeners may be happy enough with their gardens in spring and early summer, few feel so confident about prolonging the display. Thankfully, Late Summer Flowers shows how to extend the blooming season. By choosing plants that have a late flowering season, or offer such bonuses as attractive foliage, …

Scadoxus multiflorus - African Blood Lily Plants / Bulbs

Scadoxus multiflorus - African Blood Lily

Very unique and plant originating from India. Large ball shaped red flowers on strong stems with clusters of thick, fleshy leaves. Ideal as a container plant, kept in sun or partial shade, and treated the same as an Amaryllis. Thrives in moist areas such as ponds. Not cold hardy. Hardy in Zone: 9 & …

Sagina subulata - Irish Moss Plants / Perennials

Sagina subulata - Irish Moss

Also called: SCOTCH MOSS or PEARLWORT A flowering plant, and not a moss at all, but spreads slowly to form a dense, evergreen, moss-like carpet with dense, tiny feathery leaves. Studded with a galaxy of white flowers for a short time in mid-summer. Tolerant of sandy or rocky soil, sun or part shade, …

Geranium Oglevee at the Greenhouse Other / Software, DVD

Geranium Oglevee at the Greenhouse

Geranium Oglevee Work organic compost into high quality container potting soil that contains ingredients such as peat moss, vermiculite and perlite. Choose locations getting direct sun for most geraniums. Feed your geraniums every two weeks with a balanced fertilizer. …

Cypripedium acaule - Stemless Lady's Slipper Plants / Perennials

Cypripedium acaule - Stemless Lady's Slipper

Pink Lady Slipper Orchids grow best in an acid soil, high in organic matter. However, in some areas they can be found growing in sandy soils. It is advisable to purchase a soil pH tester or kit to make sure the pH is between 3.5 and 5.0 before planting the pips. …

Sedum burrito - Burrito Burros Plants / Sukulents, Cactuses

Sedum burrito - Burrito Burros

The Burrito Burro s Tail is a trailing succulent plant, native to Mexico. The plant creates long drooping tendrils several feet long. It has fat blue-green leaves growing on stems. This succulent will give you wonderful pink blooms in the spring. Burrito Burro s Tail makes an excellent indoor plant, …

Planting the Dry Shade Garden Other / Books

Planting the Dry Shade Garden

The Best Plants for the Toughest Spot in Your Garden In this book you ll learn how to prune selectively to admit more light and how to amend soil to increase its moisture retention. You ll also learn about more than 130 plants that accept reduced light and moisture levels-long-blooming woodland gems …

Tulipa 'Blushing Apeldoorn' - tulip Plants / Bulbs

Tulipa 'Blushing Apeldoorn' - tulip

Darwin hybrids were created by crossing formerly wild species of tulip from Central Asia (t.fosteriana). The result being huge flowers with almost regular pyramid shape before they open, brilliant colours, and tall, sturdy stems – excellent for cutting. Moreover, they can stand a little neglect if …

Gardening With Ferns Other / Books

Gardening With Ferns

Guidance for a variety of fern projects | Comprehensive A-Z section covering the most garden-worthy species | Written by a leading authority in the world of ferns The variety of fern species available today has made them an integral part of garden design. This book will inspire amateur gardeners and …

Hydrangea macrophylla 'Forever and Ever Double Pink' Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Hydrangea macrophylla Forever & Ever Double Pink

This beautiful new introduction comes from a Japanese breeder and is very floriferous and long-blooming. Like the widely popular Endless Summer Hydrangea, Forever and Ever Double Pink blooms on both old and new wood and blooms repeatedly throughout the season. Double pink s unique multi-petalled flowers …

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 …

Amaranthus caudatus - Love-Lies-Bleeding Plants / Annuals

Amaranthus caudatus - Love-Lies-Bleeding

Called Flower Gentle by Culpepper, this tall plant produces pinkish-red, draping plumes with distinctly beautiful, opalescent, tiny seed that is both ornamental and edible. Can be used as both a cut or dried flower. Sow directly, 8-10 seeds per foot when soil is warm and danger of frost has passed. For …

Tulipa (Darwin hybrid) 'Blushing apeldoorn' - tulip Plants / Bulbs

Tulipa 'Blushing apeldoorn' - tulip

Darwin hybrids were created by crossing formerly wild species of tulip from Central Asia (tulipa fosteriana). The result being huge flowers with almost regular pyramid shape before they open, brilliant colours, and tall, sturdy stems – excellent for cutting. Moreover, they can stand a little neglect …

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 …

Helleborus 'Mrs. Betty Ranicar' - Hellebore Plants / Perennials

Helleborus 'Mrs. Betty Ranicar' - Hellebore

Helleborus Mrs Betty Ranicar is named after a fine Tasmanian plantswoman, and is an orientalis hybrid that produces crowds of fantastic, heavily double, snowy white blooms that will be a delight amongst vivid spring bulbs in the shady border. Be one of the first to grow such a top quality double Helleborus …