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Learn how to collect, save, and cultivate the seeds from more than 300 vegetables, herbs, fruits, flowers, trees, and shrubs. It s easy, and it s fun Authors Robert Gough and Cheryl Moore-Gough thoroughly explain every step in the seed-saving process. Descriptions of seed biology; tips on how to select plants for the best seeds; and advice on harvesting and cleaning, proper storage and care, and propagating and caring for new seedlings are all presented with clear, easy-to-follow instructions. Chapters
T o the millions of people who visit the Rocky Mountain region each and every year, Meet the Natives has long aided in the identification of the diverse and appealing plant life found in its many ecosystems. In order to meet the great demand for an upto-date and comprehensive book, this classic guide has been revised and updated. This edition is the first to feature full color photography. Over 400 plants are identified.
Master gardener Marie Harrison offers a rich plenty of trees and small shrubs that will bring color to the middle story of your Southern garden. If you choose carefully, you can add sparkle with flowers and fruits and brightly colored leaves all year long between the lower groundcovers and the taller trees of your garden. Many of the selections are native and require minimal care once established. But you can cultivate even the non-natives responsibly with the ecological approach revealed here. Each entry
Shop for How-To at The Home Depot. Georgia Getting Started Garden Guide is a plant -recommendation guidebook geared exclusively toward gardeners located in the Peach State. Authors Erica Glasener and Walter Reeves combine their extensive gardening knowledge to recommend plants that will thrive in (or in spite of) Georgia's heat, humidity, clay soil, coastal areas, and other unique growing conditions. Together, their top plant picks guarantee success for the Georgia gardener and home landscaper. From soil
Sierra Nevada Wildflowers: A Field Guide to Common Wildflowers and Shrubs of the Sierra Nevada, Including Yosemite, Sequoia, and Kings Canyon National Parks
With the Rocky Mountains to the west, the Great Plains to the North, the Chihuahan Desert to the south and the Gulf of Mexico to the east, Texas lies at the biological crossroads of North America. More than 5,000 flowering plants, from tiny herbs to towering trees, grow in these vast and diverse habitats. This book describes more than 600 species of the most common Texas wildflowers, trees, shrubs, and cacti in a well-illustrated, easy-to-use format. With over 400 color photographs, drawings, identification
Gardening experts Georgia Tasker and Tom MacCubbin offer foolproof advice on gardening within the diverse landscape of Florida. The "Florida Getting Started Garden Guide" features region-specific advice on planting, growing, and caring for more than 150 of Florida's top ornamental and native plants. From flowers and grasses to trees and tropical plants, this step-by-step guide includes useful information for the novice and experienced gardener alike. With gorgeous full-color photos of each plant, this book
Have you ever wondered which plants and flowers to grow in Texas, and how to do it? The Texas Getting Started Garden Guide features region-specific advice on planting, growing, and caring for more than 150 of Texas’ top ornamental plants. From flowers and grasses to trees and native plants, this step-by-step guide includes useful information for the novice and experienced gardener alike, geared exclusively toward the particular climatic concerns of Texans. With gorgeous full-color photos of each plant,
Have your landscape and eat it too! Landscaping ideas and special culinary uses for: Fruit trees-apple, cherry, peach, plum, pear, crabapple, quince Nut trees-pecan, walnut, chestnut, almond, hazelnut Bushes-Blueberry Herbs and vines-bay, grape, nasturtium, kiwi, lavender, mint, rosemary, sage, thyme Hot-country choices-fig, kumquat, lemon, lime, orange, olive, pomegranate Wildflowers-pawpaw, persimmon, rose, sunflower, yucca, prickly pear Also features an overview and tips on preserving the harvest,
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Written by one of the region's most highly respected gardening experts, Minnesota & Wisconsin Getting Started Garden Guide is a plant recommendation guidebook geared exclusively toward gardeners located in these states. Author Melinda Myers shares her extensive gardening knowledge, highlighting her top picks for plants that will thrive in (or in spite of) the area's tough winters and other unique growing conditions, guaranteeing success for the gardener and home landscaper in Minnesota or Wisconsin. From
How to Propagate 375 Plants: An Illustrated Directory of Flowers, Trees, Shrubs, Climbers, Water Plants, Vegetables and Herbs, With 650 Photographs
Buy Naturalist's Big Bend by Roland H. Wauer in Paperback - Revised Ed. for the low price of 13.87. Find this product in Nature > Wildlife, Plants - General, Reference.
