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Wild Food Plants of Indiana and Adjacent States Other / Books

Wild Food Plants of Indiana and Adjacent States

This delightful field guide to wild foods describes more than eighty edible plants that grow in Indiana and adjacent states and gives directions for delicious ways-many originals, all tested in the field - of preparing them. The guide provides a plant perspective of Indiana and a seasonal guide to foraging, …

Wild Plants of Barbados Other / Books

Wild Plants of Barbados (MacMillan Caribbean Natural History)

First published over ten years ago, this fully revised and updated edition now includes several plant species previously unrecorded for Barbados. This book aims to enable the reader to identify the flowering plants found in the wild in Barbadosplants many people would regard as just bush. Over five hundred …

Growing Carnivorous Plants Other / Books

Growing Carnivorous Plants

For centuries, carnivorous plants have carried an air of fascination and mystique unparalleled in the plant world. Growing Carnivorous Plants is a comprehensive guide to identifying and cultivating these remarkable plants. From the well-known Venus flytrap to obscure African sundews, from the giant pitcher …

Aeschynanthus radicans - Lipstick Plant Plants / Climber Plants

Aeschynanthus radicans - Lipstick Plant

Related to African violets and gloxinias, lipstick plants are members of the gesneriad family. It s easy to see the reason for their common name since the lobed red flowers emerging from a maroon sheath do resemble lipsticks in tubes. Natives of the West Indies, the plants grow as epiphytes in the wild, …

Dwarf Campanulas: And Associated Genera Other / Books

Dwarf Campanulas: And Associated Genera

Campanulas have long been a gardeners favourite, their spectacular summer performance earning them a place in the herbaceous border year after year. Here their lesser-known relatives, the smaller dwarf campanulas, take centre stage. Everyone who grows campanulas will enjoy this book, finding uses for …

Heucheras and Heucherellas Other / Books

Heucheras and Heucherellas: Coral Bells and Foamy Bells

Coral Bells and Foamy Bells | Few perennials have undergone as dramatic a makeover as heucheras (coral bells) and their hybrids with tiarellas (foamflowers), the heucherellas (foamy bells). Drawn mainly from diminutive forest-dwelling species with small white flowers and unremarkable foliage, these woodlanders …

Planting the Natural Garden Other / Books

Planting the Natural Garden

Following on the success of Designing with Plants and Dream Plants for the Natural Garden, Piet Oudolf s landmark first book (co-authored by Henk Gerritsen), is now available in English. Thoroughly updated and revised, including several new chapters and many new photographs, it provides the definitive …

Geranium maculatum 'Elizabeth Ann' - wild geranium Plants / Perennials

Geranium maculatum 'Elizabeth Ann' - wild geranium

Hardy Geranium maculatum Elizabeth Ann Family: Geraniaceae Origin: The species is native to the United States. A compact mound of dark, coffee colored foliage is covered in light-pink flowers for several weeks in summer. Very unusual foliage color for this species. Geraniums are trouble free plants. …

Bleeding Hearts, Corydalis, and Their Relatives Other / Books

Bleeding Hearts, Corydalis, and Their Relatives

Members of the bleeding heart family, such as the well-known Chinese bleeding heart, have long been among the best-loved flowers of the perennial border. In recent years, however, excitement about this group has reached fever pitch with the introduction of dozens of stunning new discoveries, particularly …

Xanthorrhoea australis - Austral Grass-tree Plants / Perennials

Xanthorrhoea australis - Austral Grass-tree

Australian native known for its thick black trunk to 5 which is topped by a 3 high fountain of grass-like leaves which in turn produce an erect 5 flower spike. Requires constant warmth and full sun. Arid - sub tropic. The Aborigines called these plants Black Boys because after a wild fire, the bottom …

Panax ginseng - Asian ginseng Plants / Other

Panax ginseng - Asian ginseng

Korean Ginseng is part of the Araliaceae family and is also known as Panax, Asian, or Chinese ginseng. It is the original ginseng, and is the one revered most by the Chinese. It is very rare in the wild, and most sold today is cultivated commercially. Peeled roots are steamed before drying, and produce …

Gospel of Wild Flowers Other / Books

Gospel of Wild Flowers

Offers spiritual nourishment and comfort at a time of uncertainty throughout the world Links conservation issues and the natural world to the Christian message These thought-provoking inspirational reflections on the natural world offer descriptions of plants, their practical uses and links them to aspects …

Brugmansia and Datura Other / Books

Brugmansia and Datura: Angel's Trumpets and Thorn Apples

Angel s Trumpets and Thorn Apples | Stately Angel s Trumpets -- Brugmansia -- are spectacular plants, growing like small trees and living for several years. Datura, sometimes called Thorn Apples, are mostly annuals and are cultivated like summer flowers. The impressive bell flowers of both varieties …

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 …

Sisyrinchium angustifolium - Stout Blue-eyed Grass Plants / Perennials

Sisyrinchium angustifolium - Stout Blue-eyed Grass

Native prairie wildlfower, pretty common to find these plants growing wild out on the prairie. Is not really a grass, rather is a member of the Iris family. Quite an adaptable plant - have seen this growing in shady moist conditions on the edge of woods, and in very dry, hot, sunny locations in the Grasslands …