Agaves: Living Sculptures for Landscapes and Containers, by Greg Star, focuses solely on 75 species of this gorgeous succulent. Who knew that there was so much to learn about agave? This guide covers all aspects of each of these agave varieties including full growing requirements, detailed descriptions, and propagation procedures. Full of colorful photos, this book is the best way to get to know the wonderful agave plant. ISBN-13: 978-1-60469-198-6Cover Type: Hardcover.
The Book Of Little Hostas, by Kathy Guest Shadrock and Michael Shadrock, takes a look at 200 wonderful hosta varieties that are small or tiny. These small hostas are just as beautiful as classic versions and are perfect for both gardens and containers. You do not have to sacrifice color or plant habits. Each of these hosta varieties are profiled in detail, and colorful photographs help the reader grasp the key benefits of each one. There are options for all regions and garden types in this book. ISBN-13: 978-1-60469-060-6Cover Type: HardcoverPublisher: Timber Press.
Eat Your Roses, Pansies, Lavender and 49 Other Delicious Flowers is a gardening book and a cookbook combined! Learn how easy it is to grow edible flowers and recipes for their use in everyday dishes or for that very special occasion. There is also a list of do’s and don’t when harvesting and cooking them. It also makes a great gift for that special chef. ISBN-13: 978-0-9819615-5-2Cover Type: Concealed Spiral BindingPage Count: 104 pages Denise SchreiberMrs. Know It All™ of The Organic GardenersAuthor Eat Your Roses Pansies, Lavender and 49 other Delicious FlowersISA Certified ArboristGarden Writers Association National Director .
The Plant Lover’s Guide To Magnolias, by Andrew Bunting, takes an expert’s view of these beloved spring flowering trees. This book covers 146 magnolia varieties that the author believes work best for the garden. This book has everything you need to know about these magnolia varieties including growing, care, and landscape designing. As if the information wasn’t enough, there are hundreds of colorful images included in this book that will help take your understanding of the material to a whole new level. Everything that you need to know in order to plant your own magnolia tree is in this book! ISBN-13: 978-1-60469-578-6Cover Type: HardcoverPublisher: Timber Press.
Richie Steffen and Sue Olsen have written this book in order to share their knowledge and expertise on the growing and propagation of ferns. It is written in an easy to read manner that includes detailed descriptions, how to use ferns in garden design, and how ferns can affect and improve your garden. These ornamental, reliable plants are readily available at garden centers or mail-order nurseries. They have become quite popular for many gardeners since they come in many colors, sizes, and varieties. If you are looking for a plant for a shaded area, containers, or as a textured accent, this book will certainly answer many of your questions about ferns and where to start! ISBN-13: 978-1-60469-474-1Cover Type: HardcoverPublisher: Timber Press.
Viburnums – Flowering Shrubs For Every Season, by Michael A. Dirr, covers all aspects of the gorgeous, hardy, and often under appreciated viburnum shrub. Every horticulturally relevant species and cultivar of viburnum is profiled with great detail in this book. The author takes a very honest look at each of the varieties while explaining the benefits and pitfalls of each so that the reader can get an accurate description before selecting the best plants for your space. No matter why, where, or how you garden, this book will lead you to the perfect viburnum that fits all of your requirements. ISBN-13: 978-0-88192-853-2Cover Type: HardcoverPublisher: Timber Press.
Sue Spooner Olsen offers a wealth of information for the fern enthusiast in her book. This book is used as a reference that enriches a gardeners information and encourages them to try various ferns. It is filled with her extensive knowledge, and through a detailed history of the fern species, she provides concise and easy to read directions. She gives essential input on which ferns to choose, what climate they survive in, how to care for them, and the many varieties that are available. This Encyclopedia of Garden Ferns includes over 700 images and becomes a great visual for any gardener! These images show how the combining of ferns with other plants can produce a lovely and extremely beautiful garden with a variety of colors, textures and sizes. . ISBN-13: 978-1-88192-819-8Cover Type: HardcoverPublisher: Timber Press.
A Guide To Bearded Irises: Cultivating the Rainbow for Begginers and Enthusiasts, by Kelly D. Norris, rediscovers the glory of the bearded iris and all of its diversity. The author recognizes 6 different categories of bearded iris depending on size and characteristics. This book goes beyond simple plant facts, and offers tips for growing, variety selection, garden design, and even breeding new and unique varieties. The author even public gardens with iris colections, societies focused on irises, and nurseries with hard to find iris varieties. ISBN-13: 978-1-60469-208-2Cover Type: HardcoverPublisher: Timber Press.
