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Perennial Garden Design Other / Books

Perennial Garden Design

Perennials can form a key part of a garden s structure and are dynamic and colorful plants whose forms and textures can be used to alter moods and influence the way we respond to and use a garden. The first section of this book shows how to create garden schemes with perennials, and the second section …

Plants for Tropical Landscapes Other / Books

Plants for Tropical Landscapes: A Gardener's Guide

A Gardener s Guide | Plants for Tropical Landscapes will help you select and group plants to create a successful tropical garden tailored to your needs and tastes. Gardeners and landscapers will find this treasury of more than 500 common plants easy to use and one of the most comprehensive guides available …

Great Flowering Landscape Trees Other / Books

Great Flowering Landscape Trees

Devoted entirely to the flowering trees most recommended for home and urban landscapes, this handy encyclopedia discusses the basics—horticultural terms, botanic names, hardiness zones, and native versus exotic species—as well as each tree’s unique characteristics, such as height, spread, flower …

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 …

Waterlilies and Lotuses Other / Books

Waterlilies and Lotuses: Species, Cultivars, and New Hybrids

Species, Cultivars, and New Hybrids | In this fully updated work, Perry Slocum describes nearly 500 species and cultivars of the crowning jewels of water gardens, the waterlilies and lotuses. This book includes more than 130 of the best new hybrids introduced since the landmark Water Gardening: Water …

Creating Bonsai Landscapes Other / Books

Creating Bonsai Landscapes

18 Miniature Garden Projects - Western home and garden design has been increasingly influenced in recent years by ancient Eastern traditions. Feng shui masters are now routinely consulted by architects and interior designers, and bonsai gardening continues to fascinate and inspire. …