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Practical Bamboos: The 50 Best Plants for Screens, Containers and More
Practical Bamboos: The 50 Best Plants for Screens, Containers and More
by Paul Whittaker
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Bamboos are valued for their attractive culms, year-round foliage, and ability to add serenity to any garden scene. They add style to a garden and are ideal for screening eyesores and buffering noise. But the key to success is careful selection... (read more)

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The Color Encyclopedia of Ornamental Grasses: Sedges, Rushes, Restios, Cat-Tails, and Selected Bamboos
The Color Encyclopedia of Ornamental Grasses: Sedges, Rushes, Restios, Cat-Tails, and Selected Bamboos
by Rick Darke
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This encyclopedia by a distinguished American horticulturist is the most authoritative and best-illustrated reference ever published on ornamental grasses. Rick Darke has been studying and photographing grasses in gardens and native landscapes around the... (read more)

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Organic Lawn Care Manual: a Natural, Low-maintenance System for a Beautiful, Safe Lawn (07 Edition)
Organic Lawn Care Manual: a Natural, Low-maintenance System for a Beautiful, Safe Lawn (07 Edition)
by Paul Boardway Tukey
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Paul Tukey, a self-confessed mowing addict, answers the growing demand for organic grass with a comprehensive volume of natural lawncare information. Step by step, he takes readers through the many elements that work together to form a healthy, organic... (read more)

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Bamboo for Gardens
Bamboo for Gardens
by Ted Meredith
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Whatever your climate, there is a suitable species of bamboo for your garden. More than 300 bamboos are described, from tropical and subtropical species to hardy species with information on size, native range, and landscape use.... (read more)

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The Encyclopedia of Ornamental Grasses
The Encyclopedia of Ornamental Grasses
by John Greenlee
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The Encyclopedia of Ornamental Grasses How to Grow and Use Over 250 Beautiful and Versatile Plants From the fresh green shoots of spring through the dramatic foliage of summer, the lush colors of autumn, and the pale, feathery maturity of winter, grasses... (read more)

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Ornamental Bamboos
Ornamental Bamboos
by David Crompton
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David Crompton explains the characteristics that set bamboos apart and everything that is needed to grow them successfully. The various uses of bamboos are considered, including the creation of a garden devoted exclusively to bamboos, followed by advice... (read more)

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Grasses: Versatile Partners for Uncommon Garden Design
Grasses: Versatile Partners for Uncommon Garden Design
by Nancy Ondra
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From spring green to winter gold, the drama of grasses is nonstop. There are the striking yellow-and-green ostrich plumes of Zebra Grass. The fine-textured leaves of Blue Oat Grass. Flame Grass's dazzling red-orange leaves, Fountain Grass's coppery... (read more)

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Timber Press Pocket Guide to Bamboos
Timber Press Pocket Guide to Bamboos
by Ted Jordan Meredith
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There are around 1400 species of bamboo spread throughout the world's temperate, tropical, and subtropical regions. They grow from sea level to high mountainous regions and can be successfully grown in a range of climates, from coastal California to... (read more)

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How to Get Your Lawn Off Grass: A North American Guide to Turning Off the Water Tap and Going Native
How to Get Your Lawn Off Grass: A North American Guide to Turning Off the Water Tap and Going Native
by Carole Rubin
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On any list of the world's most pressing problems, water scarcity and water quality inevitably rank high. These issues and their related concerns often emerge in the major topics of the day, including Walkerton, free trade and globalization debates and... (read more)

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All About Lawns
All About Lawns
by Ortho
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Offers detailed plans for growing a great lawn. Tells readers how to identify grasses in their own lawn so proper care can be given. Complete guide for repairing or rebuilding a lawn. Teaches readers how to match their maintenance plans with their... (read more)

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Perennial Ground Covers
Perennial Ground Covers
by David S Mackenzie
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Ground covers take on new meaning in this enlightening book designed to make gardeners' work easier. Hostas, stonecrops, smaller rhododendrons, prayer plants, pyracanthas, box huckleberry, hellebores, daylilies, grasses, alpine willows, and unsupported... (read more)

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All About Lawns
All About Lawns
by Ortho Books
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A complete reference, including descriptions for weeds, insect pests, and diseases, plus a hardiness zone map. Step-by-step advice for preventing and solving pest and disease problems while caring for your lawn. Helps with turf grass variety selection to... (read more)

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Taylor's Guide to Ornamental Grasses: More Than 165 of These Versatile, Low-Maintenance Plants, Pictured in Color with Full Descriptions of How to Use (Taylor's Guides to Gardening)
Taylor's Guide to Ornamental Grasses: More Than 165 of These Versatile, Low-Maintenance Plants, Pictured in Color with Full Descriptions of How to Use (Taylor's Guides to Gardening)
by Patrick Taylor
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Ornamental grasses are at home in a mixed border or as striking individual specimens. They adapt to a wide range of climates and soils, need little or no maintenance, and resist most pests and diseases. They can anchor a slope or live happily in a... (read more)

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American Green (06 Edition)
American Green (06 Edition)
by Ted Steinberg
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The rise of the perfect lawn represents one of the most profound transformations in the history of the American landscape. American Green, Ted Steinberg's witty expos of this bizarre phenomenon, traces the history of the lawn from its explosion in the... (read more)

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Plantfinder's Guide to Ornamental Grasses (Plantfinder's Guide)
Plantfinder's Guide to Ornamental Grasses (Plantfinder's Guide)
by Roger Grounds
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Wide ranging and thorough in its exploration of grasses, this book covers the history and biology of ornamental grasses, plant selection, and garden uses. Grass lovers will especially appreciate the planting plans in the book, which show both the effects... (read more)

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The Craft & Art of Bamboo: 30 Elegant Projects to Make for Home and Garden
The Craft & Art of Bamboo: 30 Elegant Projects to Make for Home and Garden
by Carol Stangler
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30 elegant projects to make for home and garden.... (read more)

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Lawn Care for Dummies
Lawn Care for Dummies
by Lance Walheim
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Only one thing is standing between you and a fabulous lawn: It's called Lawn Care For Dummies. If you want a spiffy and well-coifed lawn (and not the overgrown, unruly one that people comment on when they pass by your house), you'll find everything you... (read more)

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Manual of Grasses
Manual of Grasses
by Rick Darke
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Includes bamboos, sedges, rushes, and cat-tails in addition to descriptions of principal ornamental members of the true grasses. A valuable supplement to Rick Darke's Color Encyclopedia of Ornamental Grasses.... (read more)

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Ortho's All about Sprinklers and Drip Systems (Ortho's All about)
Ortho's All about Sprinklers and Drip Systems (Ortho's All about)
by Ortho
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This newly revised edition provides expert advice on how to grow a lush, green lawn through proper watering with less fuss, less water, and less money. The easy-to-follow, practical format helps readers plan their watering systems, buy the right... (read more)

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Ornamental Grasses: Wolfgang Oehme and the New American Garden
Ornamental Grasses: Wolfgang Oehme and the New American Garden
by Stefan Leppert
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Wolfgang Oehme is one of the most important garden designers of the last 30 years. In partnership with James Van Sweden, who contributes an essay to this book, he ushered in the revolutionary garden style known as the New American Garden. Eschewing... (read more)

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