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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

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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