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Ultimate Topiaries: the Most Magnificent Horticultural Art through the Years

By: Buckley, Elizabeth

Price: $14.72

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Courage Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002724


Do you want to do something with that eyesore of a tree in your front yard? Do you want to astound guests as your dinner parties with sumblime decor? Welcome to the art of topiary! It may not be child's play to trim and prune those gnarly shrubs into the Coliseum, but you'll be well on your way to creating shapes and designs that will have your neighbors looking twice. This book provides a complete history and photos of extraordinary topiaries around the world. Gaze in a... View more info

Everything You Need to Know about Gardening but Were Afraid to Ask

By: Cassy, Rob; Scriven, Valerie

Price: $11.04

Publisher: United Kingdom, Frances Lincoln Ltd: 2002

Edition: First Softcover Edition

Seller ID: 003165


This handy volume bursts with straightforward advice. Nothing is too simple, or too complicated, to be explained clearly. Answering all those questions you never dared ask, this indispensable book will transform your garden and the way you look at it. Rob Cassy is a keen commonsense gardener, which is reflected in this book. Includes index, this book is illustrated with drawings and color photos. Printed on heavy stock. ; 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Dahlias

By: Damp, Philip

Price: $12.88

Publisher: Chester, CT, Globe Pequot Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002390


The author of this handsome volume promises that you do not have to be an expert to grow these glorious flowers for pleasure or for show. Philip Damp tells you all the fundamentals for growing dahlias successfully. When they are blooming, he shows how to exhibit your blooms to best advantage. Additionally, the author describes the development of modern hybrids and recommends varieties that he admires and have grown well. He lists the best suppliers from around the world ... View more info

Jackson & Perkins Beautiful Roses Made Easy: Midwestern Edition

By: Dunn, Teri; Myers, Melinda

Price: $12.88

Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee, U. S. A., Cool Springs Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002881


At last, its easier than ever to grow georgous roses in the Midwest! With this book, any question you may have about roses is answered. Find out which roses perform best in your climate and soil. Learn from successful growers in the Midwest area. Rose growing is made simpler with commonsense, helpful tips and techniques, and illustrated how-to's. Discover how roses can be perfect companions for perennials, shrubs, vines, and annuals. Included in this book are rose select... View more info

Garden Ornaments: 30 Beautiful Projects for Decorating Your Garden

By: Hankinson, Moira; Hankinson, Nicholas

Price: $9.20

Publisher: Rockport, Massachusetts, U. S. A., Rockport Publications: 2001

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 001395


Most of us enjoy making the best of our outdoor space, whether it is a small patio or a mature garden. The furnished garden may contain grand and impressive statuary, fountains and follies, but just as visually exciting is the urban backyard paved and filled with stone urns and terra cotta pots and featuring tables and chairs for outdoor entertaining. Garden ornaments, furniture and accessories can be used as focal points on lawns, patios and walls. This book shows you h... View more info

Gardening with Groundcovers and Vines

By: Lacy, Allen

Price: $16.56

Publisher: New York, Harpercollins: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002874


Gardening with Groundcovers and Vines is the first fully illustrated book to consider these two kinds of plants as indispensable elements of a garden - rather than substitutes for turf grass in shady spots or to help screen an ugly view. Allen Lacy, one of America's best writers, explores the unsuspected charm and beauty of these plants, teaching readers that together they bring density, diversity, and depth that are essential to a truly satisfying garden. The book goes ... View more info

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Gertrude Jekyll: the Making of a Garden an Anthology

By: Lewis, Cherry (compiled by)

Price: $34.96

Publisher: United Kingdom, Garden Art Pr: 2005

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003122


This is a selection from the writings of Gertrude Jekyll (1843-1932) , known the world over for her garden designs. A well-known and much sought after garden designer during her lifetime, her strong views on garden plantings and color schemes have helped generations of gardeners to develop their own gardens. Today she is respected as much for her practical comments as she is for that sense of "heart and soul" which she brings to gardening matters. This revised ed... View more info

