A guide to plants for North American gardens encompasses detailed descriptions of more than one thousand species, organized alphabetically by botanical names and including information on cultivation and propagation.
Drawing on her decades of experience of gardening on Martha's Vineyard, a leading horticulturalist explores the special challenges of creating a garden in a coastal area, with practical suggestions and tips on how to create a lush, beautiful garden despite the wind, sand, salt, and sun.
A visual guide to working with perennial plants counsels home gardeners on the "psychology" of perennials by addressing their needs, wants, and potential; in a nontraditional reference that explains how to forge a satisfying relationship with perennials by understanding how to make each part of the plant flourish.
Learning about nature has never been so much fun -- or so easy. Anyone, young or old, who can hold a pencil, brush, or crayon can quickly learn to identify nature with these coloring books based on the famous Peterson Field Guides. Once you have actually identified and colored an image, its filed marks will be engraved in your memory.