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Designing And Planting A Woodland Garden

Author : Keith Wiley
ISBN : 9781604696677
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 63.26 MB
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From the creator of "one of the most exciting and innovative gardens in Britain today" With their moss-covered stones, towering trees, and pockets of quiet shade, woodlands have a romantic power unlike anything else. Whether your garden is currently open and sunny, or on the small side, you can capture that sylvan atmosphere with carefully chosen trees and shade-loving plants. In Designing and Planting the Woodland Garden, Keith Wiley explains how to combine plants in natural, self-supporting colonies. His hand-picked selection of unexpected collectables—shrubs, perennials, bulbs, ferns, and grasses—mingle with garden favorites to create fabulous effects in all seasons.
Category: Gardening

Georgia Getting Started Garden Guide

Author : Erica Glasener
ISBN : 9781610589543
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 40.32 MB
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Gardening is now the favorite leisure pastime in America. Homeowners are realizing the health benefits derived from gardening and the increase in their home's property value. This book contains easy-to-use advice on the top landscape plant choices. It also recommends specific varieties, and provides advice on how to plant, how to grow and how to care for the best plants.
Category: Gardening

Designer Plant Combinations

Author : Scott Calhoun
ISBN : 9781603420044
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 32.58 MB
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Turn your backyard garden into a lush and colorful wonderland where every plant is presented to its fullest potential. Scott Calhoun provides more than 100 stunning garden designs that are adaptable to a range of climates, budgets, and space considerations. As you learn to use proven groupings and discover ways to make your garden glow throughout all seasons, you’re sure to find the right combination of flowers, grasses, and ground coverings to transform your property into a jaw-dropping display of color, texture, and fragrance.
Category: Gardening

Plant Driven Design

Author : Scott Ogden
ISBN : 9781604691597
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 68.26 MB
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For too long, garden design has given pride of place to architecture, artifice, and arbitrary principles. The results? Soulless landscapes where plants play subordinate roles. With passion and eloquence, Scott Ogden and Lauren Springer Ogden argue that only when plants are given the respect they deserve does a garden become emotionally resonant. Plant-Driven Design shows designers how to work more confidently with plants, and gives gardeners more confidence to design. The Ogdens boldly challenge design orthodoxy and current trends by examining how to marry plantsmanship and design without sacrificing one to the other. Supported by extensive lists of plants adapted to specific purposes and sites, Plant-Driven Design explores how plants interact with place. In addition, the authors' experience gardening and designing in a wide variety of climates gives their perspective a unique depth. In ideas, scope, and detail, this book both embraces and transcends regionality. By reclaiming gardens as a home to plants, this groundbreaking work will restore life-affirming vitality to garden design and profoundly affect how we understand and experience gardens.
Category: Gardening

The Book Of Container Gardening

Author : Malcolm Hillier
ISBN : 9780671722531
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 68.84 MB
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Discusses how to arrange and plant a wide variety of flowers and foliage in window boxes, barrels and tubs, pots, urns, and hanging baskets, with tips on making and decorating containers and caring for plants
Category: Gardening

Rodale S Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Perennials

Author : Ellen Phillips
ISBN : UCSC:32106016740091
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 38.33 MB
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The ultimate guide to growing and arranging perennials reveals how to grow them right and use them to landscape in a wide variety of settings. Original.
Category: Gardening

Chesapeake Gardening And Landscaping

Author : Barbara W. Ellis
ISBN : 9781469620985
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 69.32 MB
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What if, one step at a time, we could make our gardens and landscapes more eco-friendly? Barbara W. Ellis's colorful, comprehensive guide shows homeowners, gardeners, garden designers, and landscapers how to do just that for the large and beautiful Chesapeake Bay watershed region. This area includes Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, Washington, D.C., and part of West Virginia (translating to portions of USDA Zones 6, 7, and 8). Here, mid-Atlantic gardeners, from beginners to advanced, will find the essential tools for taking steps to make their gardens part of the solution through long-term planning and planting. The guide is built from the ground up around six simple but powerful principles that anyone can use: * Reduce lawn * Build plant diversity * Grow native plants * Manage water runoff * Welcome wildlife * Garden wisely Included are detailed instructions for assessing and designing your particular garden or landscape site; choosing and caring for trees, shrubs, vines, ground covers, and flowers; and succeeding with such conditions as shade or poor soil. From rain gardens to woodland gardens, meadow gardens to wildlife gardens, and much more, this indispensable guide features more than 300 color photographs.
Category: Gardening

Shade Gardens

Author : Mimi Luebbermann
ISBN : 1581590164
Genre : Gardening in the shade
File Size : 43.7 MB
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Category: Gardening in the shade

Perennial Combinations

Author : C. Colston Burrell
ISBN : 0875968066
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 20.18 MB
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Offers planting plans and plant descriptions to maximize the effects of color in a perennial garden
Category: Gardening

A Gardener S Encyclopedia Of Wildflowers

Author : C. Colston Burrell
ISBN : MINN:31951D01461234P
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 28.9 MB
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Presents physical characteristics and propagation requirements of wildflowers, and suggests garden designs
Category: Technology & Engineering