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Natural Swimming Pools Other / Books

Natural Swimming Pools: Inspiration For Harmony With Nature (Schiffer Design Book)

Natural swimming pools rely on the correct balance of plants and microorganisms to clean and purify the water. They are a safe place for children to play and birds to drink, and are a dramatic example of ecological design, combining the natural and man-made worlds while creating beauty. These pools offer …

Secrets of Companion Planting Other / Books

Secrets of Companion Planting: Plants That Help, Plants That Hurt

Plants That Help, Plants That Hurt | Transform a messy, tangled garden into a lush, productive retreat with this simple yet thorough handbook. The basics of companion gardening can be easily integrated into one’s gardening style using the nurturing power of Mother Nature and taking fundamental principles …

Bulbs for Garden Habitats Other / Books

Bulbs for Garden Habitats

Where most bulbs books repeat the seasonal approach to bulb gardening by bloom time, assuming the usual fall ritual of mass planting bulbs by the bushel, this book advocates more careful study of natural habitats and cultural needs before planting. All gardeners have experienced the frustration of having …

Planting the Natural Garden Other / Books

Planting the Natural Garden

Following on the success of Designing with Plants and Dream Plants for the Natural Garden, Piet Oudolfs landmark first book (co-authored by Henk Gerritsen), is now available in English. Thoroughly updated and revised, including several new chapters and many new photographs, it provides the definitive …

The Ann Lovejoy Handbook of Northwest Gardening Other / Books

The Ann Lovejoy Handbook of Northwest Gardening: Natural , Sustainable, Organic

Natural, Sustainable, Organic | In this updated second edition of the popular guide, Ann Lovejoy explains how to create a gorgeous ornamental garden following the principles and techniques of organic and sustainable gardening. Emphasizing good soil prep, composting, drainage, mulching, and proper plant …

The Home Orchard Other / Books

The Home Orchard

Developed especially for use by backyard orchardists, rare fruit growers, and small-scale growers, The Home Orchard offers a comprehensive look at standard growing methods, as well as some innovative practices that enthusiasts have developed in recent years, some of which are uniquely suited to the small-scale …

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 …

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 …

Quick & Easy Container Gardening Other / Books

Quick & Easy Container Gardening

Whether your garden is large or small, traditional or modern, Quick and Easy Container Gardening is packed with ideas and inspiration. As well as all the basic techniques you need for successful planting in pots, there are 20 step-by-step project ideas that are so simple to follow. If you wish to grow …

The American Woodland Garden Other / Books

The American Woodland Garden: Capturing the Spirit of the Deciduous Forest

Capturing the Spirit of the Deciduous Forest | North Americas eastern half, roughly from the Midwest to the Atlantic, was once a great deciduous forest. Although centuries of human intervention have cleared much of the land, the timeless forest remains in the spirit of the place. Today, even the shortest …

Gaura lindheimeri 'The Bride' - Bride Whirling Butterfly Plants / Perennials

Bride Whirling Butterfly

Gaura The Bride forms a mat of soft foliage that contrasts beautifully with the delicate white flowers held on long thin stems. It suits natural style plantings. This makes it a good plant for a cottage garden, informal borders or flowering ground cover. Its lax growth habit makes it particularly useful …

The American Woodland Garden Other / Books

The American Woodland Garden: Capturing the Spirit of the Deciduous Forest

Capturing the Spirit of the Deciduous Forest | North Americas eastern half, roughly from the Midwest to the Atlantic, was once a great deciduous forest. Although centuries of human intervention have cleared much of the land, the timeless forest remains in the spirit of the place. Today, even the shortest …

Landscaping with Native Plants of Wisconsin Other / Books

Landscaping with Native Plants of Wisconsin

Aimed at beginners and veteran gardeners alike, this book is designed to help Wisconsin gardeners find, plant, and maintain the best native species for their specific sites, however modest or lavish. Gardening with native plants is an ever-more popular practice—and for good reason. Naturally suited …

Beyond the Camellia Belt Other / Books

Beyond the Camellia Belt: Breeding, Propagating, and Growing Cold-Hardy Camellias

Breeding, Propagating, and Growing Cold-Hardy Camellias | Gardeners seeking to adorn landscapes in more northerly climates with delicate camellia blossoms will learn how to in this comprehensive guide. Following a brief history of the genus Camellia and the breeding process which has enabled strains …

Rose and the Clematis Other / Books

Rose and the Clematis

Inspiration, Selection, and Practical Gudance | Author John Howells claims that the climbing rose and the clematis are natural planting companions; both have an urge to reach for the sky and the need for the same growing requirements (good, rich soil and a fair amount of water). The rose makes a softer, …

Michelia champaca - Yellow Jade Orchid Tree Plants / Other

Michelia champaca - Yellow Jade Orchid Tree

Also known as Huang Yu Lan. It is the oil of this michelia that is the essence of JOY, the worlds most expensive perfume. It can grow from a trunk of 16 inch into a giant tree over 30 feet. On the tip of every branch, flowers blossom all year round with yellow-orange petals, diffusing delicate fragrance …