Herbaceous Perennial Plants

The third edition of “The Big Perennial Book� (as it is fondly referred to by many practitioners) describes 3,600 species in 1224 pages.

Herbaceous Perennial Plants

Author: Allan M. Armitage

Publisher: Cool Springs Press

ISBN: 1610583809

Page: 1109

View: 133

The long-awaited third edition of Allan Armitage’s masterpiece on garden perennials was released in April of 2008. Armitage’s extensive traveling, teaching and trialing experiences provide a depth of understanding of the best ornamental perennials for North American gardens unparalleled by any other garden writer. One of the most definitive and conclusive books written about perennials, the first edition was designated as one of the best 75 books written in the last 75 years by the American Horticulture Society, and the third is even better! The third edition of “The Big Perennial Book� (as it is fondly referred to by many practitioners) describes 3,600 species in 1224 pages. More than 300 color photos complement detailed text filled with the author’s pointed observations of plant performance, cultivar selection and current taxonomy. Allan’s trademark wit and passion are both in abundance, making reading as pleasurable as it is informative.

Perennials for Every Purpose

Original. "Perennials for Every Purpose" This is a plant encyclopedia with a purpose! You'll discover more than 1,000 perennials, organized by special feature (that's the "purpose!"), such as bloom time or site condition.

Perennials for Every Purpose

Author: Larry Hodgson

Publisher: Rodale Books

ISBN:

Page: 502

View: 412

The gardener's guide to perennials covers each major plant with a two-page illustrated spread, revealing seven garden designs, heat zone maps, problem solving tips, and much more. Original.

The Perennial Care Manual

Need to know how to divide your sedum or when to cut back your lavender? It's all in the book's Plant-by-Plant Perennial Guide, drawn from Ondra's personal experience growing each perennial.

The Perennial Care Manual

Author: Nancy J. Ondra

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603420452

Page: 384

View: 193

Keep your perennial beds looking their best, season after season. From planning and planting to pruning and propagating, this comprehensive guide covers everything you need to know to maintain a stunning perennial garden. Nancy J. Ondra provides an in-depth, plant-by-plant guide that profiles 125 popular perennials, with helpful information on each plant’s soil, light, and water needs. Ondra’s expertise and passion for gardening, along with Rob Cardillo’s breathtaking photography, will inspire you to create a garden of your dreams that will last a lifetime.

Plants for Houston and the Gulf Coast

Like all of Howard Garrett's books, Plants for Houston and the Gulf Coast is loaded with indispensable gardening information: Nearly 400 trees, shrubs, groundcovers and vines, annuals and perennials, and grasses 400 full-color, close-up ...

Plants for Houston and the Gulf Coast

Author: Howard Garrett

Publisher: University of Texas Press

ISBN: 9780292779952

Page: 164

View: 648

Whether you're a first-time homeowner, dedicated gardener, or landscape professional, if you're gardening on the Gulf Coast, you need Howard Garrett's Plants for Houston and the Gulf Coast. Garrett is one of Texas's top organic gardening experts, and gardeners rely on him for accurate, sensible advice about what to plant and how to maintain healthy yards and landscapes without synthetic fertilizers and toxic pesticides. In Plants for Houston and the Gulf Coast, Garrett presents nearly 400 plants, both native and adapted, that grow well in Southeast Texas. Like all of Howard Garrett's books, Plants for Houston and the Gulf Coast is loaded with indispensable gardening information: Nearly 400 trees, shrubs, groundcovers and vines, annuals and perennials, and grasses 400 full-color, close-up photos of the plants Expert information about each plant's appearance, growing requirements, landscape uses, potential problems, and other interesting facts Precise, easy-to-follow instructions about how to design a garden, prepare the soil, install trees and other plants, grow grass and control weeds, and maintain the landscape and control pests A detailed gardening calendar for Southeast Texas that lists specific plants to plant and maintenance tasks to perform each month No other book currently available provides such extensive and reliable information for Texas Gulf Coast gardeners.

The Well Tended Perennial Garden

The Well-Tended Perennial Garden will be your ally in the quest for a beautiful, well-maintained garden. The Well-Tended Perennial Garden is the most thorough book on the essential practices of perennial care.

