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The Drought-Defying California Garden: 230 Native Plants for a Lush, Low-Water Landscape
The Drought-Defying California Garden: 230 Native Plants for a Lush, Low-Water Landscape
By Timber Press
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781604697094, isbn: 1604697091,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
A must-have for every gardener in California looking for a new way to garden in a changing climate In recent years California has been facing extreme drought, and in 2015 they passed state-wide water restrictions that affect home owners. Unfortunately the drought is only going to get worse, and gardeners who aren’t willing to abandon their beloved pastime entirely are going to have to learn how to garden with the absolute minimum of water. The Drought-Defying California Garden highlights the


Grasses: Versatile Partners for Uncommon Garden Design
Grasses: Versatile Partners for Uncommon Garden Design
By Storey Publishing, LLC
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mpn: 9781580174237, ean: 9781580174237, isbn: 158017423X,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
From the dazzling orange leaves of Flame Grass to the feathery purple haze of Switch Grass, ornamental grasses can add a vibrant and colorful dimension to any garden. Nancy J. Ondra shows you how to use grasses on their own or in tandem with perennials, annuals, and shrubs to add visual interest and texture to your outdoor space. Insightful profiles of dozens of varieties of ornamental grasses enlivened by Saxon Holt’s stunning photography will inspire you to create your own dynamic,


Passalong Plants
Passalong Plants
By The University of North Carolina Press
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mpn: colour illustrations, ean: 9780807844182, isbn: 0807844187,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
Passalongs are plants that have survived in gardens for decades by being handed from one person to another. These botanical heirlooms, such as flowering almond, blackberry lily, and night-blooming cereus, usually can't be found in neighborhood garden centers; about the only way to obtain a passalong plant is to beg a cutting from the fortunate gardener who has one. In this lively and sometimes irreverent book (don't miss the chapter on yard art), Steve Bender and Felder Rushing describe 117


Hypertufa Containers: Creating and Planting an Alpine Trough Garden
Hypertufa Containers: Creating and Planting an Alpine Trough Garden
By Timber Press
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ean: 9781604697063, isbn: 1604697067,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 70 reviews
Hypertufa containers—also known as troughs—are rustic, striking, versatile, and perfect for small, Alpine plants. A mix of cement, perlite, peat, and water, they are simple and affordable to make at home. Hypertufa Containers details everything you need to know to make your own troughs and successfully garden in them. From plant portraits that include growing and cultivation information along with potting tips you’ll discover the amazing variety of plants that thrive in troughs.


50 Beautiful Deer-Resistant Plants: The Prettiest Annuals, Perennials, Bulbs, and Shrubs that Deer Don't Eat
50 Beautiful Deer-Resistant Plants: The Prettiest Annuals, Perennials, Bulbs, and Shrubs that Deer Don't Eat
By Workman Publishing
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mpn: 9781604691955, ean: 9781604691955, isbn: 1604691956,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 80 reviews
Keeping your beautiful garden safe from deer is as simple as choosing the right plants. Are deer destroying your garden? There is a solution, and it doesn’t involve fencing, barriers, or chemicals. In 50 Beautiful Deer-Resistant Plants perennial expert Ruth Rogers Clausen highlights the best, most versatile plants that deer simply don’t eat. The plant choices include annuals and perennials, shrubs, ferns, bulbs, grasses, and herbs; for each Clausen shares helpful growing and design tips.


Black Plants: 75 Striking Choices for the Garden
Black Plants: 75 Striking Choices for the Garden
By Brand: Timber Press
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ean: 9780881929812, isbn: 0881929816,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
Striking, mysterious, sinister, and strange all describe the singular appeal of plants with black (or near-black) foliage, flowers, or fruit. For some gardeners, they are curiosities that yield a special thrill. For others, they are invaluable for providing contrast with brighter elements. Whatever the source of their somber magic, these dusky denizens of the plant kingdom are irresistible to anyone drawn to nature's more unusual manifestations.In this compact, accessible volume, Paul Bonine


Living Fences: A Gardener's Guide to Hedges, Vines & Espaliers
Living Fences: A Gardener's Guide to Hedges, Vines & Espaliers
By Echo Point Books & Media
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mpn: colour illustrations, ean: 9781626543744, isbn: 1626543747,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 109 reviews
It's reasonable to want to make one's home a serene oasis, a safe haven from hustle and bustle of a busy life. Why, then, is it so hard to make such a space a reality? Between street noise, boisterous neighbors, stray animals, wandering pets, headlights, and streetlamps, it is nearly impossible to feel secluded at home these days. High stockade fences and masonry walls can feel austere and uninviting; no one wants to be resented by their neighbors. And zoning laws and building codes mean you


