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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 …

Encyclopedia of Water Garden Plants Other / Books

Encyclopedia of Water Garden Plants

Encyclopedia of Water Garden Plants is the definitive photographic reference to the full range of plants available to the water gardener. This volume includes hundreds of water garden plants often overlooked in other books, such as marginal plants, floating plants, bog plants, and submerged plants. Of …

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. …

Lavandula angustifolia 'Pink Perfume' - English Lavender Plants / Perennials

Lavandula angustifolia 'Pink Perfume' - English Lavender

Pink Perfume - Light Pink Fragrant Flowers | Lavenders have always been popular, both for their fragrant silvery foliage and the many different shades of purple in the flowers. Useful for dry, sunny spots, hedging and pots, their versatility, range and diversity keeps interest alive in these lovely shrubs. …

Crambe cordifolia - Giant Kale Plants / Perennials

Crambe cordifolia - Giant Babies Breath

Giant Babies Breath Plant | Just as the spring perennials are finishing up in the Dry Border and the Buddleias are setting their bloom, massive leaves unfold from a huge purple rootstock. Soon, clouds of tiny white flowers appear on 8 ft stems. The effect is one of a giant babys breath. The flowers are …

Gunnera manicata - Dinosaur Gunnera Plants / Perennials

Gunnera manicata - Dinosaur Gunnera

New! A plant with enormous proportions. Gunnera manicata is native to the cloud forests of the Andes. In its native habitat, individual leaves can be as much as 10 feet across, making this one of the worlds largest perennial plants. Growth is very fast compared to other plants. Gunneras are considered …

Oxalis valdiviensis 'Lucky Gold' - Shamrock Plants / Annuals

Oxalis valdiviensis 'Lucky Gold' - Shamrock

An attractive plant that can be used as a summer annual or as a shamrock pot plant for St Patricks day celebrations. The leaves are bright green and have a perfect shamrock shape with three leaflets. Multiple seedlings in a small pot will give a good effect in approx 2 months from sowing. Flowers during …

Drosera adelae - Lance-Leafed Sundew Plants / Other

Drosera adelae - Lance-Leafed Sundew

Drosera adelae (Lace-Leaf Australian Sundew Origin: Australia The tiny paddle-like hairy leaves are covered with drops of sticky goo, which trap insects that are attracted to the plant. In summer the sundews are topped with thin spikes holding small pink flowers. Sundews are winter hardy in most of the …

Instant Container Gardens Other / Books

Instant Container Gardens

Instant Container Gardens covers a revolutionary, new container garden system that will completely transform your garden. The basis for the system is a unique type of container that has holes in the sides that are large enough to accommodate mature plants. Planting through these holes, along with planting …

Sansevieria trifasciata - Snake Plant Plants / Perennials

Sansevieria trifasciata - Snake Plant

Sansevierias or as they are commonly called Snake Plants or Mother-in-laws Tongue have a rich history of folklore and new science. These plants have a rich history of cultivation. In China, it was kept as a treasured houseplant because the Eight Gods bestowed their eight virtues on those who grew them. …

Hippeastrum 'La Paz' - Amaryllis Plants / Bulbs

Hippeastrum 'La Paz' - Amaryllis

The slender, pointed upper petals are dark coral while the lower petals are greenish-white edged in dark coral. The star-shaped flower has darker midveins and a faint green throat. Cybister Amaryllis:Another new class of amaryllis, these exotic, species-type varieties are most fanciful. They are characterized …

Window Box Gardening Other / Books

Window Box Gardening

Window Box Gardening - A Practical Introduction is intended for those living in cities without much - or any - gardening space. This well-written, passionate guide introduces the plants of winter, spring and summer perfect for your first forays into window gardening. In this way, aspiring horticulturalists …

Growing Orchids in Your Garden Other / Books

Growing Orchids in Your Garden

Wherever you live in the world, you can grow orchids in your garden. From ladys slippers in boreal forests to dendrobiums hanging from tropical palms, orchids provide color and elegance unmatched by any other garden flower. Although it may sound too good to be true, many orchids are actually low-maintenance …

Geranium - Cranesbill Plants / Perennials

Geranium - Cranesbill (PPH)

Musical theatre buffs will know, but for those of you who don’t, this line comes from a song entitled June is Bustin’ Out All Over! from the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Carousel. This piece of musical history is set in Maine, USA and the song refers the stirring and thrilling arrival of summer …

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 …