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Rain Gardens Other / Books

Rain Gardens: Bringing Water to Life in the Designed Landscape

Bringing Water to Life in the Designed Landscape | Rain gardens encompass all possible elements that can be used to capture, channel, divert and make the most of the rain and snow that fall on a property. Using the innovative and attractive approaches described here, it is possible to enhance outdoor …

Water in a Small Garden Other / Books

Water in a Small Garden

AHS Practical Guides | All the latest horticultural tips and techniques to guarantee success, this series is designed to meet the requirements of todays small garden owners, who want to enjoy gardening while making the most of their time and effort. …

Tropical Garden Design Other / Books

Tropical Garden Design

Made Wijaya, landscape designer to such high-profile gardens as those of rock icon David Bowie and the United States Ambassador in Jakarta, shares his brilliant garden designs and offers advice for both novice gardeners and professionals on creating similar results in their own backyards. Exploring Wijayas …

Orchid Grower's Companion Other / Books

Orchid Grower's Companion: Cultivation, Propagation, and Varieties

Cultivation, Propagation, and Varieties | Growing orchids is a hobby more than two millennia old, and from the beginning these beautiful flowers have enjoyed a constant and unparalleled cult status among enthusiasts. Orchid Growers Companion explains in accessible detail the natural habitat of some 400 …

John Deere Landscaping & Lawn Care Other / Books

John Deere Landscaping & Lawn Care

The Complete Guide to a Beautiful Yard Year-Round | Provides practical and accessible projects that homeowners can accomplish in a weekend. Creating a comfortable, attractive, and safe outdoor living space is an essential part of home ownership. While homeowners take great responsibility for their homes …

Zen in Your Garden Other / Books

Zen in Your Garden

Zen in Your Garden: Creating Sacred Spaces Full of colorful, striking photographs and insightful commentary this Zen gardening book is an essential guide to the most serene of Japanese traditional arts. …

Doug Welsh's Texas Garden Almanac (Month-by-Month Guide) Other / Books

Doug Welsh's Texas Garden Almanac

Think of Doug Welshs Texas Garden Almanac as a giant monthly calendar for the entire state--a practical, information-packed, month-by-month guide for gardeners and yardeners. This book provides everything you need to know about flowers and garden design; trees, shrubs, and vines; lawns; vegetable, herb, …

Hippeastrum Other / Books

Hippeastrum: The Gardener's Amaryllis

The Gardeners Amaryllis (Royal Horticultural Society/Timber Press Plant Collectors Guides Series) | The hybrids of Hippeastrum, also known by gardeners as amaryllis, have long been popular indoor plants, their flamboyant blooms bringing cheer during the dark winter months. Published in association with …

Stone Primer Other / Books

Stone Primer

Stone brings a timeless elegance to interior and exterior design. Stone is both stylish and classic. It brings solid tradition to contemporary settings and adds a flair of minimalism to traditional surroundings. An elemental substance that brings beauty and permanence wherever it is used, stone is at …

Subtropical and Dry Climate Plants Other / Books

Subtropical and Dry Climate Plants: The Definitive Practical Guide

The Definitive Practical Guide | Climate change, the need to conserve water, the desire for more exotic and dramatic plants-all of these are prompting gardeners to seek out interesting new plants that thrive in subtropical or dry climates and microclimates. This book offers expert guidance and sensible …

Landscape Operation Other / Books

Landscape Operations: Management, Methods, and Materials (3rd Edition)

Management, Methods, and Materials | An ideal guide for those just entering the landscaping field, or for those already in the business who wish to develop and strengthen their management skills, this functional book ties together the myriad facets of a landscape nursery operation by focusing on the …

Living Systems Other / Books

Living Systems: Innovative Materials and Technologies for Landscape Architecture

Innovative Materials and Technologies for Landscape Architecture | The use of innovative new materials is an important trend in landscape architecture today. These materials include biodegradable geotextiles, super-absorbent polymers, and plants that react to changing soil conditions. Water is a major …

An Encyclopedia of Cultivated Palms Other / Books

An Encyclopedia of Cultivated Palms

Cowritten by the author of the award-winning The Tropical Look, An Encyclopedia of Cultivated Palms offers a definitive account of palms that may be grown in the garden and landscape. Because palms are often underutilized as a result of their unfamiliarity - even to tropical gardeners - Robert Lee Riffle …

Rose and the Clematis Other / Books

Rose and the Clematis

Inspiration, Selection, and Practical Gudance | Author John Howells claims that the climbing rose and the clematis are natural planting companions; both have an urge to reach for the sky and the need for the same growing requirements (good, rich soil and a fair amount of water). The rose makes a softer, …

Grounds for Improvement Other / Books

Grounds for Improvement (DIY): 40 Great Landscaping & Gardening Projects (Diy Network)

Grounds for Improvement helps homeowners solve those landscaping problems and make over their outdoor space in style. Jackie Taylor and Dean Hill, hosts of DIY Network’s Grounds for Improvement, teach techniques ranging from basic landscaping to intricate hardscaping. They demonstrate how to lay sod, …

Grasses Other / Books

Grasses: Versatile Partners for Uncommon Garden Design

Versatile Partners for Uncommon Garden Design | From spring green to winter gold, the drama of grasses is nonstop. There are the striking yellow-and-green ostrich plumes of Zebra Grass. The fine-textured leaves of Blue Oat Grass. Flame Grasss dazzling red-orange leaves, Fountain Grasss coppery brushes, …

Designing California Native Gardens Other / Books

Designing California Native Gardens: The Plant Community Approach to Artful, Ecological Gardens

The Plant Community Approach to Artful, Ecological Gardens | Inspirational, practical, and easy to use, this book was created with the aim of conveying the awesome diversity and beauty of Californias native plants and demonstrating how they can be brought into ecologically sound, attractive, workable, …