Practical Bamboos: The 50 Best Plants for Screens, Containers and More
Practical Bamboos: The 50 Best Plants for Screens, Containers and More
By Timber Press
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mpn: col. Illustrations, ean: 9781604690569, isbn: 1604690569,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 110 reviews
Practical Bamboos features the 50 best bamboos based on appearance and usefulness. A handy checklist allows readers to pick plants that are right for them at a glance. A section on using bamboo in the garden covers topics such as incorporating bamboos in the mixed border, using them to create Japanese-style or Mediterranean-style gardens, using them for hedges and edging, establishing them in containers, choosing the right ones for difficult places, and selecting the best plants for small


Succulents: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing, Designing, and Growing 200 Easy Care Plants (Sunset)
Succulents: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing, Designing, and Growing 200 Easy Care Plants (Sunset)
By Sunset
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ean: 9780848749477, isbn: 0848749472,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
Inspiring, practical and richly photographed, this comprehensive guide offers creative ideas and DIY projects using beautiful low-maintenance, water-wise plants Succulents are the ultimate easy-care plant: versatile, effortless to grow both indoors and outdoors, and drought tolerant. From Aloe and Agaves, to Senecio and Taciveria, this handbook by leading garden expert Robin Stockwell highlights 200 of the easiest, most useful, and gorgeous plants, and shares advice on care and cultivation.


The Complete Illustrated Guide to Growing Cacti & Succulents
The Complete Illustrated Guide to Growing Cacti & Succulents
By Southwater
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mpn: col. Illustrations, ean: 9781780190921, isbn: 1780190921,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 135 reviews
Spiky, smooth, round, long or thin cacti and succulents come in all shapes and sizes. The purpose of this book is to help you know, enjoy and care for these striking decorative plants. The section on care and cultivation provides step-by-step guidance on all aspects of buying, planting and maintaining cacti and succulents, ensuring gardening success whatever your level of experience..


Penjing: The Chinese Art of Bonsai: A Pictorial Exploration of Its History, Aesthetics, Styles and Preservation
Penjing: The Chinese Art of Bonsai: A Pictorial Exploration of Its History, Aesthetics, Styles and Preservation
By Shanghai Book Traders
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mpn: 9781602200098, ean: 9781602200098, isbn: 1602200092,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 142 reviews
With hundreds of color photographs and illustrations, this Chinese gardening book is a wonderful introduction to penjing—China's treasured bonsai art. Although most people thing bonsai is a Japanese invention, the art originated in ancient China where it is called penjing. The two Chinese characters for penjing (''pot'' and ''landscape'') capture the essence of this art: sculpting microcosms of the beauty of the natural world from plants, rocks, soil, and water, both as an artistic process


The Gardener's Guide to Cactus: The 100 Best Paddles, Barrels, Columns, and Globes
The Gardener's Guide to Cactus: The 100 Best Paddles, Barrels, Columns, and Globes
By Timber Press
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mpn: Illustrated, ean: 9781604692006, isbn: 1604692006,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 102 reviews
When it comes to garden plants, cacti are anything but standard issue. The bulk of home gardens contain exactly zero species of cactus, and the thought of growing them makes gardeners think, “Ouch!” In The Gardener’s Guide to Cactus: The 100 Best Paddles, Barrels, Columns, and Globes, Scott Calhoun is out to change that perception, and bring the beauty and ease of cactus home. It’s high time that cacti took their place alongside the trendy succulent..


Today's Hydrangeas: A Buying Guide & More
Today's Hydrangeas: A Buying Guide & More
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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ean: 9781983635601, isbn: 198363560X,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 140 reviews
“The past 10 years have seen an explosion of new hydrangea cultivars introduced into the American marketplace.” This book gets readers up to date with the hydrangeas currently available from their local garden centers, and is loaded with unique growing tips. From the author of ''Hydrangeas in the North: Getting Blooms in the Colder Climates,'' ''Today's Hydrangeas'' is a resource for gardeners in all climates. Over 200 full color photographs and diagrams, with descriptions of over 130 of


