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Rock Gardening Other / Books

Rock Gardening

Rock Gardening: Reimagining a Classic Style Rock gardening —the art of growing alpines and other miniature plants in the company of rocks in order to recreate the look of a rugged mountaintop—has been surging in popularity. Time and space constraints, chronic drought in the American West, and a trend …

Rock Garden Design and Construction Other / Books

Rock Garden Design and Construction

Few gardens can transport visitors to wild and rugged landscapes as well as rock gardens. Eye-catching rock gardens are among the most challenging — and satisfying — expressions of the gardeners craft. A true rock garden is a specialized habitat that allows the gardener to grow plants that do not …

Rock Garden Plants Other / Books

Rock Garden Plants: A Color Encyclopedia

A Color Encyclopedia | Baldassare Mineo is owner of Siskiyou Rare Plant Nursery in Medford, Oregon, one of the worlds great sources of plants for rock gardens. Mineos own photographs are supplemented with many by the renowned horticulturist Fritz Kummert. This authoritative includes rare and unusual …

Pleiospilos bolusii - Living Rock Cactus Plants / Sukulents, Cactuses

Pleiospilos bolusii - Living Rock Cactus

The genus Pleiospilos is comprised of four species and four subspecies. The genus name is derived from the greek words pleios (full) and spilos (dots), which refers to the many dots on the plants. The plants are also known as kwaggavy (Quagga mesemb), lewerplant (liver plant), lewervygie (liver mesemb), …

Festuca cinerea - Blue Fescue Plants / Grass, Grasses

Festuca cinerea - Blue Fescue

Striking ornamental forms grassy, tuft-like clumps 8 across, 8-12 high. Powder Blue Festucas foliage accents paths, rock gardens, beds and needs watering only during drought. Attractive white plumes appear in midsummer. Hardy plants multiply rapidly. Plant 8 apart. Shipped in 3 pot. Deer tend to avoid. …

Dwarf Campanulas: And Associated Genera Other / Books

Dwarf Campanulas: And Associated Genera

Campanulas have long been a gardeners favourite, their spectacular summer performance earning them a place in the herbaceous border year after year. Here their lesser-known relatives, the smaller dwarf campanulas, take centre stage. Everyone who grows campanulas will enjoy this book, finding uses for …

Fritillaria michailovskyi - Fritillary Plants / Bulbs

Fritillaria michailovskyi - Fritillary

Michaels Flower - Fritillaria michailovskyi | This species with its stunning color combination comes from Northeastern Turkey. Plant in well-drained, alkaline, deep, sandy loam amended with organic matter in full sun to light shade. For best effect, plant in clusters of 7 or 9 plants. Mulch lightly in …

Athyrium filix-femina 'Cristata' - Crested Lady Fern Plants / Ferns

Crested Lady Fern

This elegant fern fills shady, moist areas where other plants fail. In time, it will form graceful stands and provide a lush habitat for songbirds. Lacy fronds grow up to 30 long and 12-24 wide, with an interesting crested appearance. Great for ground cover, rock gardens and borders - it also makes a …

Gardening on Pavement, Tables, and Hard Surfaces Other / Books

Gardening on Pavement, Tables, and Hard Surfaces

Gardening on Pavement, Tables, and Hard Surfaces is the first book to describe how to grow garden plants directly on hard surfaces such as pavement, rocks, tables, and other impermeable platforms. Plants have known all along that they can grow on these media, and George Schenk translates this small miracle …

The Garden Succulents Primer Other / Books

The Garden Succulents Primer

Succulents and rock garden plants have become popular for their ease of cultivation, diversity of form, and striking colors. Their natural drought tolerance makes them especially useful for gardens in arid climates and water-conserving gardens. …

Hardy Gingers Other / Books

Hardy Gingers: Including Hedychium, Roscoea, and Zingiber

Including Hedychium, Roscoea, and Zingiber (Royal Horticultural Society Plant Collector Guide) | Flamboyant members of the family Zingiberaceae---including Hedychium, Curcuma, Roscoea, and Zingiber---are once again on the wanted list as people discover their intricately constructed flowers, beautiful …

A to Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants Other / Books

A to Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants

The most comprehensive, detailed, and lavishly illustrated guide to garden plants ever published, first published in 1997, has now been completely revised to include nearly 250 new plants and photos. The AHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants is an essential reference for all gardeners, from novices to …

Irises Other / Books

Irises: A Gardener's Encyclopedia

A Gardeners Encyclopedia | The most comprehensive and up-to-date encyclopedia of irises available. Irises are beloved by enthusiasts who garden in a wide variety of zones, including hot and dry, temperate, and even cold northern climates. Irises bloom in every imaginable color-revealed here in more than …

Ilex crenata 'Dwarf Pagoda' - Japanese Holly Plants / Evergreen Shrubs

Ilex crenata 'Dwarf Pagoda' - Japanese Holly

Japanase Pagoda Holly Bonsai - Ilex crenata Dwarf Pagoda A miniature variety of Japanese Holly. Stems are very short, 1 foot at most. Leaves are dark green on horizontal branches. Very compact plant. The plant is a true natural Bonsai. Also a good patio plant or house plant. Introduced by the National …