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Green Roof Other / Books

Green Roof: A Case Study

Green roofs are the great green hope of many environmentalists, politicians, and architects interested in more efficient and environmentally aware buildings. From a design standpoint, however, there is less consensus. While some see the roof garden as a visual statement using plants, geometric lines, …

Dendrocalamus membranaceus - May Sang Bamboo Plants / Grass, Grasses

Dendrocalamus membranaceus

A 50 tall clumping bamboo from Burma with straight culms. It develops 4 diameter canes that are bright green with green leaves. Can tolerate some cold to 34 F. It is ideally grown in full sun in warm zones with high humidity. A beautiful lowlands species noted for its very smooth straight erect lower …

Hosta 'Cherry Berry' - Hosta Plants / Perennials

Hosta 'Cherry Berry' - Hosta

A 1991 Lachman hosta, Cherry Berry forms a clump 14 1/2 x 10 high with 18 scapes. A leaf is 6 x 2 1/2; the central white area is surrounded with dark green which bleeds back into the center, establishing a lighter green bridge between the two areas. …

Indoor Green Other / Books

Indoor Green

Indoor Green: Living with Plants A visual ode to the transformative power of the houseplant in home décor, with practical information for arranging your own indoor green For centuries, plants have transformed interiors. Today the plant-filled home is an inspiration to every avid shelter-blog reader …

Green Roof Plants: A Resource and Planting Guide Other / Books

Green Roof Plants: A Resource and Planting Guide

In just a few years, green roofs have gone from a horticultural curiosity to a booming growth industry-primarily because the environmental benefits of extensively planted roofs are now beyond dispute, whether for industrial or governmental complexes or for private homes in urban or suburban settings. …

The Green Gardener Other / Books

The Green Gardener

Working with Nature, Not Against It | Maintaining a colorful and productive garden is easy with the advice on how to change gardening ways and embrace green, organic techniques in this handy little book. This illustrated manual includes easy-to-follow information on such tasks as improving the soil, …

Allium 'Gladiator' - Ornamental Onion Plants / Bulbs

Allium 'Gladiator' - Ornamental Onion

The flowers start green, coloring first on top of the ball, then slowly change to lilac. As they mature, they reverse to green again, neatly from the top down. Late blooming ornamental onions that perform excellent with early blooming perennials. Many varieties are suitable for dried flowers; pest repellent, …

Ficus benjamina 'Starlight' - Weeping Fig Plants / Other

Ficus benjamina 'Starlight' - Weeping Fig

The Starlight Weeping Fig (Ficus benjamina Starlight is a new variegated form of durable green Weeping Fig. Just like its green counterpart, Starlight prefers very bright indirect light. Keep evenly moist, but not wet or dry. Trim as needed. Left alone the Starlight Weeping Fig can reach 6 feet tall. …

Syringa vulgaris 'Primrose' - common lilac Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Syringa vulgaris 'Primrose' - common lilac

Lilacs are famous shrubs with showy flowers from May to June. Rich and dense upright panicles of tiny fragrant flowers last for 3-4 weeks. Variety Primrose has yellow-green buds and light creamy yellow flowers. Stiff leaves are heart-shaped, upto 10 cm long, mid to dark green. …

Jerry Baker's Green Grass Magic Other / Books

Jerry Baker's Green Grass Magic: Tips, Tricks, and Tonics for Growing the Toe-Ticklinest Turf

Anyone can have a lawn even greener than their neighbors’ envy with this definitive guide to improving the attractiveness of grass from seed to sod, in all seasons. Jerry Baker’s proven tips, tricks, and tonics cover problems from mowing and mole damage to drought or downpour. Regular cabinet items …

Euphorbia characias ssp. wulfenii - Mediterranean spurge Plants / Perennials

Euphorbia characias ssp. wulfenii - Mediterranean spurge

Mediterranean spurge is an excellent architectural plant. It has linear grey-green leaves formed along the entire length of stem which is upto 1m tall. Flowers are yellow-green cyathias borne in dense cylindrical to spherical, terminal cymes from early spring to early summer. Cut out flowered stems to …

Viola mandshurica 'Fuji Dawn' - Manchurian Violet, Sumire Plants / Perennials

Viola mandshurica 'Fuji Dawn' - Manchurian Violet, Sumire

Incredibly beautiful, seldom offered, rare viola. Emerges in early spring with masses of pink-tinged variegated foliage and hundreds of purple flowers. Variegation slowly turns to green and white, then later to uniform dark green and is more intense the second season. Blooms from March-May. In-credible …

Hosta 'Independence' - Hosta Plants / Perennials

Hosta 'Independence' - Hosta

(Plantain lily) Sport of Hosta Revolution. Green foliage with irregular white margins, speckled green. Lavender flowers. Unequaled for their beautiful foliage, low care, and many landscape uses. Hosta provide bright color in the shade with handsome, broad, ribbed foliage in many colors. Very showy from …

Picea pungens - Colorado Blue Spruce Plants / Conifers

Colorado Blue Spruce

One of the advantages of the Colorado Blue Spruce is its large hardiness area. This coniferous tree, which is characterized by its gray-blue needle-like leaves, will thrive in every part of the contiguous United States. And it makes an excellent landscape accent, as it is a very full tree and can block …