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Practical Science for Gardeners Other / Books

Practical Science for Gardeners

Informative and entertaining, this book will stimulate experimentation and encourage gardeners to review and improve their current gardening practices. Once gardeners learn how plants are constructed, it is easier to envision how they ll grow and flourish. An understanding of the structure behind good, …

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 …

Natural Gardening the Traditional Way Other / Books

Natural Gardening the Traditional Way: Timeless Techniques for the Ecological Gardener

Timeless Techniques for the Ecological Gardener | Gardener s through the centuries have built up a marvellous amount of shared gardening knowledge - how best to nourish the soil, ingenious ways with irrigation, propagation and grafting, and the most effective control of pests and diseases. …

Hydrangeas Other / Books

Hydrangeas

Hydrangeas are one of the most popular flowering shrubs in the world. With many species native to North America and dozens of hardy hybrids developed over the years, there is an overwhelming range of plants to choose from. Here is practical, expert advice for the American gardener looking to add brilliant …

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.) …

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 …

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 don t have to. Propagating one’s own plants is far from a difficult gardening feat, and it can be an …

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. …

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 …

Conifers Other / Books

Conifers

Conifers: An Illustrated Guide to Varieties, Cultivation and Care, with Step-by-Step Instructions and Over 160 Beautiful Photographs Mainly evergreen, tough and hardy, conifers give year-round pleasure and provide superb backdrops to your planting. All you need to know at a glance, this handy and superbly …

Hostas (Gardener's Guide to Growing Series) Other / Books

Hostas

As most gardeners have had the pleasure to discover, there is a hosta for almost every garden situation. The Gardeners Guide to Growing Hostas is a beautiful, practical guide for both gardeners and collectors by one of the worlds leading hosta growers. It features essential advice on cultivation, propagation, …

Great Flowering Landscape Shrubs Other / Books

Great Flowering Landscape Shrubs

Their Identification, Ornamental Characteristics, Culture, Propagation and Uses | With stunning color photos throughout, this gardening guide describes more than 50 types of the best flowering shrubs and details their use in home landscaping. Shrubs are arranged by genus, separated into deciduous flowering …

Heucheras and Heucherellas Other / Books

Heucheras and Heucherellas: Coral Bells and Foamy Bells

Coral Bells and Foamy Bells | Few perennials have undergone as dramatic a makeover as heucheras (coral bells) and their hybrids with tiarellas (foamflowers), the heucherellas (foamy bells). Drawn mainly from diminutive forest-dwelling species with small white flowers and unremarkable foliage, these woodlanders …

Brugmansia and Datura Other / Books

Brugmansia and Datura: Angel's Trumpets and Thorn Apples

Angel s Trumpets and Thorn Apples | Stately Angel s Trumpets -- Brugmansia -- are spectacular plants, growing like small trees and living for several years. Datura, sometimes called Thorn Apples, are mostly annuals and are cultivated like summer flowers. The impressive bell flowers of both varieties …

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, …

McGee & Stuckey's Bountiful Container Other / Books

McGee & Stuckey's Bountiful Container

Create Container Gardens of Vegetables, Herbs, Fruits, and Edible Flowers | With few exceptions-such as corn and pumpkins-everything edible that s grown in a traditional garden can be raised in a container. And with only one exception-watering-container gardening is a whole lot easier. Beginning with …