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Lives of Conifers Other / Books

Lives of Conifers: A comparative account of the coniferous trees indigenous to Northeastern North Am

A comparative account of the coniferous trees indigenous to Northeastern North America | What are the lives of trees, of conifers, like?... How do seedlings establish and develop into saplings? How do some seedlings stay alive for decades, marking time in the deep shade of the forest? How do the distinctive …

Garden Spaces Other / Books

Garden Spaces: Simple Solutions for Planning and Design

Simple Solutions for Planning and Design | Award-winning garden designer George Carter presents an array of imaginative ways to transform the look of an existing garden or create an entirely new one. With his expert techniques outlined in explanatory photographs, drawings, and easy-to-follow plans its …

Garden to Vase Other / Books

Garden to Vase: Growing and Using Your Own Cut Flowers

As an accomplished gardener and professional florist, Linda Beutler offers unique insights into creating inspired floral arrangements and growing the plants that go into them. Among the topics that Beutler discusses are the philosophy of floral design; making creative use of plants youre already growing; …

Dwarf Campanulas: And Associated Genera Other / Books

Dwarf Campanulas: And Associated Genera

Campanulas have long been a gardeners favourite, their spectacular summer performance earning them a place in the herbaceous border year after year. Here their lesser-known relatives, the smaller dwarf campanulas, take centre stage. Everyone who grows campanulas will enjoy this book, finding uses for …

How to Make a Garden Other / Books

How to Make a Garden: The 7 Essential Steps for the Canadian Gardener

From Canada’s leading garden expert comes a unique and practical step-by-step guide to creating the garden of your dreams. With her inimitable charm and boundless knowledge, noted gardener and author Marjorie Harris establishes the template for creating the garden that is right for your tiny urban …

How to Divide Hostas? Plants / Perennials

Hosta lancifolia

Early Spring is the best time of year to dig your hostas up and divide them. Usa a garden fork and loosen the soil gently right around the hosta clump then gently place your fork in below the clump and lift it up give it a shake with the fork to loosen the soil. I prefer to wash the clump this serves …

How to Plant Hostas? Plants / Perennials

How to Plant Hostas?

Planting Hostas in soil: Preparation is the key to success. If you can double dig your hosta or flower bed in early autumn and leave the sods of soil intact do not walk over what you dig. Allow the frost in the winter months to break the sods down. Then in Early Spring fork over the soil and rake to …