Helps readers identify what plants need to survive and how these fundamental scientific facts are at the heart of good plant care. This title includes a chapter on seeds and germination. It also looks at biodiversity, ecology, genetic engineering, and nomenclature. It is suitable for enthusiastic beginners or the master gardeners.
Campanulas have long been a gardeners' favorite, their spectacular summer performance earning them a place in the herbaceous border year after year. This title describes more than 200 Campanula species and hybrids.
Working on the premise that the form of the leaf is the most important design element, this title explains the basic leaf shapes, and shows how to balance them pleasingly. It includes chapters focusing on specific tonal palettes. It is suitable for gardeners and landscape designers.
Climbing plants constitute a huge, and largely untapped, resource for today's gardeners. Because their habit of growth is primarily vertical, they can be used for utilitarian as well as ornamental purposes. This title features profiles of more than 115 of the climbing plants for various sites and conditions.
Your garden is supposed to be fun - a place where you can relax, a source of beauty and pleasure. But all too often things go wrong. Those expensive tulip bulbs you planted last autumn never came up, your tomato plants are wilting and weeds are taking over everywhere. And worst of all, you've got no idea what to do about any of it.