The Midwestern Native Garden: Native Alternatives to Nonnative Flowers and Plants
The Midwestern Native Garden: Native Alternatives to Nonnative Flowers and Plants
By Ohio University Press
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780821419373, isbn: 0821419374,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
Winner of the 2012 Helen Hull Award, presented by the National Garden Clubs.Midwestern gardeners and landscapers are becoming increasingly attracted to noninvasive regional native wildflowers and plants over popular nonnative species. The Midwestern Native Garden offers viable alternatives to both amateurs and professionals, whether they are considering adding a few native plants or intending to go native all the way. Native plants improve air and water quality, reduce use of pesticides, and


The Savage Garden, Revised: Cultivating Carnivorous Plants
The Savage Garden, Revised: Cultivating Carnivorous Plants
By Ten Speed Press
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mpn: 200+ Colour Photos, ean: 9781607744108, isbn: 1607744104,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
For fifteen years, The Savage Garden has been the number one bestselling bible for those interested in growing carnivorous plants. This new edition is fully revised to include the latest developments and discoveries in the carnivorous plant world, making it the most accurate and up to date book of its kind. You may be familiar with the Venus flytrap, but did you know that some pitcher plants can—and do—digest an entire rat? Or that there are several hundred species of carnivorous plants


Minnesota & Wisconsin Getting Started Garden Guide: Grow the Best Flowers, Shrubs, Trees, Vines & Groundcovers (Garden Guides)
Minnesota & Wisconsin Getting Started Garden Guide: Grow the Best Flowers, Shrubs, Trees, Vines & Groundcovers (Garden Guides)
By Cool Springs Press
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ean: 9781591865704, isbn: 1591865700,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 141 reviews
Written by one of the region's most highly respected gardening experts, Minnesota & Wisconsin Getting Started Garden Guide is a plant recommendation guidebook geared exclusively toward gardeners located in these states. Author Melinda Myers shares her extensive gardening knowledge, highlighting her top picks for plants that will thrive in (or in spite of) the area's tough winters and other unique growing conditions, guaranteeing success for the gardener and home landscaper in Minnesota or


Plants for Tropical Landscapes: A Gardener's Guide
Plants for Tropical Landscapes: A Gardener's Guide
By Brand: University of Hawai'i Press
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mpn: 789 colour illustrations, ean: 9780824820343, isbn: 9780824820343,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 107 reviews
Carefully selected plants add color, character, and charm to a wide variety of outdoor settings, providing much enjoyment and increasing the value of your home. Plants for Tropical Landscapes will help you select and group plants to create a successful tropical garden tailored to your needs and tastes. Gardeners and landscapers will find this treasury of more than 500 common plants easy to use and one of the most comprehensive guides available today.Plants are organized by size (ground covers,


Fine Foliage: Elegant Plant Combinations for Garden and Container
Fine Foliage: Elegant Plant Combinations for Garden and Container
By St. Lynn's Press
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mpn: colour illustrations, ean: 9780985562229, isbn: 0985562226,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 149 reviews
Foliage comes in a mind-boggling variety of color, shape and growth habit. But which ones complement each other and work best for the many garden situations people have? Fine Foliage gives the home gardener 60+ examples of plant combinations that work for every purpose, whether in sun or shade, path or meadow, porch or poolside. Each plant combination is introduced with an on-site photograph and “Why This Works” text, accompanied by individual close-up photos and quick-tip info about care,


The Art of Gardening: Design Inspiration and Innovative Planting Techniques from Chanticleer
The Art of Gardening: Design Inspiration and Innovative Planting Techniques from Chanticleer
By Timber Press
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ean: 9781604695441, isbn: 1604695447,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 92 reviews
“Delightful!” —The New York Times Book Review Discover a world of beauty and creativity! Chanticleer has been called the most romantic, imaginative, and exciting public garden in America. It is a place of pleasure and learning, relaxing yet filled with ideas to take home. And now those lessons are available for everyone in this stunning book! You’ll learn techniques specific to different conditions and plant palettes; how to use hardscape materials in a fresh way; and how to achieve


Growing the Midwest Garden: Regional Ornamental Gardening (Regional Ornamental Gardening Series)
Growing the Midwest Garden: Regional Ornamental Gardening (Regional Ornamental Gardening Series)
By Timber Press OR
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781604694666, isbn: 1604694661,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 71 reviews
Plant selection and garden style are deeply influenced by where we are gardening. To successfully grow a range of beautiful ornamental plants, every gardener has to know the specifics of the region’s climate, soil, and geography.Growing the Midwest Garden, by Edward Lyon, the director of Wisconsin’s Allen Centennial Gardens, offers an enthusiastic and comprehensive approach to ornamental gardening in the heartland. This guide features in-depth chapters on climate, soil, pests, and



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