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Perennial Garden Design Other / Books

Perennial Garden Design

Perennials can form a key part of a gardens structure and are dynamic and colorful plants whose forms and textures can be used to alter moods and influence the way we respond to and use a garden. The first section of this book shows how to create garden schemes with perennials, and the second section …

All About Perennials Other / Books

All About Perennials

Way to grow: Expert advice on choosing and growing great perennials | Finding a perennial that thrives in your garden is like giving yourself a gift that comes back year after year. Learn how with this revised, larger edition, packed with professional advice on how to choose and care for perennials for …

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 youll learn how to prune selectively to admit more light and how to amend soil to increase its moisture retention. Youll also learn about more than 130 plants that accept reduced light and moisture levels-long-blooming woodland gems like …

Professional Planting Design Other / Books

Professional Planting Design

Richly illustrated with photographs and drawings, Professional Planting Design covers the basics as well as the advanced concepts of planting design including: selecting plant characteristics, types of mixed bed plantings, structuring and composing mixed beds, creating mixed palettes for seasonal variation, …

Planting Design Other / Books

Planting Design

Home gardeners with a keen interest in design, as well as professional landscape designers, will find invaluable advice in this new approach. The book focuses on the general principles behind creating successful and beautiful plant combinations in both time and space-working with perennials in the context …

The Well-Tended Perennial Garden Other / Books

The Well-Tended Perennial Garden

Planting and Pruning Techniques With more than 130,000 copies sold since its original publication, The Well-Tended Perennial Garden has proven itself to be one of the most useful tools a gardener can have. Now, in this expanded edition, theres even more to learn from and enjoy. …

How to Propagate Other / Books

How to Propagate: Techniques and Tips for Over 1000 Plants

Techniques and Tips for Over 1000 Plants | Almost all modern home gardeners run to a nursery at the start of every new growing season and stock up on perennials, maple saplings, and shrubs—but they dont have to. Propagating one’s own plants is far from a difficult gardening feat, and it can be an …

The Plant Doctor Other / Books

The Plant Doctor: A Practical Guide to Having a Healthy Garden

A Practical Guide to Having a Healthy Garden | Every spring, plant lovers around the world are faced with life-or-death questions such as: Will it be petunias or pansies? Marigolds or morning glories? Do I dare plant azaleas in the shade? Although most of us still rely on friends or dumb luck to figure …

The 5-Minute Gardener Other / Books

The 5-Minute Gardener

How to Plan, Create, and Sustain a Low-Maintenance Garden | With a little preparation and a few minutes a day, new or experienced gardeners can have a colorful flower garden and a bounty of vegetables with this fun and handy manual. Readers interested in a successful flower garden learn how to choose …

Designing with Plants Other / Books

Designing with Plants

When your new gardening bible comes with chapters entitled Birth, Life, and Death, you know youre in trouble. But be brave, turn to those chapters, and in some very practical little essays on planting, youll uncover the very down-to-earth principle from which Piet Oudolfs radical reinvention of gardening …

Encyclopedia of Hardy Plants Other / Books

Encyclopedia of Hardy Plants: Annuals, Bulbs, Herbs, Perennials, Shrubs, Trees, Vegetables, Fruits

Annuals, Bulbs, Herbs, Perennials, Shrubs, Trees, Vegetables, Fruits and Nuts | Encyclopedia of Hardy Plants provides a combination of observations, expertise and master photographs. This new book is a resource that gardeners will use again and again for its thoroughness, accessibility and reliability. …

Success with Sun-Loving Plants Other / Books

Success with Sun-Loving Plants

As gardeners become increasingly concerned with both drought and water conservation, plants that love the sun are an attractive option. From white flowering hawthorns to richly scented wisteria, they come in all shapes, colors, and sizes, with endless potential for producing stunning planting schemes. …

Steps to rose gardening success Plants / Roses

Rose

Rose gardening has its own special mystique. Few perennials or flowering shrubs give you so many wonderful blooms soon after planting or have as long a period of bloom. And, best of all, hardy roses will come back year after year. Gardeners the world over are smitten by the allure of roses, but many …

The Romantic Herb Garden Other / Books

The Romantic Herb Garden

The must-have ingredient of any garden, herbs have long been the stalwarts of the cottage garden, imparting fragrance and health as well as flavor to beds and borders. However, todays garden designers have realized that herbs can also help to shape or be a key visual element in a garden. The Romantic …

Lilium 'Lovely Girl' - Oriental Lily Plants / Bulbs

Lilium 'Lovely Girl' - Oriental Lily

Exceptionally fine, fragrant lily! Jaunty white petals sporting yellow stripes and maroon spots. Blooms in midsummer. The regal splendor of Oriental lilies gives the crowning touch to your summer garden. They carry your garden through the hot summer into balmy autumn with their magnificent blooms, which …

Lilium 'Boogie Woogie' - Oriental-Trumpet Lily Plants / Bulbs

Lilium 'Boogie Woogie' - Oriental-Trumpet Lily

Yellow with a soft pink edge These new Exclusive Orient and Trumpet Lily varieties are in a class by themselves and are a hybridizers perfect cross between the exotic Orientals and regal Trumpet Lily varieties. They are sometimes referred to as Orientpets. …