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Ginkgo biloba - Maidenhair Tree Plants / Conifers

Ginkgo Biloba

Unusually shaped foliage accents gray-brown bark. Grows slowly to a mature height of 40-70 ft. with massive branches and a 25-40 ft. spread. Ginkgo Biloba withstands city pollution and is rarely bothered by pests or disease. …

Gardening with Good Bugs Other / Books

Gardening with Good Bugs

Aiding readers in distinguishing between bugs that are beneficial to a garden’s health and those that are harmful and disruptive, this guidebook will help gardeners reduce and eliminate insects without using chemical pesticides. With expert horticulture tips—from cultivating plants that attract helpful …

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 …

The Wildlife Gardener's Guide Other / Books

The Wildlife Gardener's Guide

Brooklyn Botanic Garden All-Region Guide) | If you can own only one book on attracting wildlife to your garden, this is it. Unlike other volumes, which offer only generalities like “reduce the size of your lawn,” this concise manual provides ten specific projects and countless tips for transforming …

Secrets of Companion Planting Other / Books

Secrets of Companion Planting: Plants That Help, Plants That Hurt

Plants That Help, Plants That Hurt | Transform a messy, tangled garden into a lush, productive retreat with this simple yet thorough handbook. The basics of companion gardening can be easily integrated into one’s gardening style using the nurturing power of Mother Nature and taking fundamental principles …

Timber Press Pocket Guide to Ground Covers Other / Books

Timber Press Pocket Guide to Ground Covers

Weary of plain green turf grasses, boring brown wood chips, and high-maintenance yards, creative gardeners and homeowners are turning to colorful, reliable ground covers. Through their versatility and ease of maintenance, these plants substantially increase our enjoyment of the landscape while simultaneously …

x Cornus 'Rutgan®' - STELLAR PINK® dogwood Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

x Cornus 'Rutgan®' - STELLAR PINK® dogwood

STELLAR PINK® | Stellar Pink® is another beautiful cross coming from hybridization of flowering dogwood and Japanese dogwood. It was the answer to the so-called dogwood decline in the USA caused by the anthracnose epidemic in the last decades of 20th century. This variety, same as a number of others, …

x Cornus 'KN30-8' VENUS® - dogwood Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

x Cornus 'KN30-8' VENUS® - dogwood

This dogwood comes from an interspecific hybridization of Japanese dogwood and cornus nuttallii. Dr. Elwin R.Orton from the Rutgers University of New Jersey, USA was the man behind this work that began in 1983 and 20 years later he was able to have his superb plant patented under patent number PP16309. …

Prunus serrulata 'Kanzan' - Japanese Flowering Cherry Plants / Deciduous Trees

Prunus serrulata 'Kanzan' - Japanese Flowering Cherry

This is one of the most popular and hardiest ornamental cherry trees available. A vigorous deciduous small to medium-sized tree with an upright habit when young and wider canopy when older. In spring the tree is laden with large double, purplish-pink showy flowers shortly before the bronze foliage appears. …

Growing Green Other / Books

Growing Green: Animal-Free Organic Techniques

Growing Green: Animal-Free Organic Techniques is an essential guide about organic growing and is perfect for absolute beginners as well as experienced professionals. This book introduces the concept of stockfree-organic and shows, through case studies, that when growers abandon the use of slaughterhouse …

Gaia's Garden - Second Edition Other / Books

Gaia's Garden, Second Edition

A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture Reclaiming Domesticity from a Consumer Culture The first edition of Gaia’s Garden sparked the imagination of America’s home gardeners, introducing permaculture’s central message: Working with Nature, not against her, results in more beautiful, abundant, and forgiving …

Iris 'Napoleone' - bearded iris Plants / Bulbs

Iris 'Napoleone' - bearded iris

Napoleone is an outstanding bearded iris variety with extraordinary large flowers. They are velvet-like, deep purple red, with golden brown shades towards the throat. The beard is yellow at the top and burgundy red at the bottom. Sword-like leaves are deciduous, pale green. Flowering stalks are sturdy, …

The Informed Gardener Other / Books

The Informed Gardener

In this introduction to sustainable landscaping practices, Linda Chalker-Scott addresses the most common myths and misconceptions that plague home gardeners and horticultural professionals. Chalker-Scott offers invaluable advice to gardeners gardeners who have wondered: …

Magnolia campbellii 'Lanarth' - magnolia Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Magnolia campbellii 'Lanarth' - magnolia

Lanarth is another breathtaking rare magnolia. It belongs to campbelli group which originated in Nepal and India. Its full name is Magnolia campbellii subsp. mollicomata Lanarth. This one, however, comes from Yunnan Province in China, where it was raised from a seed in 1924 by a famous collector George …