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Gypsophila paniculata - Baby's Breath Plants / Perennials

Gypsophila paniculata - Baby's Breath

Not just for bouquets--Babys Breath is stunning in the garden, too! A Cloud of Snowy White! Long-lived and easy to care for, these plants greet summer with thousands of blooms! A permanent, gloriously beautiful source of white blooms for enjoying in the garden and the vase! Each no bigger than a pencil …

Alnus rhombifolia - Alder Shade Plants / Deciduous Trees

White Alder Shade Tree

Very fast growing to 50 to 75 feet or clip to shape. Wide spreading. Very tolerant of heat and wind. Likes a very consistent source of water. Would make a good lawn tree, or planted near or around rivers or streams. Hardy to about -10 to -20°sF. …

1001 Perennials Other / Books

1001 Perennials

The something-for-everyone source for the best, hardy herbaceous perennials for house and garden. Gardeners will rely on its authoritative information, including details on each plants availability, cultivation, and propagation; planning and design; and diseases and pests. It could be the most valuable …

Bambusa arundinacea - Thorny Bamboo Plants / Grass, Grasses

Bambusa arundinacea - Thorny Bamboo

From South China, this tall 100 bamboo is a large, lush ornamental but also is used in the tropics as a timber source and for paper pulp. The young stem sprouts are edible. Must be kept quite warm. Lives up to its name by creating an impenetrable wall of long hooked thorny branches. Once established …

Maples of the World Other / Books

Maples of the World

International experts worked for nearly two decades to produce this greatest single source of information on maples. Every known maple is described, including growth habit, distribution, hardiness, and autumn color, as well as useful information on culture, propagation, and pests and diseases. …

The Hillier Manual of Trees and Shrubs Other / Books

The Hillier Manual of Trees and Shrubs (Hillier Gardener's Guide)

This book has sold over 200,000 copies and this latest edition features nearly 1000 new plant entries, as well as a complete update of Royal Horticultural Society Awards of Garden Merit. It is an erudite source of information as well as a handy look-up companion for every gardener. …

Gardener's Directory of Shrubs & Climbers Other / Books

Gardener's Directory of Shrubs & Climbers

A practical guide to choosing the best shrubs and climbers, with over 250 stunning plant portraits | The book provides a wonderful visual reference source for choosing the best shrubs and climbers. Alphabetically organized, the guide serves as a quick reference for the best shrubs and climbers to grow …

Geert Pattyn: Masterflorist Other / Books

Geert Pattyn: Masterflorist

Geert Pattyn, one of the most renowned floral designers in Belgium, has a very natural and personal style. In this brand-new monograph, Pattyn is introduced in his natural surroundings. His own home and garden are his source of inspiration and provide a canvas for decorating. Surprising, alluring and …

Best Groundcovers and Vines for the Prairies Other / Books

Best Groundcovers and Vines for the Prairies

This is a long-needed reference book and it couldnt have come from a more knowledgeable and reliable source. Everyone involved in creating gardens in this climate should have this book in their collection. -Wendy Mackie, former Director of Assiniboine Park Conservatory in Winnipeg Groundcovers and vines …

Trees for the Small Garden Other / Books

Trees for the Small Garden

Much more than just another tree encyclopedia, Trees for the Small Garden is a careful selection of the 100 best trees for use in small temperate gardens. Each entry includes lavish photographs and clear information about growth rate, care requirements, and seasonal interest. An extensive, illustrated …

Clematis Other / Books

Clematis: The Complete Guide

The Complete Guide | Clematis have been cultivated in gardens for more than four centuries, their enduring appeal being owed to the rich diversity of color, foliage type, size, and habitat that they offer. This comprehensive guide is all one needs to make the most of the versatility and charm of this …

A Celebration of Clematis Other / Books

A Celebration of Clematis: From the Gardens of Chalk Hill Nursery

From the Gardens of Chalk Hill Nursery | Clematis, a type of flowering vine, is a favorite with flower-lovers due to its bright blues, purples, and magentas as well as its huge variety of shapes, hues, and blooming seasons. Chalk Hill Farms in Healdsburg, CA, grows over 80 varieties of premium clematis …

Tree Ferns Other / Books

Tree Ferns

Tree ferns in the landscape command the attention of both devoted gardeners and casual passersby. Their stately form resembles that of the palm tree and evokes a feeling of the quintessentially exotic. This volume is the source for information on the living tree ferns. It surveys families, genera, and …

Gardens in France Other / Books

Gardens in France

Frances 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 dAzur. …

Cacti and Succulents Other / Books

Cacti and Succulents

An Illustrated Guide to the Plants and their Cultivation (Crowood Aviation S.) | An essential guide to cacti and other succulents, featuring 420 color photos and a wealth of information on the plants and their cultivation. Beautifully illustrated and highly accessible, this guide is both an instructive …

Palms and Cycads Other / Books

Palms and Cycads: A Complete Guide to Selecting, Growing and Propagating

A Complete Guide to Selecting, Growing and Propagating | Providing comprehensive information on care and cultivation, as well as sound advice on determining perfect plant location, this reference profiles 99 palm and 17 cycad species. Plantlovers looking to add a tropical accent to the garden or wanting …

Ferns for American Gardens Other / Books

Ferns for American Gardens

Timber Press is proud to add John Mickels classic Ferns for American Gardens to its catalog. Unusual in its specific focus on cold-hardy ferns, the volume is based on Mickels personal experience as a scientist and curator of ferns at the New York Botanical Garden as well as his years as a home gardener. …