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RHS New Gardening Other / Books

RHS New Gardening: How to Garden in a Changing Climate

How to Garden in a Changing Climate | Britain’s Royal Horticultural Society is the authoritative source for gardening expertise, and their new guide to contemporary gardening gives gardeners, from first-timers to professionals, a definitive resource for horticultural advice. …

The Ann Lovejoy Handbook of Northwest Gardening Other / Books

The Ann Lovejoy Handbook of Northwest Gardening: Natural , Sustainable, Organic

Natural, Sustainable, Organic | In this updated second edition of the popular guide, Ann Lovejoy explains how to create a gorgeous ornamental garden following the principles and techniques of organic and sustainable gardening. Emphasizing good soil prep, composting, drainage, mulching, and proper plant …

Antirrhinum braun-blanquetii - Perennial Snapdragon Plants / Perennials

Antirrhinum braun-blanquetii - Perennial Snapdragon

This wonderful plant was originally found only in Spain and Portugal. Bright yellow 3 lobed flowers, with a hint of cream will brighten up any garden in the summer sun. Its candelabra shape and naturally branching habit makes it ideal for the middle of a border or large container. It blooms all summer …

Doronicum orientale - Leopard's Bane Plants / Perennials

Leopards-bane may be used in sunny areas in any ordinary garden soil. The yellow flowers appear in May and may be cut for arrangements. The plants are shallow rooted and 18 to 30 inches tall. Planting may be done in spring or autumn. Propagation is by division after flowering, in spring, or in October. …

Paeonia tenuifolia - Fern Leaf Peony Plants / Perennials

Paeonia tenuifolia - Fern Leaf Peony

The herbaceous Peony has been cultivated in home gardens for over 600 years. Considering the beauty of the flower and the longevity of the plants, its no wonder why they have long been a perennial favorite. Peony clumps may survive for up to as long as 50 years, so it is advisable to prepare the site …

New Complete Guide to Gardening Other / Books

New Complete Guide to Gardening

If youre in the market for an all-around garden guide to get you primed for the planting season, this beautiful, well-organized book will meet all your needs. The covers floral effusion will brighten your coffee table, and inside youll find what you need to get started or to grow in your gardening. A …

Echinops ritro - Globe Thistle Plants / Perennials

Echinops ritro - Globe Thistle

Proper Name: Globe Thistle (Echinops ritro). Soft Violet-Blue Globes on Tall, Vigorous Plants! Blooms all summer! Splendid in dried arrangements! A mass of bobbing Globe Thistles, their softly-colored heads adding valuable blue color to the garden, is a spectacular sight in the summer sun! Ranging in …

Fritillaria meleagris - Guinea-Hen Flower Plants / Bulbs

Fritillaria meleagris - Guinea-Hen Flower

Very easy to grow and very easy to get to bloom. Fantastic markings on each petal gives the plant its common name, Guinea Hen Flower. It is also known as the Checkered Lily, Rattlesnake Lily, and Snakes Head Lily. The proper name for this plant of many names is Fritillaria meleagris. …

Pests and Diseases Other / Books

American Horticultural Society Pests and Diseases: The Complete Guide to Preventing, Identifying and

Is your garden troubled by cutworms or aphids? Need to know the best method for preventing the spread of viruses among your houseplants? Look no further than Pests and Diseases, the informative guide to the downside of gardening. Sooner or later, everyones roses are troubled by black spot. Or maybe you …

The Pruning Book Other / Books

The Pruning Book

It is unlikely that the basics of pruning have ever before been assembled so thoroughly or comprehensively than in Lee Reichs The Pruning Book. With clear prose and generous diagrams and photographs, he takes the angst out of pruning for the beginning or experienced gardener. Included are all the basics …

Steps to rose gardening success Plants / Roses

Rose

Rose gardening has its own special mystique. Few perennials or flowering shrubs give you so many wonderful blooms soon after planting or have as long a period of bloom. And, best of all, hardy roses will come back year after year. Gardeners the world over are smitten by the allure of roses, but many …

Proper Pruning Techniques Garden care / Garden Tools

Pruning is a vital part of plant and tree care. This task can be confusing so we developed the following guide to help you prune properly. Three basic tools suffice for most pruning jobs: shears, loppers, and a pruning saw. Keep them sharp for clean cuts; disinfect after pruning diseased material. …