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Intimate Garden Other / Books

Intimate Garden

Visit ten spectacular examples of economically sized gardens in the U.S. and England that shows how any homeowner can create an oasis amidst the rush and tumble of a busy life. Brian Coleman shares inspiring examples of a wide variety of small gardens, and reveals just how relaxing a small retreat can …

The Home Orchard Other / Books

The Home Orchard

Developed especially for use by backyard orchardists, rare fruit growers, and small-scale growers, The Home Orchard offers a comprehensive look at standard growing methods, as well as some innovative practices that enthusiasts have developed in recent years, some of which are uniquely suited to the small-scale …

Landscapes for Small Spaces Other / Books

Landscapes for Small Spaces: Japanese Countryard Gardens

Japanese Countryard Gardens | Enjoy it for its sheer beauty or use it for inspiration while creating your own small landscape garden. Japanese gardening is the art of arranging plants, rocks, lanterns, and basins in an open or, as here, an enclosed space. According to the aesthetic principles long prevailing …

Designer Plant Combinations Other / Books

Designer Plant Combinations: 105 Stunning Gardens Using Six Plants or Fewer

105 Stunning Gardens Using Six Plants or Fewer | For every gardener who has hesitated over plant pairings or wondered if an array of favorite plants will work well together in the garden, Designer Plant Combinations inspires and delights with professionally designed combinations using just two to six …

The Plant Lover's Guide to Clematis Other / Books

The Plant Lover's Guide to Clematis

Clematis are the royalty of climbing plants. With their lush flowers, long season of bloom, and attractive seedheads, they are eagerly sought by almost every gardener in the temperate world. The Plant Lover’s Guide to Clematis by clematis expert Linda Beutler includes information on using the plants …

Houseplants From A to Z Other / Books

Houseplants From A to Z (Compass Guides)

This heavily illustrated handbook shows and tells plant lovers virtually everything they need to know in order to maintain house plants that bring life and color to indoor spaces. Here are single-page profiles of approximately 200 house plants, some especially desirable for their beautiful and often …

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 …

Window Box Gardening Other / Books

Window Box Gardening

Window Box Gardening - A Practical Introduction is intended for those living in cities without much - or any - gardening space. This well-written, passionate guide introduces the plants of winter, spring and summer perfect for your first forays into window gardening. In this way, aspiring horticulturalists …

Quick & Easy Handmade Garden Furniture Other / Books

Quick & Easy Handmade Garden Furniture

With the right furnishings and accessories, your back yard and garden will be the most enjoyable part of your home--a haven in which you can truly unwind, entertain, and, of course, cultivate your plants. Philip and Kate Haxell Have created a diverse range of garden furniture from a New England-x wooden …

Hibiscus Other / Books

Hibiscus

While the flamboyant blooms of hibiscus conjure up images of the tropics, there are today many new hybrids that flourish in subtropical and even temperate climates. And indeed, in cooler climates hibiscus grown in containers will do well all summer long and then move indoors to bring sunny color and …

Garden Design Solutions Other / Books

Garden Design Solutions

Garden Design Solutions: Ideas for Outdoor Spaces Award-winning garden designer Stephen Woodhams demonstrates how to make the most of any outside space, whether it is a typical urban garden, exposed roof terrace or shady courtyard. Drawing on his many years of experience designing gardens of all sizes …

Aloysia triphylla - Lemon Verbena Plants / Perennials

Aloysia triphylla - Lemon Verbena

Lemon Verbena is a shrub that grows to a height of 2-4 feet in most of the US. In very hot climates it grows much taller. It has a woody trunk and branches with tender stems holding long pointed leaves. Small, pale mauve flowers are produced from summer to autumn. Leaves have a strong lemon fragrance …

Air Plant Care and Design Other / Books

Air Plant Care and Design

Air Plant Care and Design: Tips and Creative Ideas for the Worlds Easiest Plants Air plants, also known as tillandsia, are some of the easiest plants to grow, which helps explain why they’re popping up in stores across the country and appearing in magazines, on blogs, and all over Pinterest. The amazing …

Creating Your Own Japanese Garden Other / Books

Creating Your Own Japanese Garden

The strong horizontals of bamboo reflected in a dark circle of water; the rhythmic clap of the deer scarer; the contemplative beauty of waves created in sand: combinations of nature and art that soothe and uplift the spirit. Your vision of a Japanese garden need not be confined to Japan. Here is a fully …