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Prunus domestica 'Stanley' - plum tree Plants / Fruit woods

Prunus domestica 'Stanley' - plum tree

Stanley is one of the most tasteful and reliable varieties of plums. The fruit is sweet and juicy, though firm. Flesh is orange-yellow, skin is smooth, deep violet-blue. The fruit is excellent fresh as well as canned, high sugar content makes them ideal for drying. …

Heuchera americana 'Dale's Strain' - Coral Bells Plants / Perennials

Heuchera americana 'Dale's Strain' - Coral Bells

Rock-Geranium Dales Strain (Heuchera americana Dales Strain) Silvery, mottled evergreen foliage. tough and reliable. Greenish-white flowers. Use for shady borders and ground cover. Plant in partial or full shade. Plant 12-15 inches apart. Grows 14 tall. Hardy in zones 3-9. Hardiness Zone: 4 …

Philadelphus 'Mont Blanc' - mock orange Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Philadelphus 'Mont Blanc' - mock orange

Mock orange is a reliable and absolutely maintenance-free shrub of old European gardens. It is popular for its snow white, scented flowers. They are single on this variety and come out profusely every year in early summer. They release a heavy fragrance that can hardly be mistaken for anything else. …

Orchid Species Culture Other / Books

Orchid Species Culture: Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance

Oncidium/Odontoglossum Alliance | The immense Oncidium/Odontoglossum alliance contains some of the most popular orchids grown, including members of the genera Ada, Brassia, Cyrtochilum, Odontoglossum, Oncidium, Psychopsis, Rodriguezia, Rossioglossum, and Trichopilia. Finding reliable cultural information …

The English Roses Other / Books

The English Roses: Classic Favorites and New Selections

Classic Favorites and New Selections | Beloved for their beautiful pastel colors and their appealing fragrance, often enhanced by the hotter and more reliable summers of the U.S., English roses have been garden favorites for years. When he originated English roses, David Austin sought to combine the …

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 …

Green Roof Plants: A Resource and Planting Guide Other / Books

Green Roof Plants: A Resource and Planting Guide

In just a few years, green roofs have gone from a horticultural curiosity to a booming growth industry-primarily because the environmental benefits of extensively planted roofs are now beyond dispute, whether for industrial or governmental complexes or for private homes in urban or suburban settings. …

Buxus sempervirens 'Aureovariegata' - English box Plants / Evergreen Shrubs

Buxus sempervirens 'Aureovariegata' - English box

English box is a well-known and popular evergreen shrub, used in both town and country gardens. Unless you grow it for trimming into a certain shape it is absolutely maintenance-free and a reliable feature. Leaves of Aureovariegata have creamy-yellow margins, some of them may be completely yellow, others …

Indoor Green Other / Books

Indoor Green

Indoor Green: Living with Plants A visual ode to the transformative power of the houseplant in home décor, with practical information for arranging your own indoor green For centuries, plants have transformed interiors. Today the plant-filled home is an inspiration to every avid shelter-blog reader …

Coronilla varia - Crown Vetch Plants / Perennials

Coronilla varia - Crown Vetch

Crown Vetch (Coronnilla varia) Great for bare slopes and banks! Covers Ground Quickly and Beautifully! Crown-shaped clusters of tiny pink blooms bloom for months, and the rapidly-spreading foliage prevents soil erosion and smothers weeds! Crownvetch is one of the easiest, fastest, and most beautiful …

Rosa 'Complicata' - shrub rose Plants / Roses

Rosa 'Complicata' - shrub rose

This rose, which is probably a Canina/Gallica hybrid, has flowers about five inches across, of the most brilliant pure rose-pink, with a large boss of stamens. It is very robust, reliable and free flowering and may even be grown as a climber. It is one of the finest single roses and one of the best shrub …

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. …

Foolproof Guide to Growing Roses Other / Books

Foolproof Guide to Growing Roses

Ideal for would-be growers who were always afraid of roses, as well as for gardeners who already grow these beautiful flowers and want to learn more. Over 400 beautiful color photographs and 40 watercolor paintings. …

Vegetables, Herbs and Fruit Other / Books

Vegetables, Herbs and Fruit

Gardeners who want to grow their own vegetables, herbs and fruit will find this book a definitive reference and a remarkable value. Three expert authors combine superb illustrations with reliable information on choosing vegetables, herbs and fruit that can be cultivated to bountiful success. The information …

Rhododendron 'Azurro' (hardy hybrid) - rhododedron Plants / Evergreen Shrubs

Rhododendron 'Azurro' - rhododedron

Rhododendrons are reliable, beautifully flowering, evergreen shrubs of variable origin: S.W. China, Himalayas, Northern America, and even Europe. The original species were hybridized several times for better performance so in the 1950´s there were more than 10,000 cultivars registered, and the number …

Actinidia deliciosa 'Jenny' - kiwi Plants / Climber Plants

Actinidia deliciosa 'Jenny' - kiwi

Jenny is another self-fertile variety of kiwi. This means that it does not need a male and a female plant to produce fruit. Apart from tasty fruit it is a nice plant, too, with deep green leaves and scented flowers in June. …