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Annuals, Perennials, & Bulbs Other / Books

Annuals, Perennials, & Bulbs

Stunning flower gardens that bloom through the seasons depend on the artful combination of annuals, perennials, and bulbs. In this book, Anne Halpin shows you how to grow these plants and gives foolproof design techniques for any landscape. The extensive section on using color in the garden can guide …

Bulbs in Containers Other / Books

Bulbs in Containers

Fantastic color photographs and excellent writing make this an inspirational and accessible guide for specialty plant collectors, alpine and rock gardeners, and city gardeners, as well as anyone gardening in small spaces. Readers will learn about the ease and practicality of growing bulbs in containers …

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 …

400 Best Garden Plants Other / Books

400 Best Garden Plants: A Practical Encyclopedia of Annuals, Perennials, Bulbs, Trees and Shrubs

A Practical Encyclopedia of Annuals, Perennials, Bulbs, Trees and Shrubs | This fully comprehensive guide to the outstanding garden plants of every season should be on the book shelves of both novice gardeners and green-fingered experts. More than 425 full-color photographs illustrate detailed listings …

Hippeastrum 'Mambo' - Amaryllis Plants / Bulbs

Hippeastrum 'Mambo' - Amaryllis

Giant Amaryllis are easy and thrilling to grow indoors, and a great gift for a child or the home bound person. Unlike many other amaryllis bulbs on the market, our large hybrid bulbs will produce two 18-24 stems, each bearing 4 or 5 huge, long lasting flowers that are over 8 inches in diameter. Start …

Garden Bulbs for the South Other / Books

Garden Bulbs for the South

There are hundreds of choice bulbs that revel in southern warmth and humidity, and Scott Ogden profiles the best of them in this fascinating, comprehensive volume. In a series of chapters that takes us through the gardening year, Ogden introduces the plants that help to give southern gardens their distinct …

Alpine Plants Other / Books

Alpine Plants: Ecology for Gardeners

Ecology for Gardeners. Alpine Plants: Ecology for Gardeners explores ecosystems above the treeline on mountains and beyond the treeline in sub-polar regions from a gardeners perspective. It looks at the effects of geology and soils, low temperatures, precipitation, drought, and snow on the morphology …

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 …

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. …

Buried Treasures Other / Books

Buried Treasures: Finding and Growing the World's Choicest Bulbs

Finding and Growing the Worlds Choicest Bulbs | Take a few chapters from a John le Carré spy thriller, add a hefty dose of exotic travelogue, blend with one of the best books on bulb growing ever written, and youve got Buried Treasures. Since launching his first international mail-order catalog in 1991, …

Flora Other / Books

Flora: A Gardener's Encyclopedia

A Gardeners Encyclopedia | This comprehensive, beautifully illustrated encyclopedia of plants contains information on more than 20,000 plants from all around the world. Organized in an A-Z format by botanical name, the individual entries provide a detailed description of each plant and its features, …

ABCs Of Bulb Gardening Plants / Bulbs

Flowering plants that overwinter and multiply by means on fleshy stems of leaves are called bulbs. The bulbs we grow in our gardens today are native to temperate zones all over the world, the woodlands, meadows and mountains of the Mediterranean, Middle East, and North America. The Dutch have been extremely …

Crinum amoenum - Crinum Lily Plants / Perennials

Crinum amoenum - Crinum Lily

This crinum lily makes an imposing presence in the garden. Dark green strap-like leaves may be more than 3 feet long by 4 inches wide. These are held erect and arranged in a spiral rosette to form impressive clumps up to 5 feet in height by 7 feet in width. The leaves emerge from huge bulbs that may …

Making the Most of Shade Other / Books

Making the Most of Shade

A gorgeous celebration of the shade garden-featuring nearly 300 perennials, annuals, bulbs, ferns, ornamental grasses, and climbing plants that will thrive without direct sunlight. A shaded garden can be a soothing sanctuary that even the most dedicated sun worshipper can welcome on a hot summer day. …

The Well-Designed Mixed Garden Other / Books

The Well-Designed Mixed Garden: Building Beds and Borders with Trees, Shrubs, Perennials, Annuals ..

Building Beds and Borders with Trees, Shrubs, Perennials, Annuals, and Bulbs | The Well-Designed Mixed Garden is a design book with a difference. Written for gardeners who are passionate about plants of all kinds (hence the mixed garden of the title), it reflects decades of professional experience and …

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 …