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Orchid Growing Other / Books

Orchid Growing

In the world of exotic plants, orchids hold a reputation as the divas of the floral species. They are mostly considered as fussy, difficult to grow plants and, on top of everything, very expensive. However, there are several types of orchids that you can easily grow in your own garden or windowsill. …

Palms Won't Grow Here and Other Myths Other / Books

Palms Won't Grow Here and Other Myths

Warm-Climate Plants for Cooler Areas | Palms that grow in Canada? Bananas that overwinter in Michigan? How about southern crape myrtles that flower in Birmingham, England, instead of Birmingham, Alabama? Although the voice of authority — and nursery labels — might say, You can t grow those plants …

Echeveria - Blue Mexican Rose Plants / Sukulents, Cactuses

Echeveria - Blue Mexican Rose

Echeverias are succulent type plants (similar to cactus) that are extremely easy to grow. Like cactus they prefer sun and a thorough watering when dry. The flowers are spectacular. They are native to Mexico and make easy to grow house plants. …

Houseplants and How to Grow Them Other / Books

Houseplants and How to Grow Them

Houseplants and How to Grow Them: Easy Tips to Grow Healthy, Beautiful Plants Houseplants can be a challenge when you have poor conditions (poor lighting, freezing windows in winter, humidity levels that match the Sahara Desert’s, destructive toddlers, cats that use flowerpots as a litter box, etc.) …

Garden Plants for Mediterranean Climates Other / Books

Garden Plants for Mediterranean Climates

A lavish guide to planning, planting, and maintaining a Mediterranean garden, featuring an A-Z of more than 1,000 plants and 500 color photos. No image of the Mediterranean is complete without flowering climbers, colorful shrubs, or lush gardens. Now you can enjoy Mediterranean plants in your own garden. …

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 …

Alpine Plants of Europe Other / Books

Alpine Plants of Europe: A Gardener's Guide

A Gardener s Guide | With this reference gardeners can successfully replicate alpine plants native conditions, allowing them to grow such choice alpines as gentians, daphnes, and Dianthus. Dramatic photographs and descriptions take readers through the Pyrenees, Alps, Balkans, and Carpathians to capture …

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 …

Armitage's Native Plants for North American Gardens Other / Books

Armitage's Native Plants for North American Gardens

The popularity of native North American plants has soared in recent years, for many good reasons. Whatever draws you to native plants, you ll find no better or more authoritative guide than Allan Armitage. Widely acknowledged as one of the world s foremost horticulturists, Armitage describes more than …

Dianthus caryophyllus 'King of the Blacks' - Carnation Plants / Perennials

Dianthus caryophyllus 'King of the Blacks' - Carnation

Black flowers become more popular each day. They do combine dramatically to make unusually beautiful cut flower arrangements. The strong stemmed plants are bushy and grow to 20, bearing lots of medium size, rich darkest purple, well scented blooms. Hardy in zones 5-10. Elsewhere grow as an annual. …

Complete Roses Other / Books

Complete Roses: Featuring 100 Easy-Growing Favorites

Featuring 100 Easy-Growing Favorites | Complete Guide to Roses is ideal for would-be gardeners who were always afraid to grow roses, as well as for gardeners who already grow these lovely flowers and want to learn more about them. This comprehensive book takes all the mystery out of growing these plants, …

Growing Carnivorous Plants Other / Books

Growing Carnivorous Plants

For centuries, carnivorous plants have carried an air of fascination and mystique unparalleled in the plant world. Growing Carnivorous Plants is a comprehensive guide to identifying and cultivating these remarkable plants. From the well-known Venus flytrap to obscure African sundews, from the giant pitcher …

Landscaping With Tropical Plants Other / Books

Landscaping With Tropical Plants (Sunset Series)

Sunset Series | Imagine the lush possibilities. In one volume with over 200 photographs, readers will discover how to grow an entire spectrum of exciting new plants in their home gardens. This book reveals the types of tropical plants that are right for your site, no matter what your climate. In addition, …

Iberis sempervirens - Evergreen Candytuft Plants / Perennials

Iberis sempervirens - Evergreen Candytuft

Candytuft White (Iberis sempervirens) | Free-flowering and spreading! Mounds of Snow on Low-Growing, Evergreen Plants! Each 6-inch plant is awash in white blooms all spring! Long-lived and easy to grow! Few evergreen perennials boast the flower power of this vigorous little plant! Every spring, these …

Gardening on Pavement, Tables, and Hard Surfaces Other / Books

Gardening on Pavement, Tables, and Hard Surfaces

Gardening on Pavement, Tables, and Hard Surfaces is the first book to describe how to grow garden plants directly on hard surfaces such as pavement, rocks, tables, and other impermeable platforms. Plants have known all along that they can grow on these media, and George Schenk translates this small miracle …