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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 …

Rock Garden Design and Construction Other / Books

Rock Garden Design and Construction

Few gardens can transport visitors to wild and rugged landscapes as well as rock gardens. Eye-catching rock gardens are among the most challenging — and satisfying — expressions of the gardener s craft. A true rock garden is a specialized habitat that allows the gardener to grow plants that do not …

Rock Garden Plants Other / Books

Rock Garden Plants: A Color Encyclopedia

A Color Encyclopedia | Baldassare Mineo is owner of Siskiyou Rare Plant Nursery in Medford, Oregon, one of the world s great sources of plants for rock gardens. Mineo s own photographs are supplemented with many by the renowned horticulturist Fritz Kummert. This authoritative includes rare and unusual …

Tulips Other / Books

Tulips

Species and Hybrids for the Gardener | Species tulips are becoming more widely available as gardeners wake up to their elegant shapes, vibrant-colored flowers, and suitability for growing in containers, raised beds, and rock gardens. Unlike garden hybrids, species tulips will flower each year without …

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. …

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 Wijaya …

The Garden Succulents Primer Other / Books

The Garden Succulents Primer

Succulents and rock garden plants have become popular for their ease of cultivation, diversity of form, and striking colors. Their natural drought tolerance makes them especially useful for gardens in arid climates and water-conserving gardens. …

Teucrium chamaedrys - Wall Germander Plants / Perennials

Teucrium chamaedrys - Wall Germander

Germanders offer a small, tight, shrub-like presence in the garden, with tiny, shiny, fragrant, evergreen leaves. Wall Germander has thrived for us as a wide, low (6 ) edging above a rock wall, looking beautiful every day of the year and drawing many questions during our guided garden walks. Delicate …

Cutting Edge Gardening in the Intermountain West Other / Books

Cutting Edge Gardening in the Intermountain West

The first complete gardening book to cover the hot, dry, desert and plains areas of Colorado, Utah, New Mexico and Wyoming, Idaho, Montana. Topics include: extensive plant lists for all areas, hardscape ideas using rock and wood, where to find garden art and how to use it to create your own regional …

Herniaria glabra - Green Carpet Plants / Perennials

Herniaria glabra - Green Carpet

This lovely bright green creeper spreads effortlessly in all directions filling up to two feet per plant. A fairly flat plant of about two inches, it has one long tap root (as opposed to many surface roots like a Creeping Thyme) which helps with water conservation. It likes full sun but it can take partial …

Hepatica transsilvanica 'Blue Jewel' - Blue Jewel Hepatica Plants / Perennials

Hepatica transsilvanica 'Blue Jewel'

Hepatica transsilvanica Blue Jewel Origin: The species is native to Romania. Masses of starry deep-blue flowers provide rich decoration in early spring over evergreen, mats of leathery, deep-green, tri-lobed foliage. This selection has larger flowers than the species and a very good color. Can be grown …

Hardy Gingers Other / Books

Hardy Gingers: Including Hedychium, Roscoea, and Zingiber

Including Hedychium, Roscoea, and Zingiber (Royal Horticultural Society Plant Collector Guide) | Flamboyant members of the family Zingiberaceae---including Hedychium, Curcuma, Roscoea, and Zingiber---are once again on the wanted list as people discover their intricately constructed flowers, beautiful …

Daphnes Other / Books

Daphnes: A Practical Guide for Gardeners

A Practical Guide for Gardeners | This intensely practical account drawn from the long experience of Robin White has been eagerly awaited by Daphne enthusiasts and collectors. Acute observation of the growth, flowering characteristics, and foibles of daphnes documented here will be studied and taken …