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Landscaping With Fruit Other / Books

Landscaping With Fruit: Strawberry ground covers, blueberry hedges, grape arbors ...

Strawberry ground covers, blueberry hedges, grape arbors, and 39 other luscious fruits to make your yard an edible paradise Fruit trees, shrubs, and vines are true two-for-one plants. Many varieties are strikingly beautiful — well suited to doing double duty as delicious sources of sweet, organic fruit …

Actinidia chinensis - Kiwi Fruit Plants / Climber Plants

Actinidia chinensis - Kiwi Fruit

The Hardy Kiwi, are native to the mountains and hills of southwestern China where they grow wild in trees and on bushes. The Hardy Kiwi was introduced to the United Kingdom, Europe, United States, and New Zealand between 1900 to 1910 from China. Commercial plantings were made in New Zealand about 1930 …

Actinidia deliciosa 'Jenny' - kiwi Plants / Climber Plants

Actinidia deliciosa 'Jenny' - kiwi

Jenny is another self-fertile variety of kiwi. This means that it does not need a male and a female plant to produce fruit. Apart from tasty fruit it is a nice plant, too, with deep green leaves and scented flowers in June. …

Ochna serrulata - Mickey Mouse Plant Plants / Tropical and Subtropical Plants

Ochna serrulata - Mickey Mouse Plant

The Mickey Mouse Plant, Ochna serrulata, is a well known garden shrub that grows to about 9 feet high. Originally a native of southern Africa, Ochna has small, single yellow flowers that bloom in late spring to summer. A useful garden plant, in cooler regions it can also be grown as a patio plant, outside …

Actinidia arguta 'Issai' - mini-kiwi Plants / Climber Plants

Actinidia arguta 'Issai' - mini-kiwi

Issai is a self-fertile variety of the so-called mini-kiwi. This means that unlike the species it does not need a male and a female plant to produce fruit. Apart from tasty fruit it is a nice plant, too, with deep green leaves and scented flowers in June. …

Garden to Vase Other / Books

Garden to Vase: Growing and Using Your Own Cut Flowers

As an accomplished gardener and professional florist, Linda Beutler offers unique insights into creating inspired floral arrangements and growing the plants that go into them. Among the topics that Beutler discusses are the philosophy of floral design; making creative use of plants you re already growing; …

Ficus carica 'Bornholm´s Diamond' - fig tree Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Ficus carica 'Bornholm´s Diamond' - fig tree

Another hardy fig that can grow and even fruit in our climate (zone 6) is called Bornholm’s Diamond (Bornholms Diamant). Its name and characteristics were derived from a Swedish variety called Bornholm bred on on island of the same name. This one is more tolerant of damp weather which makes it suitable …

Actinidia arguta 'Issai' - mini-kiwi Plants / Fruit woods

Actinidia arguta 'Issai' - mini-kiwi

Issai is a self-fertile variety of the so-called mini-kiwi. This means that unlike the species it does not need a male and a female plant to produce fruit. Apart from tasty fruit it is a nice plant, too, with deep green leaves and scented flowers in June …

Tropical Ornamentals Other / Books

Tropical Ornamentals : A Guide

This guide covers more than 400 of the most commonly cultivated ornamental plants found in the tropics, identified and beautifully photographed by an expert in tropical botany. …

Flora Other / Books

Flora: A Gardener's Encyclopedia

A Gardener s 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, …

Grafting and Budding Other / Books

Grafting and Budding

Grafting and Budding: A Practical Guide for Fruit and Nut Plants and Ornamentals (Landlinks Press) Covers all methods for grafting and budding Gives detailed step-by-step instructions Clearly illustrated with photographs and line drawings …

Natural Florida Landscaping Other / Books

Natural Florida Landscaping

As Florida is developed the native flora is often replaced with non-native plants. Wildlife habitat is reduced, water, fertilizer and pesticide usage increases, and the appearance of Florida is altered. But you can help reduce the damage being done to our ecosystems by viewing your yard as part of the …

Complete Indoor Plants Other / Books

Complete Indoor Plants

Grow a garden inside! Houseplants bring life and color to any room, and with the right care you can successfully cultivate everything from succulents and bonsai to foliage, flowers, and fruit. This indispensable manual is a complete guide to indoor gardening, with advice on choosing the right plants …

Dirr's Trees and Shrubs for Warm Climates Other / Books

Dirr's Trees and Shrubs for Warm Climates

An Illustrated Encyclopedia | Following the phenomenal success of Dirr s Hardy Trees and Shrubs, written for gardeners in the climates of USDA zones 3–6, this companion volume is a superlative photographic encyclopedia of trees, shrubs, and vines for warm temperate zones. In North America, these areas …