The Plant Lover’s Guide To Sedums, by Brent Horvath, examines all aspects of the gorgeous sedum plant. Sedum blends the unique foliage of succulent plants with the colorful blooms of a flowering perennial. Sedums offer interest from spring to fall, and are drought tolerant which makes them perfect for water wise gardens. The author profiles 150 of the most horticulturally relevant varieties. Discover each varieties growing zones, size, growth requirements, color, and additional information on propagation, garden uses, and care. The author even offers information on where you can purchase or view these varieties. Whether you are new to the world of sedums, or you have had them in your garden for years, this book will have a wealth of new and useful information to offer. ISBN-13: 978-1-60469-392-8Cover Type: HardcoverPublisher: Timber Press.
Calochortus: Mariposa Lilies & Relatives, by Mary E. Gerritsen & Ron Parsons, delves into the wonderful world of the Calochortus plant. Never heard of it? Don’t feel bad because you are not alone. These gorgeous bulbous plants are part of the lily family. Discover the wonder and beauty of these plants by learning the history, habitat, and cultivation techniques for each species covered. The authors offer wonderful photos that will really bring this genus to life for you. Help in the movement to make the calochortus more widely used and respected in the gardening and horticulural communities. ISBN-13: 978-1-88192-844-0Cover Type: HardcoverPublisher: Timber Press.
Clematis For Small Spaces, by Raymond J. Evison, takes a look at 150 clematis cultivars that can thrive in small spaces. Learn techniques that will allow you to grow these clematis in containers, hanging baskets, or use them to plant clematis borders. These clematis varieties have been selected for their prolific blooming habits, large flowers, ability to be free standing, dwarf stature, and disease resistance. Whether you are a beginning gardener or a seasoned vet, this book has expert views and fresh ideas that are sure to expand your knowledge of clematis. ISBN-13: 978-1-88192-851-8Cover Type: HardcoverPublisher: Timber Press.
The Magical World Of Moss Gardening, by Annie Martin, takes a look at moss and how it can be used as an ornamental and functional plant in the landscape. Moss is a commonly overlooked plant. In fact, most people would never even consider moss as having any value in the garden. In reality, moss is easy to grow, very hardy, and offers color all year round. Moss has no roots, stems, or blooms, so it can be grown on rocks, walls, and many other surfaces, bringing color and texture to areas that you never thought was possible. This book will introduce the reader to the magical world of gardening using moss by explaining the techniques needed for successful planting, design, and care. This easy to read book is full of beautiful photographs that will bring the world of gardening with moss to life! ISBN-13: 978-1-60469-560-1Cover Type: PaperbackPublisher: Timber Press.
Bloom-Again Orchids, by Judy White, challenges the idea that orchids hard to grow or that they are not worth the money or effort. The author shows you 50 varieties of orchids that are common in the market, not fussy, and can be grown indoors without much hassle. Each of the 50 varieties are profiled in detail including plant information, color images, and growing requirements. Widen your gardening horizon by learning the basic techniques needed in order to become an orchid growing expert. ISBN-13: 978-1-60469-055-2Cover Type: PaperbackPublisher: Timber Press.
Daffodil: the Remarkable Story of the World’s Most Popular Spring Flower, By Noel Kingsbury, delves into the wonderful culture of daffodils and their significance in history. The author profiles over 200 of the most astounding varieties on the market today. With more than 25,000 different cultivars that come in pink, white, orange, and just about every shade of yellow imaginable, there is sure to be a daffodil that is perfect for your garden. This book includes many unique photographs that will quickly make the daffodil one of your favorite plants. ISBN-13: 978-1-60469-318-8Cover Type: HardcoverPublisher: Timber Press.
The Plant Lover’s Guide To Clematis, by Linda Beutler. Clematis are the most loved and widely used flowering vines in the gardening world. The author profiles 196 of the most beautiful and relevant clematis species and cultivars. These profiles include companion plants, design, cultivation, and maintenance advice. If you are looking to spruce up a structure or create a living backdrop, this book will give you all the information needed to introduce clematis into your garden. ISBN-13: 978-1-60469-659-2Cover Type: HardcoverPublisher: Timber Press.