7 edition of Gardening with foliage plants found in the catalog.
by Abbeville Press in New York
Includes bibliographical references (p. 160) and index.
|Other titles||Leaf, bark, and berry|
|Statement||Ethne Clarke ; with photographs by Clive Nichols.|
|LC Classifications||SB431 .C53 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||160 p. :|
|Number of Pages||160|
|LC Control Number||97208151|
Fine Foliage — buy now on Amazon Elegant Plant Combinations for Garden and Container. Authors Karen Chapman and Christina Salwitz share more than 60 examples of plant combinations for the home garden in this helpful book. For each combo, there's a "Why This Works" section along with a "Meet The Players" section showing each plant with highlights. Noted for its foliage, which is a unique combination of large paddle-shaped leaves in green, red, orange, and yellow hues, the plant can change colors according to different light .
But foliage plants tend to turn the other cheek when you skip a watering or three. Rather than flimsy foliage, most veterans of this contingent boast thick, substantial leaves. Beyond a tendency not to wilt, leaves of substance also generally avoid insect problems. Nasty nibbling bugs can’t get a . Get this from a library! Foliage in your garden. [J A Kelly, F.L.S.] -- "An excellent guide to an important yet often neglected aspect of gardening. Kelly uses his knowledge of trees, shrubbery, and low-growing plants and grasses to explain how gardeners can take.
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Foliage House Plants - The Time-life Encyclopedia Of Gardening Hardcover – January 1, by James Underwood and the Editors of Time-life Books Crockett (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.
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Learn about Author Central. Sandra 5/5(1). “A successful planting combination is as much about beautiful foliage as it is about flowers—that’s the premise of the upcoming book Gardening with Foliage First.”—Sunset “This is a useful resource for new gardeners testing their design teeth and for experienced horticulturalists looking for some new Gardening with foliage plants book.
"Fine Foliage: Elegant Plant Combinations for Garden and Container does much more than celebrate gorgeous foliage specimens, which by now are enjoying the popularity once reserved for blooming plants. The book groups foliage plants (and the occasional bloomer) that have complementary and contrasting features–and can live together happily in /5(70).
Gardening has such a long history of focusing on flowers. Gardeners almost need to reeducated themselves and that's where Gardening with Foliage First comes in.
With their new book Karen and Christina hope to give you the confidence to try new ideas, and in doing so, discover a fresh approach to creating plant combinations.
"A successful planting combination is as much about beautiful foliage as it is about flowers--that's the premise of the upcoming book Gardening with Foliage First."--Sunset "This is a useful resource for new gardeners testing their design teeth and for experienced horticulturalists looking for some new less of the reader's experience and expertise, the recipe format is Reviews: With plants the neutral palate expands to include basic green foliage.
In plants, non-basic green foliage functions as color to play with. Silver, black, chartreuse, variegated, and bronze are just some of the different foliage colors that can function as design elements. Towering flowers, showy grasses, unique forms, and attractive foliage create a dynamic design with movement and texture, and blue, warm gold, and silvery colors shift through the seasons.
Leave plants standing for a sculptural winter garden. Garden of 12 plants fits 63 square feet. 13 hours ago Sudden death or rot of iris leaves may be a good indicator a borer is in town. Chewing causes damage and can allow soft rot to start in which case. The ultimate foliage plant for shade, hostas offer versatility, durability and a seemingly limitless variety of forms, sizes and shades of green Growing Elephant Ear Plants in Your Garden Elephant ears bring to mind lush, tropical forests, adding drama to both gardens and containers.
A beautiful book with lots of great ideas for ones own garden. Foliage plants add fantastic color to gardens. Coral bells is a perfect example. I have added at least 8 new ones to my gardens this year alone.
This small book contains many truly fine ideas for a home garden. Highly recommended!!/5(9). 10 of the best garden shrubs and perennials for flower arranging.
The book groups foliage plants (and the occasional bloomer) that have complementary and contrasting features–and can live together happily in the climate they were meant for.
If you are looking for groupings based on color, texture, light needs, zone or any other characteristic, Fine Foliage makes it Reviews: The book also discussed how to care and maintain a perennial garden indoors and outdoors. With the sun shining and the warmer temperatures arriving, I am definitely going to look into planting a perennial garden.
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Get this from a library. Gardening with foliage plants: leaf, bark, and berry. [Ethne Clarke; Clive Nichols] -- Relates how to use leaf shapes, plant forms, and shades of color of foliage in the design of a garden, and includes a directory of plants where species are grouped by foliage. Create a foliage-driven garden that dazzles.
Although seductive, flowers, by their fleeting nature, are a fickle base to provide long-lasting gardens with year-round interest. Tackle this problem with the advice in Gardening with Foliage how to first build a framework of foliage and then layer in flowers and other artistic elements as the finishing touches.4/5.
The best books combine both aspects. Timber Press found a way to cut through the noise with a new book to be published later in January: Gardening with Foliage First by Karen Chapman and Christina Salwitz.” —Succulents and More “If ever there were a recipe book for a huge array of plant ingredients, this is it.” —Petal Talk Blog.
I was preoccupied by color and flowers, but the longer I garden, the more interested I become in growing perennials that have attractive leaves. Foliage plants often have leaves that are an attention-getting color, such as burgundy (my favorite), silver, gold, splotched or variegated.
The importance of leaves. At pages and much beefier compared to the slim Fine Foliage, Gardening with Foliage First delves more deeply into the art of combining foliage plants for subtle beauty and long-term impact in a garden.
Photo courtesy of Karen Chapman And an art it is!Flowers are important, but foliage with dynamic colors, patterns and textures is at the heart of a well-designed landscape. Be sure to mix at least a few of the plants you’ll see in this blog in with your flowering plants to ensure there will be something interesting to enjoy all season long.Here you can find free books in the category: Gardening.
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