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Gardening With Ornamental Grasses Other / Books

Gardening With Ornamental Grasses

Inspiring amateur gardeners and enthusiasts to undertake more in-depth projects including choosing the right grasses for planting in the shade, beautiful artistic impressions of the completed projects and a vast selection of stunning photographs provide a fascinating insight into what can be achieved …

Cortaderia selloana 'Rosea' - Pink Pampas Grass Plants / Grass, Grasses

Cortaderia selloana 'Rosea' - Pink Pampas Grass

Superb for fresh or dried arrangements! Dusty-Pink Feathers of Late-Summer Color! Fresh green foliage reaches 6 to 12 feet tall, topped by long, thick featherdusters of bloom that last for weeks! Unsurpassed for glorious texture and color in the landscape, this pink Pampas Grass is the star of any garden …

The Art and Craft of Stonescaping Other / Books

The Art and Craft of Stonescaping: Setting and Stacking Stone

Setting and Stacking Stone | All you need is a shovel, a hammer, small stones, a few feet of land, and this book: master stonemason David Reed guides motivated homeowners through every step of dry-laid stonework. Have a sloped garden? Build a beautiful retaining wall with built-in benches and flowers …

Cortaderia selloana - Pampas Grass Plants / Grass, Grasses

White Pampas Grass

Superb for fresh or dried arrangements! Dusty-Pink & White Feathers of Late-Summer Color! Fresh green foliage reaches 6 to 12 feet tall, topped by long, thick featherdusters of bloom that last for weeks! Unsurpassed for glorious texture and color in the landscape, this pink Pampas Grass is the star …

Gardens of North Carolina Other / Books

Gardens of North Carolina: A Traveler's Guide

A Travelers Guide | From the amazing North Carolina Arboretum in Asheville to the wonderous Sarah P. Duke Gardens in Durham, this full-color guide presents the beauty of tourist gardens in the Tarheel State. Explore the majestic Elizabethan Garden in Manteo. Wander the historic gardens of North Carolinas …

Aruncus dioicus - Goats Beard Plants / Perennials

Aruncus dioicus - Goats Beard

Synonyms:Aruncus sylvester, Spiraea aruncus, Spiraea paniculata. Great drifts of lacy white for summer! 5-Foot Feathery Plumes of Airy White! Looks delicate, but has a tough, vigorous nature! The secret is out--this Goats Beard is a landscaping dream! Vigorous and bold, it is ideal for the back of the …

Aruncus dioicus 'Kneiffii' - Goat's Beard Plants / Perennials

Aruncus dioicus 'Kneiffii' - Goat's Beard

Kneiffii Goats Beard (Aruncus dioicus Kneiffii) Great drifts of lacy white for summer! 2-Foot Feathery Plumes of Airy White! Looks delicate, but has a tough, vigorous nature! The secret is out--this Goats Beard is a landscaping dream! Vigorous and bold, it is ideal for the back of the border where its …

The Education Of A Gardener Other / Books

The Education Of A Gardener

Russell Page, one of the legendary gardeners and landscapers of the twentieth century, designed gardens great and small for clients throughout the world. His memoirs, born of a lifetime of sketching, designing, and working on site, are a mixture of engaging personal reminiscence, keen critical intelligence, …

Echinacea, Rudbeckia and summer grasses Plants / Other

Echinacea purpurea Magnus - purple coneflower (PPH)

‘Heat’ is a powerful sensory stimulus – look at how it is used in advertising everything from perfumes to cars. Heat equates to danger, excitement, sexual attraction. Plants can very much evoke a sense of heat too, with vivid colours setting the pulse racing. Rudbeckia and Echinacea are two prairie …

Magnolia 'Elizabeth' - Elizabeth magnolia Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Magnolia 'Elizabeth' - Elizabeth magnolia

The name of this magnolia hybrid has nothing to do with the British queen. Obviously, it does not come from the UK but the USA. And story tells the following. Quite a few decades ago – in 1957 – Evamaria Sperber planted a newly hybridized seed in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. …

Magnolia 'Yellow River' - Yellow River magnolia Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Magnolia 'Yellow River' - Yellow River magnolia

This magnolia variety has only recently been imported from China, under the name Fei Huang. It is a sensational plant with large yellow flowers. It belongs to magnolia denudata (Yulan magnolia) group, however, we have not been able to search for the exact breeding details. The Chinese probably keep it …

Magnolia 'Goldstar' - Goldstar magnolia Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Magnolia 'Goldstar' - Goldstar magnolia

Another rare magnolia is this cross between magnolia acuminata var. subcordata “Miss Honeybee” and magnolia stellata. It gained flower shape fro stellata and colour from acuminate. Goldstar has medium sized flowers with 14 narrow petals, very similar to star-shaped magnolias. The colour is a delicate …