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Gardens of North Carolina Other / Books

Gardens of North Carolina: A Traveler's Guide

A Traveler s Guide | From the amazing North Carolina Arboretum in Asheville to the wonderous Sarah P. Duke Gardens in Durham, this full-color guide presents the beauty of tourist gardens in the Tarheel State. Explore the majestic Elizabethan Garden in Manteo. Wander the historic gardens of North Carolina …

Plant Exploration for Longwood Gardens Other / Books

Plant Exploration for Longwood Gardens

Longwood Gardens of Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, enjoys a long and distinguished tradition of plant exploration and introduction, dating back to the foundation of its arboretum in 1798. Since the 1950s, 50 such plant-hunting expeditions have taken place on six continents and in some 50 countries. These …

Ilex crenata 'Dwarf Pagoda' - Japanese Holly Plants / Evergreen Shrubs

Ilex crenata 'Dwarf Pagoda' - Japanese Holly

Japanase Pagoda Holly Bonsai - Ilex crenata Dwarf Pagoda A miniature variety of Japanese Holly. Stems are very short, 1 foot at most. Leaves are dark green on horizontal branches. Very compact plant. The plant is a true natural Bonsai. Also a good patio plant or house plant. Introduced by the National …

Magnolia 'Betty' - girl magnolia Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Magnolia 'Betty' - girl magnolia

In 1955 and 1956 several crosses between m.liliflora and m.stellata were made at the U.S. National Arboretum by William F. Kosar and Dr. Francis de Vos. These selections bloom two-four weeks later than other spring blooming magnolias, reducing the possibility of frost damage to minimum. Betty’s flowers …

Amelanchier arborea 'Robin Hill' - downy serviceberry Plants / Deciduous Trees

Amelanchier arborea 'Robin Hill' - downy serviceberry

Juneberry and downy serviceberry species are popular shrubs and trees that are celebrating their renaissance at the beginning of the new millennium. They belong to both ornamental plants as well as fruit trees which is why they are regaining interest. They are very easy to grow and can cope even with …

Magnolia 'Susan' - girl magnolia Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Magnolia 'Susan' - girl magnolia

In 1955 and 1956 several crosses between Magnolia liliflora and Magnolia stellata were made at the U.S. National Arboretum by William F. Kosar and Dr. Francis de Vos. These selections bloom two-four weeks later than other spring blooming magnolias, reducing the possibility of frost damage to minimum. …

New Garden Design Inspiring Private Paradises Other / Books

New Garden Design Inspiring Private Paradises

From vegetable and succulent gardens to sculpture and rose gardens to mountain and waterfront gardens, New Garden Design covers a range of interpretations incorporating walls, fountains, pavilions, canals, pools, terraces and groves in unexpected ways. The resulting new garden is a pleasure garden vested …