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The Classic Cattleyas Other / Books

The Classic Cattleyas

In 1818, William Cattley succeeded in flowering one of the first species of the genus that would bear his name. These first cattleyas are the classic cattleyas, whose form defined the essence of tropical orchids for generations to come. Indeed, the color of their flowers became known as orchid. In this …

Hydrangeas Other / Books

Hydrangeas: A Gardener's Guide

A Gardener s Guide | Beautifully illustrated with over 130 color photographs, this new, revised edition of the classic text on hydrangeas shows the enormous possibilities offered by the plants, describing 20 new cultivars not in the original edition. …

How to Make a Wildlife Garden Other / Books

How to Make a Wildlife Garden

In this revised and updated version of the classic How to Make a Wildlife Garden, professional environmentalist Chris Baines shows how you can transform your garden into a rich wildlife haven. …

Classic Bonsai of Japan Other / Books

Classic Bonsai of Japan

Enter the fascinating world of bonsai, the centuries-old gardening art form of cultivating trees as potted plants. Refined to a high art in Japan, bonsai offers not only the familiar gardening delights but also, at its highest levels, a philosophical and aesthetic communion with nature. …

The American Woodland Garden Other / Books

The American Woodland Garden: Capturing the Spirit of the Deciduous Forest

Capturing the Spirit of the Deciduous Forest | North America s eastern half, roughly from the Midwest to the Atlantic, was once a great deciduous forest. Although centuries of human intervention have cleared much of the land, the timeless forest remains in the spirit of the place. Today, even the shortest …

The Inward Garden Other / Books

The Inward Garden

Creating a Place of Beauty and Meaning | Julie Moir Messervy has written a classic garden book. Deeply literate and beautifully written, The Inward Garden gives the reader a process for designing one s dream garden. Based on garden archtypes: the sea, the cave, the harbor, the promitory, the island, …

The American Woodland Garden Other / Books

The American Woodland Garden: Capturing the Spirit of the Deciduous Forest

Capturing the Spirit of the Deciduous Forest | North America s eastern half, roughly from the Midwest to the Atlantic, was once a great deciduous forest. Although centuries of human intervention have cleared much of the land, the timeless forest remains in the spirit of the place. Today, even the shortest …

Rock Gardening Other / Books

Rock Gardening

Rock Gardening: Reimagining a Classic Style Rock gardening —the art of growing alpines and other miniature plants in the company of rocks in order to recreate the look of a rugged mountaintop—has been surging in popularity. Time and space constraints, chronic drought in the American West, and a trend …

William Robinson Other / Books

William Robinson: The Wild Gardener

The Wild Gardener | Like his contemporary Gertrude Jekyll, William Robinson made enormous contributions to the world of gardening. More than any other gardener, he was responsible for sweeping out the rigid Victorian style and ushering in a more relaxed look that used native plants. Here, Richard Bisgrove …

The Collector's Garden Other / Books

The Collector's Garden

Now in paperback, this classic book invites gardeners into some of America s most fascinating private gardens. Through over 400 color photographs of 28 gardens across the country, Ken Druse shows how gardeners can collect plants for their pleasure, without sacrificing their devotion to the natural garden …

Alcea rosea 'Creme De Cassis' - Hollyhock Plants / Biennials

Alcea rosea 'Creme De Cassis' - Hollyhock

Another remarkable creation from T&M s flower breeders. This mouthwatering colour combination, makes this stunning Hollyhock so unique. Scrumptious veined flowers in juicy blackcurrant, fade to paler berry shades around the edges of each bloom. On a single stem of Creme de Cassis you will find an …

Primula Other / Books

Primula

This classic text has been updated and revised by the leading primulas expert. In terms of both the number of varieties grown and its popularity, Primula is one of the greatest garden genera. It is also among the largest and most widespread with approximately 430 species. …

The Pruning of Trees, Shrubs, and Conifers Other / Books

The Pruning of Trees, Shrubs, and Conifers

How, when, and where to prune? The questions that beset every gardener never change, but the solutions do. The Pruning of Trees, Shrubs and Conifers has always recommended the best possible pruning techniques and practices to gardeners. Now thoroughly revised and substantially expanded by Tony Kirkham, …

Ferns for American Gardens Other / Books

Ferns for American Gardens

Timber Press is proud to add John Mickel s classic Ferns for American Gardens to its catalog. Unusual in its specific focus on cold-hardy ferns, the volume is based on Mickel s personal experience as a scientist and curator of ferns at the New York Botanical Garden as well as his years as a home gardener. …