Learn the techniques of successful plant propogation and avoid mistakes and disappointments with expert advice from Lewis Hill. Grow beautiful, bountiful, healthy plants - and save money in the process
Buttonbush. Hercules’ Club. Panic Grass. Tearthumb. Beach Spurge. Sea Rocket. Ladies’ Tresses. These name a few of the wild and wonderful plants found in this quick reference guide to plants of the Chesapeake Bay. Written by wetland scientists with decades of experience in the Bay’s waterways, this guide includes detailed descriptions and beautiful photographs of the plants most commonly found in the Chesapeake Bay. Grasses, trees, wildflowers, aquatic vegetation—if it grows in the tidal or nearshore
Alan Titchmarsh's expert advice on selecting the right flowering plants for any garden-looking at color, size, and aspect to create stunning effects and healthy, happy plants Flowering shrubs can be the most dramatic and beautiful features in a garden, and this ultimate guide teaches gardeners of all skill levels how to achieve them. Including guidance on choosing flowering shrubs for color and situation and practical advice on planting, general care, propagation, pruning, and renovation, this truly is the
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Shop for How-To at The Home Depot. Written by one of the region's most highly respected gardening experts, "Michigan Getting Started Garden Guide" is a plant recommendation guidebook geared exclusively toward gardeners located in the Wolverine State. Author Melinda Myers shares her extensive gardening knowledge, highlighting her top picks for plants that will thrive in (or in spite of) Michigan's tough winters and other unique growing conditions, guaranteeing success for the Michigan gardener and home
1 Burnside Pacific Northwest - Nature 1 Burnside - Bldg. 2 BOTNY- FLORA PNW1D Coastal Wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest: Wildflowers and Flowering Shrubs from British Columbia to Northern California Only 2 left in stock at $8.95! With over 200 color photographs covering 164 plants, this guide introduces seaside visitors and residents to the most common wildflowers and flowering shrubs of the rugged Pacific shore . Description : Includes bibliographical references (p. 173) and index. Product Details
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While the trees of Yosemite thrill visitors and the wildflowers often steal the show, every year the blue elderberry, the snowberry, the American dogwood, and dozens of other shrubs bloom in a glory all their own. This lovely volume, with inspired watercolors showing the fruit, flowers, and foliage of the plants, pays these shrubs full homage. Complete with useful information for plant identification, this book serves as a welcome and needed introduction to some of Yosemite’s most interesting and often
Fact and folklore that explore the details of common plant and animal communities east of the rockies.
Selecting small trees and shrubs for a beautiful garden year-round is simple with this easy-to-use guide. Trees and shrubs are arranged by season and characteristic with specific gardening information included for each of the 272 entries.
Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.
With stunning color photos throughout, this gardening guide describes more than 50 types of the best flowering shrubs and details their use in home landscaping. Shrubs are arranged by genus, separated into deciduous flowering and notable evergreen shrubs, and listed with the common name; size and shape; foliage color, shape, and texture; flower and fruit (if any); soil, nutrient, and light needs; pruning needs for maximum growth and/or flower; and USDA Hardiness Zones. Details of specific species,
Chess Lyons' update of his classic guide on Washington and British Columbia for naturalists and nature enthusiasts alike.This guide identifies more than 600 common trees, shrubs and flowers. Line drawings, distribution maps and a wildflower guide are included.