Ornamental

50 High-Impact, Low-Care Garden Plants

Author: 
Tracy DiSabato-Aust
Publisher: 
Timber Press
Publication Date: 
2008
ISBN: 
978–0–8819–2950–8

paper, 168 pp., $16.95

This book features 50 easy-care plants, perennials, trees, and shrubs with exciting colors, textures, and scents. They are genuine showstoppers that do not need a great deal of pampering while maintaining multi-seasonal interest. Each plant featured in this work is described according to 12 low-maintenance criteria devised by the author, along with plant specifics and photographs.

Volume: 
11
Number: 
2

The American Horticultural Society A–Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants

Author: 
Christopher Brickell and H. Marc Cathey (editors-in-chief)
Publisher: 
DK Publishing
Publication Date: 
2004
ISBN: 
0–756–60616–0

cloth, 1,099 p., $80.00

This exceptional reference source is suitable for home gardeners, horticulturalists and libraries. At 1,099 pages, this is a comprehensive book with in-depth descriptions of 15,000 ornamental plants in 2,000 genera appropriate for North American gardens. Alphabetically organized by botanical name and containing a common name index at the back makes this a very user-friendly book. Color photographs accompany the detailed entries that list information on cultivation, propagation, and pests and diseases.

Volume: 
7
Number: 
5

Florida Gardening on the Go

Author: 
Lynette L. Walther
Publisher: 
University Press of Florida
Publication Date: 
2010
ISBN: 
978–0–813–03435–5

Paper, 183 pp., $22.95

This guide to gardening is keyed to the Florida climate, one that will keep dedicated gardeners busy all year long. After providing the fundamentals on plant culture for the region, author Lynette Walther turns to some of the challenges, such as weeds, insects, and diseases, as well as the extreme conditions that must be considered. The book is filled with ideas. Walther's theme is to encourage those with little time to seek respite in the garden through thoughtful planning as well as selecting appropriate plants.

Volume: 
12
Number: 
3

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