Better Homes and Gardens Water Gardens

By: Lewis, Eleanore

Price: $8.28

Publisher: Des Moines, Iowa, U. S. A., Better Homes & Gardens Books: 2001

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 002887


This book shows you how to refresh and cool your garden by adding a water feature. Whether you desire a serene pond, a playful fountain, a gentle stream, or even a tabletop container with miniature plants, we guide you through the step-by-step process. Choosing plants is easy. Just follow the recommended plant lists and select the best flowers and foliage to grow in your water garden. Also look for tips on stocking fish, attracting wildlife to your garden, and maintainin... View more info

Making the Most of Outdoor Spaces

By: Love, Gilly

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Rizzoli Intl Pubns: 1999

Seller ID: 002318


This book provides everything you need to make an outdoor space or sun room extra special. It has inspired ideas for creating a "room" outdoors in the space available - whether large or tiny. It is a sourcebooks for city or country, garden or patio, on any budget and reveals the secrets for privacy and ambience in outdoor spaces. Includes practical tips on paving, lighting, plants, and outdoor furniture, and features 3 case-study plans for outdoor dining, living,... View more info

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Best Trees for Your Garden

By: Paterson, Allen; Wooster, Steven

Price: $18.40

Publisher: Toronto, On, Canada, Firefly Books Ltd: 2003

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 003144


This richly illustrated book provides all the informtion and guidance you need to select the tree that's right for you. It tells you how to find the tree you want, and once you've found it, how to plant and maintain it. A comprehensive directory of the best garden trees, with stunning photographs, gives details of habitat, foliage and flower, height, spread, and speed of growth for more than 300 trees. Includes suggestions for those who want quick growth, glorious flower... View more info

Theme Gardens

By: Sanchez, Janet H.

Price: $7.36

Publisher: Menlo Park, California, U. S. A., Sunset Pub Co: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002569


This is a guide to distinctive garden styles with a wealth of ideas for your home landscaping. It includes: Creating garden vignettes that capture a look, evoke a mood, or take your garden in a whole new direction; signature plants that announce the style of the garden; stunning photographs that examine the key elements of the most widely loved styles of garden design along with easy step-by-step projects. Includes a subject index and plant index. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12... View more info

For Your Garden: Window Boxes

By: Spier, Carol

Price: $8.28

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U. S. A., Little Brown & Co: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003172


No matter what the setting, window boxes can be designed and planted to adorn any type of architecture in all types of surroundings. Overflowing with beautiful full-color photographs, this book abounds with secrets to growing favorite blooms and foliage in window gardens and designing and creating plantings that will suit different styles of homes. The kind of box, type of style, color, location and seasonal concerns are all adressed in this book with index. ; 8vo - over... View more info

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Cottage Gardens : Everything You Need to Create a Garden

By: Squire, David

Price: $13.80

Publisher: London, England, Cassell & Co.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003934


This volume, a Cassell's Garden Directory, is an instant reference to more than 250 plants. Even though researched and published in England, the same plants are available in the United States. Photographed in full color, it features planning your garden, creating a cottage garden, and a plant directory. The directory includes such information as the leaf type, lighting, speed and ease of growth, height and spread, features of interest, season (s) , and annuals-biennials.... View more info

Quick and Easy Container Water Gardens : Simple-To-Make Water Features and Fountains for Indoor and Outdoor Gardens

By: Swindells, Philip

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Vermont, Storey Publishing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003620


You don't need a lot of time or space to enjoy your own soothing wter garden. Following the simple step-by-step instructions and photographs in this book, you can create low-maintenance water features for small yards, decks, balconies - even indoors. With more than 20 inspiring projects for both still and moving water gardens, you're sure to find one to fit your setting and style. An illustrated plant directory features more than 90 varieties of submerged, floating, bord... View more info

The Comfortable Garden: Designs for Harmonious Living

By: Zimmerman, Ann

Price: $19.78

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Sterling Pub Co Inc: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003828


Transform your garden into a comfortable haven that beckons you outside among tantalizing colors, fabulous textures, and irresistible scents. Once you look at your garden as an outdoor room, you'll want to turn it into a place that's a joy to spend time in. Here's how to make yourself at home in your garden. This book is full of ideas with beautiful color photographs and creatively instructive text. 10 1/4" square. ; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall View more info