The Well Tended Perennial Garden

Author: Tracy DiSabato-Aust

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604697873

Page: 416

View: 734

“This practical guide is lush with clear, step-by-step advice.” —Real Simple Whether you are a new gardener or a green thumb, The Well-Tended Perennial Garden is here to help you successfully plan, plant, and tend your garden. This hardworking guide includes thorough details on the essential practices of perennial care—included deadheading, pinching, and thinning—along with growing information for specific species and cultivars, on-trend garden design advice, a monthly planting and maintenance schedule, and details on native plants and gardening for wildlife. The Well-Tended Perennial Garden will be your ally in the quest for a beautiful, well-maintained garden.

When Perennials Bloom

A complete guide to perennial plants for the garden furnishes an A-to-Z listing of more than 460 plants and their blooming cycles and explains how to design a perennial garden that makes maximum use of color over the course of the seasons, ...

When Perennials Bloom

Author: Tomasz Ani_ko

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 0881928879

Page: 510

View: 315

A complete guide to perennial plants for the garden furnishes an A-to-Z listing of more than 460 plants and their blooming cycles and explains how to design a perennial garden that makes maximum use of color over the course of the seasons, taking into consideration bloom times, flower groupings, seasonal development, and more.

Perennial Vegetables 101

Perennial Vegetables 101: Plant Once, Enjoy Forever! is available for Purchase Today. This interesting book is chock full of tips for growing Perennial Vegetables in your home garden.

Perennial Vegetables 101

Author: Jamie Halladay

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781511941082

Page: 90

View: 646

Learn How to Grow More Food With Less Effort by Planting Perennial Vegetables!***Purchase your copy of Perennial Vegetables 101: Plant Once, Enjoy Forever! Don't Wait. Start learning the advantages of Perennial Vegetables Today!***Are You Looking for a way to grow more food with less time, money and effort? Do you want the many advantages that come with planting and growing Perennial Vegetables? Would you like to plant your vegetables once and harvest them for years to come, without the need for replanting? If so, then Perennial Vegetables 101: Plant Once, Enjoy Forever! is the book you need! You'll save money, spend less time maintaining your garden, and have more to show for it!Perennial Vegetables 101: Plant Once, Enjoy Forever! is available for Purchase Today.This interesting book is chock full of tips for growing Perennial Vegetables in your home garden. Perennials are a family of plants that re-grow year after year, without being replanted, they are also hardy and require little effort to grow. Perennial Vegetables 101: Plant Once, Enjoy Forever! helps you understand how to get the most from your garden, and which types of Perennial vegetables are right for you!Growing your own food doesn't have to include endless hours working in your garden. You'll learn how these amazing plants can save you time and money. Perennial Vegetables 101: Plant Once, Enjoy Forever! Explains how add perennials to your existing garden and the health benefits offered by them. You'll also learn exactly what you need to get started!Learn How to Grow More Food Than You Ever Thought Possible - Buy Perennial Vegetables 101: Plant Once, Enjoy Forever! Right Away!Start Realizing the True Potential of Your Garden With Perennial Vegetables. Start Reaping The Rewards -TODAY!Happy reading!

Perennial Gardening

"Whether you want to have beautiful plants that are easy to maintain, grow delicious vegetables and beautiful flowers, or create your own plant paradise inside and outside of your home, this book will teach you everything you need to know.

Perennial Gardening

Author: Susan Hollister

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781546851011

Page: 338

View: 961

"Whether you want to have beautiful plants that are easy to maintain, grow delicious vegetables and beautiful flowers, or create your own plant paradise inside and outside of your home, this book will teach you everything you need to know."--Publisher's description.

Planting the Dry Shade 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.

Planting the Dry Shade Garden

Author: Graham Rice

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 1604693282

Page: 192

View: 754

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 like epimediums and hellebores, and even lush foliage plants like evergreen ferns and hardy gingers, shrubs, climbers, perennials, ground covers, bulbs, annuals, and perennials- there is an entire palette to help you transform challenging spaces into rich, rewarding gardens.

Plants for Atlantic Gardens

The book includes a hardiness map, Jodi's list of preferred further reading, and short sidebars on useful topics like soil type, native plants, and pollinators.

Plants for Atlantic Gardens

Author: Jodi DeLong

Publisher: Nimbus Pub Limited

ISBN: 9781551097985

Page: 252

View: 575

With all the special challenges associated with gardening in Atlantic Canada, in-depth information and genuine inspiration are even more important. Plants for Atlantic Gardens is your go-to resource for growing perennials, shrubs, and trees on the East Coast. Well-known gardening columnist Jodi DeLong profiles over 100 of the best species for planting in Atlantic Canadian gardens. Each plant description includes essential gardening information, such as growing requirements, hardiness, height, and bloom period. In an accessible, friendly writing style, Jodi also tells prospective gardeners about the plant's natural history in the region and shares her own experiences-both good and bad! The book includes a hardiness map, Jodi's list of preferred further reading, and short sidebars on useful topics like soil type, native plants, and pollinators. Over 200 colour photos provide readers a great opportunity to truly assess each plant's suitability for their own gardens.

