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Gardening with Woodland Plants Other / Books

Gardening with Woodland Plants

Woodland plants add magic to any garden, with lush carpets of color, foliage at the middle level, and majestic height. Contrary to myth, large spaces and special soil are not required. Drawing on her own experience running a thriving woodland nursery, the author provides seasoned advice on the unique …

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 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 Gardener's Guide to Planting and Growing Trees Other / Books

The Gardener's Guide to Planting and Growing Trees

Choosing, planting and caring for trees, conifers and palms for every season and situation with over 800 colour photographs | A comprehensive guide to planting trees successfully in any size of garden, whether as single decorative specimens, in small groups and woodland plantings, in beds and borders, …

Polypodium vulgare - common polypody Plants / Ferns

Polypodium vulgare - common polypody

Common polypody is a usual fern of mild and colder parts of Europe. It is evergreen and has about 30-40 cm long, thin stalks with mid green leaflets with rounded ends. It grows in semi-shade or shade, in woodland leafmould or epiphytically on rotting stumps or fallen tree trunks. …

Dryopteris marginalis - Leather Wood Fern Plants / Ferns

Dryopteris marginalis - Leather Wood Fern

Marginal shield fern is an evergreen fern, which grows as a non-spreading, vase-shaped clump with handsome gray-green, leathery fronds. The evergreen fronds provide good interest in the winter landscape Shade in consistantly moist soil. For the border or woodland garden. …

Dryopteris erythrosora - Autumn Fern Plants / Ferns

Dryopteris erythrosora - Autumn Fern

An evergreen fern with a different mood for each season, this variety unfurls glossy copper-orange fronds in spring which then turn soft green in summer, before taking on a russet-orange hue for the season s end. Shade in consistantly moist soil. For the border or woodland garden. …

Tricyrtis hirta 'Blue Wonder' - Toad Lily Plants / Perennials

BlueWonder ToadLily Plant-Tricyrtis lasiocarpa-Shade

Toad Lilies are autumn flowering plants whose very exotic starry or bell-shaped flowers are borne on attractive arching stems. These occur in a wide range of forms usually spotted with a contrasting colour. Preferring a sheltered semi shaded site with adequate moisture they make ideal subjects for the …

Landscaping With Ornamental Grasses Sunset book Other / Books

Landscaping With Ornamental Grasses Sunset book

Sunset is the first to offer Landscaping with Ornamental Grasses, a complete design and reference book that explores the history of grasses in their natural settings, and describes how to integrate them in a variety of climatic situations shady woodland to desert, Asian-style gardens to naturalistic …

Planting the Dry Shade Garden Other / Books

Planting the Dry Shade Garden

The Best Plants for the Toughest Spot in Your Garden In this book you ll learn how to prune selectively to admit more light and how to amend soil to increase its moisture retention. You ll also learn about more than 130 plants that accept reduced light and moisture levels-long-blooming woodland gems …