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Fine Foliage

Author : Karen Chapman
ISBN : 0985562226
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 47.92 MB
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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, site, soil, zone and season - a complete "recipe" that even a beginner gardener can follow. Fine Foliage brings elegant, expert design and style to the garden and patio. Full color photographs throughout. Includes an index. Fine Foliage was named one of Amazon's "Best of the Year" garden books for 2013. The Garden Writers Association has recognized Fine Foliage with a 2014 Silver Award of Achievement The Garden Writers Association has also recognized Fine Foliage with a 2014 Gold Award of Achievement
Category: Gardening

Foliage

Author : Nancy J. Ondra
ISBN : 9781603426855
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 36.82 MB
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Framing the edges of a peaceful garden retreat or serving as a background color to make your flowers stand out, foliage is an important part of any well-thought-out planting. In this fun and informative guide, Nancy J. Ondra shows you how to use foliage plants to add drama and structure to your landscape. Ondra’s approachable and easy-to-follow advice, along with Rob Cardillo’s stunning photography, will inspire you to employ foliage to transform your outdoor world into a dazzling mixture of colors, shapes, and textures.
Category: Gardening

United States Plant Patents

Author : United States. Patent and Trademark Office
ISBN : WISC:89089824395
Genre : Plants, Cultivated
File Size : 64.88 MB
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Category: Plants, Cultivated

Gardening With Foliage First

Author : Karen Chapman
ISBN : 9781604696646
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 52.4 MB
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Create a foliage-driven garden that dazzles! Although seductive, flowers, by their fleeting nature, are a fickle base to provide long-lasting gardens with year-round interest. Tackle this problem with the advice in Gardening with Foliage First. Learn how to first build a framework of foliage and then layer in flowers and other artistic elements as the finishing touches. This simple, recipe-style approach to garden design features 127 combinations for both sunny and shady gardens that work for a variety of climates and garden challenges.
Category: Gardening

Annual Report

Author : Ontario. Dept. of Agriculture and Food
ISBN : PSU:000068532390
Genre : Agriculture
File Size : 55.41 MB
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Category: Agriculture

The Old Rose Advisor

Author : Brent Dickerson
ISBN : 9781469702575
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 62.27 MB
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This is Volume II of the improved, enlarged Second Edition of the breakthrough classic work on reblooming old roses, known internationally in its First Edition for its fresh research and accuracy. It provides the most complete listing anywhere of all of the existing or otherwise important or interesting varieties of those opulent reblooming old roses, with chapters in this volume on Noisettes and Climbers, Polyanthas, and Hybrid Teas, with ten detailed and useful Appendices, including updates on the author's other books. The author has obtained the most complete and varied descriptions ever, often providing the original descriptions by the actual breeder! This Second Edition has been augmented with many more listings and many more descriptions, and has been re-formatted to increase the ease of use by the reader. This improved edition of a modern classic will be a welcome addition to the reference collection of any lover of roses, horticulture, or horticultural history!
Category: Gardening

Gardening All In One For Dummies

Author : The National Gardening Association
ISBN : 9781118053164
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 71.33 MB
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"God almighty first planted a garden: and, indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures." --Sir Francis Bacon National surveys show that gardening has become the most popular, least exclusive hobby nationwide. From the balconies of Manhattan to the patios of Malibu to the backyards of Chicago, anybody with a few square feet of earth is doing their best to make their little corner of the world more gracious and beautiful. And the best thing is, you really don't have to be born with a green thumb to give life to a glorious garden. Anybody can do it with a little coaching. Which is where Gardening All-in-One For Dummies comes in. Puzzled by pruning? Baffled by bulbs? Can't tell a hosta from a hyacinth? Don’t worry! This all-in-one reference delivers the know-how you need to transform your little patch of the outdoors into a blooming paradise. Drawing upon the expertise of the National Gardening Association, it gets you up to speed on: Basic gardening skills—from understanding your microclimate to using gardening tools to managing pests and common plant diseases How to design, plan and build a garden landscape that reflects your unique sense of style Selecting, planting and maintaining stunning roses Building a raised bed for your perennials and making them bloom in any climate Choose, grow and maintain annuals From amaryllis to spider dahlias to wood tulips—coaxing beauty from homely bulbs Enjoying nature’s bounty by growing you own vegetables and herbs A veritable encyclopedia of gardening, this Gardening All-in-One For Dummies is an indispensable resource for novices and experienced gardeners alike. It brings together between the covers of a single volume seven great books covering: Gardening Basics Garden Design Roses Perennials Annuals Bulbs Vegetables and Herbs Your one-step guide to a beautiful garden, Gardening All-in-One For Dummies shows you how to experience the “purest of human pleasures” in your own backyard.
Category: Gardening