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Success with Roses Other / Books

Success with Roses

Few ornamental plants match roses for sheer majesty, but success in growing these garden beauties isn’t assured. Expert advice can make a real difference, and here is essential information for growing all kinds of roses—as ground cover or hedges, in gardens large and small, in containers, and even …

Plant Protection Other / Books

Plant Protection: Managing Greenhouse Insect and Mite Pests

Managing Greenhouse Insect and Mite Pests | This introduction to the basics of managing insects in a greenhouse environment discusses insect and mite feeding behaviors while offering excellent descriptions and photographs of several economically significant pests, including whiteflies, thrips, and leafminers. …

Buddleja x weyeriana 'Honeycomb' - Butterfly Bush Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Buddleja x weyeriana 'Honeycomb' - Butterfly Bush

Honeycomb Butterfly Bush - Buddleia x weyeriana Family: Loganiacead (Buddle-ia: after Adam Buddle, English botanist) They re fragrant, colorful and they attract butterflies. Bold, long blooming flowers. Treat them like a perennial in the north; cut them back heavily in the spring for better flowering. …

Acanthus mollis - bear´s breeches Plants / Perennials

Acanthus mollis - bear´s breeches

Bear’s breeches is a unique perennial with large, architectural leaves. They are deep green and extremely glossy. Strong plants make long, erect stems with pinkish flowers at the end of summer. It is evergreen in milder parts of Europe. …

The World of Phlox Other / Books

The World of Phlox

The World of Phlox: The Complete Growing Guide: How to Grow and Take Care of Perennial Phlox (Garden Phlox and Creeping Phlox) The World of Phlox is a complete growing guide for beginners and amateur gardeners. Phlox is one of the best flowers for any flower garden - extremely beautiful and easy-care. …

Origanum vulgar - Oregano Plants / Herbs and Spices

Origanum vulgar - Oregano

Italian Oregano - Origanum vulgare So Pretty You Hate to Cut It! (but oh, the flavor!) A fine edible ornamental! Italian Oregano is a treat for the senses. The fragrance will start your mouth watering, while the red-flushed green leaves and purple-brown stems, even when not topped with clusters of lavender-pink …

Gardener's Guide to the Pepper Other / Books

Gardener's Guide to the Pepper

Gardener s Guide to the Pepper: A Guide Book for Planting, Growing and Harvesting Peppers (Gardener s Guide to Growing Your Vegetable Garden) (Volume 11) Growing peppers fresh in the garden creates a wonderful taste treat for the gardener. Green peppers or hot peppers are not hard to grow. Sweet peppers …

Jasminum officinale - Poet's Jasmine Plants / Climber Plants

Jasminum officinale - Poet's Jasmine

Light: Bright light with some direct sunlight each day in eastern or western exposure. Watering: Keep soil moist as Jasmine can easily wilt. When growth slows in winter, hold back on watering a bit more. Temperature: Jasminum officinale var. grandiflorum blooms best with a cool night temperature. …

Gladiolus 'Can-Can' - Gladiolia Plants / Bulbs

Can-Can Super Gladiolus

Can-Can: Light yellow with a rose edge. Prized for large bouquets, stately gladioli (yes, that s the accepted plural form, and much more graceful than the alternatives) offer an enormous color range, including the most delicate pastels, bold hues and almost unimaginable bi-colors. Their sword-like foliage …

Bamboo for Gardens Other / Books

Bamboo for Gardens

Bamboos evoke an exotic atmosphere wherever they are used? unfortunately, they are too often kept out of our gardens for fear of their invasive qualities or lack of hardiness. In truth, these elegant grasses, encompassing both woody and herbaceous forms, can achieve dramatic yet restrained effects in …