Plants and Planting on Landscape Sites

Written by an expert, this book is as an essential tool for landscape architects, project managers, contractors and nursery managers.

Plants and Planting on Landscape Sites

Author: Peter Ralph Thoday

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 1780646186

Page: 170

View: 201

Landscape architects, design professionals and contractors alike require a good working knowledge of how to achieve plant establishment under a variety of conditions and situations. Overlooking the physiological needs of plants can lead to potential problems that can have negative financial and design impacts. Plants and Planting on Landscape Sites is a practical book giving practitioners in landscape design the essential horticultural knowledge and concepts needed to understand the limits of the material they are working with and make informed decisions. From specification to supervision, this book provides concrete advice along with practical examples for each stage of a typical project. It contains sections on: the landscape site; selecting, assessing and purchasing plants; understanding nursery practice; forms and types of transplant traded; seeds and direct seeding; pre-planting site work; transplanting; and care in the establishment phase. Specially commissioned high quality line diagrams and full colour photographs are used throughout to demonstrate meaning and give examples. Peter Thoday is an experienced consultant, international lecturer in landscape management, and past president of The Institute of Horticulture, who has had numerous roles in high-profile projects, such as Horticultural Director of the Eden Project. Written by an expert, this book is as an essential tool for landscape architects, project managers, contractors and nursery managers.

Perennials For Dummies

This is your guide for exploring the world of flower gardening with perennials — from choosing and growing flowers to protecting them from pests and disease.

Perennials For Dummies

Author: Marcia Tatroe

Publisher: For Dummies

ISBN:

Page: 326

View: 967

Discusses the selection and care of perennial flowers, ferns, and grasses and suggests varieties for different conditions, soils, and climates

Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers

Revised and updated, this guide provides gardeners with information and photos of 8,000 different plants, from shrubs and trees to perennials, annuals, biennials and bulbs and cacti, cataloged and organized by color, growing season and size ...

Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers

Author: Christopher Brickell

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: 9780756668570

Page: 744

View: 479

Revised and updated, this guide provides gardeners with information and photos of 8,000 different plants, from shrubs and trees to perennials, annuals, biennials and bulbs and cacti, cataloged and organized by color, growing season and size.

Simon and Schuster s Complete Guide to Plants and Flowers

Describes and notes the families, places of origin, flowering times, uses, and light and soil-moisture requirements of a variety of shrubs, succulents, cacti, and flowering, climbing, Mediterranean, and rock-garden plants

Simon and Schuster s Complete Guide to Plants and Flowers

Author: Francesco Bianchini

Publisher: Touchstone

ISBN:

Page: 600

View: 499

Describes and notes the families, places of origin, flowering times, uses, and light and soil-moisture requirements of a variety of shrubs, succulents, cacti, and flowering, climbing, Mediterranean, and rock-garden plants

Perennial Garden Plants

They are central features in the landscape of a garden as they appear year-after-year and must be regarded as constant features. This book gives the expert view on the vast array of flowers available.

Perennial Garden Plants

Author: Alan Titchmarsh

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 184607911X

Page: 144

View: 836

Herbaceous perennials flower each year, dying down in the winter and springing back to life the following spring. They are central features in the landscape of a garden as they appear year-after-year and must be regarded as constant features. This book gives the expert view on the vast array of flowers available. Includes: * extensive plant directory * guidance on how to design a flowering border * advice on care and maintenance * tips for propagation Alan Titchmarsh imparts a lifetime of expertise in these definitive guides for beginners and experienced gardeners. Step-by-step illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions guide you through the basic skills and on to the advanced techniques, providing everything you need to create and maintain your dream garden.

Texas Getting Started Garden Guide

"Texas Getting Started Garden Guide "features * More than 170 plant recommendations--chosen just for gardeners in Texas for their ease of growing and maintenance and for the beauty they offer * Every plant type--from flowers and ...

Texas Getting Started Garden Guide

Author: Mary Irish

Publisher: Garden Guides

ISBN: 1591865522

Page: 240

View: 829

Full-color plant photos and complete step-by-step growing instructions for the native plants of Texas.