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Gardening for All Seasons Other / Books

Gardening for All Seasons

Gardening for All Seasons shows both the novice and the experienced gardener how to design, grow, and maintain beautiful gardens throughout the year. The basics are all here, including garden design, color selection, working the soil, and growing houseplants. But Gardening for all Seasons also shows …

Wildflowers 2008 Other / Books

Wildflowers 2008

The welcome, reassuring sight of wildflowers brings unexpected pleasures throughout the year. Sometimes subtle, sometimes extravagant, these random, uncultivated plants turn up in meadows, forests and mountain valleys, on riverbanks and roadsides, and in parks and swamps. They blanket entire fields in …

400 Best Garden Plants Other / Books

400 Best Garden Plants: A Practical Encyclopedia of Annuals, Perennials, Bulbs, Trees and Shrubs

A Practical Encyclopedia of Annuals, Perennials, Bulbs, Trees and Shrubs | This fully comprehensive guide to the outstanding garden plants of every season should be on the book shelves of both novice gardeners and green-fingered experts. More than 425 full-color photographs illustrate detailed listings …

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 …

Climbers and Wall Plants Other / Books

Climbers and Wall Plants (Horticulture Gardener's Guides)

Horticulture Gardener s Guides | Part of the successful Horticulture Gardener s Guide series, Climbers covers all aspects of the cultivation, training and care of climbing plants of many kinds including clematis, various ivies, and more. This handy guide includes ideas for mixing and matching plants …

Pelargonium citrosum - Citrosa Geranium, Mosquito Plant Plants / Annuals

Pelargonium citrosum - Citrosa Geranium, Mosquito Plant

The Mosquito Plant is a genetically engineered geranium hybrid with a unique characteristic: it repels mosquitoes! It is easily grown as a potted patio plant, and easily enjoyed for its attractive foliage and sweet lemony scent, as well as for its mosquito repelling powers. It produces a leafy, attractive, …

Gardens in France Other / Books

Gardens in France

France s most beautiful public and private gardens open their gates to us in every season of the year: from the classical French palace gardens at Vaux-le-Vicomte down to humble domestic gardens in Normandy, from stylized Zen gardens in Provence to cactus displays on the Cote d Azur. …

The Color Encyclopedia of Daylilies Other / Books

The Color Encyclopedia of Daylilies

A vast array of daylily hybrids has been developed from only a small group of species in Hemerocallis. Hundreds of new daylilies are introduced each year, and no other book describes and illustrates so many of the hybrids in one place. The parent species are also included, but the focus is on the amazing …

Clerodendrum thomsoniae - Bleeding Heart Vine Plants / Climber Plants

Clerodendrum thomsoniae - Bleeding Heart Vine

The Bleeding Heart Vine (Clerodendrum thomsoniae) is an attractive bushy, tropical looking twining vine. Glossy dark green leaves are from 5 to 7 inches long (18 cm). It is hardy in zones 10 and 11 and in cooler areas should be grown outdoors in the summer and brought indoors during the winter. Prefers …

Dendrocalamus strictus - Iron Bamboo Plants / Grass, Grasses

Dendrocalamus strictus - Iron Bamboo

Iron Bamboo is the common name for the genus and species Dendrocalamus strictus. Native to India, it is unique in that it is thick-walled, often solid, and probably the strongest bamboo in the world. Max. Height: 60 feet; Max. Diameter: 5 inches; Min. Temperature: 25º F …

Foliage Other / Books

Foliage

Plant foliage brings drama and structure to the garden with color, shape, and texture all its own. Bright, cheerful flowers may have beauty-pageant appeal that gets noticed by passers-by, but where would all those pretty floral faces be without the stalwart presence of foliage? Every garden benefits …

Gaura lindheimeri 'The Bride' - Bride Whirling Butterfly Plants / Perennials

Bride Whirling Butterfly

Gaura The Bride forms a mat of soft foliage that contrasts beautifully with the delicate white flowers held on long thin stems. It suits natural style plantings. This makes it a good plant for a cottage garden, informal borders or flowering ground cover. Its lax growth habit makes it particularly useful …

Digitalis x mertonensis - Strawberry Foxglove Plants / Perennials

Strawberry Foxglove - Digitalis mertonensis

The Strawberry Foxglove--A True Perennial! Evergreen foliage! Year-round beauty! This unusual and brilliantly-colored perennial Foxglove is a delight in the garden in any season, for its bright green foliage remains evergreen! In late spring and early summer, abundant buds open to luscious blooms the …

Faux Florals for All Occasions Other / Books

Faux Florals for All Occasions: 35 Faux Floral Arrangements for Contemporary Living

Faux Florals for Every Occasion is a fresh approach to silk flower arranging. The author, a renowned floral designer, takes the reader beyond everyday expectations and inspires creativity with 40 sumptuous and contemporary designs. Remarkable advances have been made in the look and feel of silk flowers, …