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Western Garden Book Other / Books

Western Garden Book

Gardeners throughout the region will be welcoming a thoroughly updated and fresh-looking 8th edition of the bible of Western gardening. With a new, easy-to-read design, more plant photography, larger illustrations, and more than 8,000 plant listings--500 of them new--it s THE essential book for gardeners …

Serene Gardens Other / Books

Serene Gardens: Creating Japanese Design and Detail in the Western Garden

Creating Japanese Design and Detail in the Western Garden | With their superbly shaped trees and shrubs, subtly colored foliage, and emphasis on nature in its pure state, Japanese Zen gardens are spaces of beauty and tranquility. Serene Gardens is an exquisitely illustrated introduction to the style …

Authentic Japanese Gardens Other / Books

Authentic Japanese Gardens

This beautifully illustrated book provides an inspirational and practical introduction to the traditions of Japanese Zen gardens, using natural materials such as wood, bamboo, rocks and pebbles. Emphasizing the value of shape in trees and shrubs with the subtlety of color through the varied greens of …

Niwaki Other / Books

Niwaki: Pruning, Training and Shaping Japanese Garden Trees

Pruning, Training and Shaping Japanese Garden Trees | Over the years, Japanese gardeners have fine-tuned a distinctive set of pruning techniques that coax out the essential characters of their garden trees, or niwaki. In this highly practical book, Western gardeners are encouraged to draw upon the techniques …

Darmera peltata - Umbrella Plant Plants / Perennials

Darmera peltata - Umbrella Plant

Hardy Umbrella Plant - Darmera peltata Family: Saxifragaceae Origin: The species is native to western United States. Large, rounded clusters of red-centered, blush-white flowers rise on thick stalks before the clumped growth of massive (18 across), orbicular, lobed foliage emerges. …

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 Gardener's Peony Other / Books

The Gardener's Peony

Peonies are virtually unrivalled in a their ability to bring impact and drama to a garden. Once established they flourish for decades, bringing large quantities of flamboyant blooms in a magical range of hues and outstanding, often finely cut foliage. This informative guide highlights the best peonies …

The Colorado Gardener's Companion Other / Books

The Colorado Gardener's Companion: An Insider's Guide to Gardening in the Centennial State (Gardenin

An Insider s Guide to Gardening in the Centennial State (Gardening Series) | Detailed, easy-to-understand information about the ins and outs of gardening in Colorado, from a Colorado master gardener, with advice from state gardening writers, horticulturists, and other local experts. …

Gardens Other / Books

Gardens: An Essay on the Human Condition

An Essay on the Human Condition | Humans have long turned to gardens—both real and imaginary—for sanctuary from the frenzy and tumult that surrounds them. Those gardens may be as far away from everyday reality as Gilgamesh’s garden of the gods or as near as our own backyard, but in their very conception …

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 …

Creating Bonsai Landscapes Other / Books

Creating Bonsai Landscapes

18 Miniature Garden Projects - Western home and garden design has been increasingly influenced in recent years by ancient Eastern traditions. Feng shui masters are now routinely consulted by architects and interior designers, and bonsai gardening continues to fascinate and inspire. …

Impatiens Other / Books

Impatiens: The Vibrant World of Busy Lizzies, Balsams, and Touch-me-nots

The Vibrant World of Busy Lizzies, Balsams, and Touch-me-nots | Many gardeners know of Impatiens walleriana, the species that lies behind the myriad colorful garden varieties that brighten up containers, window boxes, and shady spots throughout the world. The genus Impatiens is enormous, comprising over …

The Garden Plants of China Other / Books

The Garden Plants of China

Gardens have long been an integral part of Chinese culture, written about by scholars and prized by emperors and priests; think of Chinese scrolls traced with plum blossoms and wood-block prints etched with pine branches or bamboo. The West has not only received a great number of fine plants from China, …

Dirr's Trees and Shrubs for Warm Climates Other / Books

Dirr's Trees and Shrubs for Warm Climates

An Illustrated Encyclopedia | Following the phenomenal success of Dirr s Hardy Trees and Shrubs, written for gardeners in the climates of USDA zones 3–6, this companion volume is a superlative photographic encyclopedia of trees, shrubs, and vines for warm temperate zones. In North America, these areas …

Conifers: The Illustrated Encyclopedia Other / Books

Conifers: The Illustrated Encyclopedia

Landscape Journal This magnificent pictorial encyclopedia includes not only the latest cultivars but also rarities such as Wollemia nobilis, recently discovered in Australia. From towering redwoods photographed in their coastal habitat to recent dwarf varieties so popular in small gardens, conifers are …

Hacienda Courtyards Other / Books

Hacienda Courtyards (Mexican Design Books)

Mexican Design Books | Explore the architectural elements and water havens that will inspire your own courtyard paradise. …