Fine Foliage: Elegant Plant Combinations for Garden and Container

Fine Foliage: Elegant Plant Combinations for Garden and

Foliage comes in a mind-boggling variety of color, shape and growth habit. But which ones complement each other and work best for the many garden situations people have? Fine Foliage gives the home gardener 60+ examples of plant combinations that work for every purpose, whether in sun or shade, path or meadow, porch or poolside. Each plant combination is introduced with an on-site photograph and “Why This Works” text, accompanied by individual close-up photos and quick-tip info about care, site, soil, zone and season – a complete “recipe” that even a beginner gardener can follow. Fine Foliage brings elegant, expert design and style to the garden and patio. Full color photographs throughout. Includes an index. Fine Foliage was named one of Amazon’s “Best of the Year” garden books for 2013. The Garden Writers Association has recognized Fine Foliage with a 2014 Silver Award of Achievement The Garden Writers Association has also recognized Fine Foliage with a 2014 Gold Award of Achievement

  • ASIN: 0985562226

Gardening with Foliage First: 127 Dazzling Combinations that Pair the Beauty of Leaves with Flowers, Bark, Berries, and More

Gardening with Foliage First: 127 Dazzling Combinations that

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 First. Learn how to first build a framework of foliage and then layer in flowers and other artistic elements as the finishing touches. This simple, recipe-style approach to garden design features 127 combinations for both sunny and shady gardens that work for a variety of climates and garden challenges.

  • Brand: Timber Press
  • ASIN: 1604696648

Deer-Resistant Design: Fence-free Gardens that Thrive Despite the Deer

Deer-Resistant Design: Fence-free Gardens that Thrive Despite the

“Fear deer no more! The best source I’ve seen on the topic!” —Tracy DiSabato-Aust, award-winning garden designer and best-selling author Deer are one of the most common problems a gardener can face. These cute but pesky animals can quickly devour hundreds of dollars’ worth of plants. Common solutions include the use of unattractive fencing and chemicals. In Deer-Resistant Design, Karen Chapman offers another option—intentional design choices that result in beautiful gardens that coexist with wildlife. Deer-Resistant Design showcases real home gardens across North America—from a country garden in New Jersey to a hilltop hacienda in Texas—that have successfully managed the presence of deer. Each homeowner also shares their top ten deer-resistant plants, all welcome additions to a deer-challenged gardeners shopping list. A chapter on deer-resistant container gardens provides suggestions for making colorful, captivating, and imaginative containers. Lushly illustrated and filled with practical advice and inspiring design ideas, Deer-Resistant Design is for every gardener looking for artistic solutions to this challenging problem.  

  • Brand: Timber Press
  • ASIN: 1604698497

The Complete Stories of Truman Capote (Vintage International)

The Complete Stories of Truman Capote (Vintage

  • ASIN: B007OLYQ4Y

Edible Wild Plants: Eastern/Central North America (Peterson Field Guides)

Edible Wild Plants: Eastern/Central North America (Peterson Field

More than 370 edible wild plants, plus 37 poisonous lookalikes, are described here, with 400 drawings and 78 color photographs showing precisely how to recognize each species. Also included are habitat descriptions, lists of plants by season, and preparation instructions for 22 different food uses.  

  • Color: Black
  • Brand: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • ASIN: 039592622X
  • UPC: 046442926225

Wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest (A Timber Press Field Guide)

Wildflowers of the Pacific Northwest (A Timber Press

Featuring more than 1240 stunning color photographs, this comprehensive field guide will remain a trusted, authoritative trailside reference for years to come. It describes and illustrates 1220 commonly encountered species, both native and nonnative, including perennials, annuals, and shrubs. Encompassing the Pacific Northwest from southern British Columbia to northern California, from the coast to the mountains and high desert, this handy book is perfect for hikers, naturalists, native plant enthusiasts, and anyone wishing to learn about the amazingly diverse wildflowers of the region. Organized by flower color and shape, and including a range map for each flower described, it is as user-friendly as it is informative.

  • Brand: Brand: Timber Press
  • ASIN: 0881927457

101 Textures in Colored Pencil: Practical step-by-step drawing techniques for rendering a variety of surfaces & textures

101 Textures in Colored Pencil: Practical step-by-step drawing

Get a feel for your art—literally! 101 Textures in Colored Pencil teaches you every technique you’ll need to give your colored-pencil drawings realistic, palpable texture. There has never been a better opportunity to master textures. Knowing how to make your surfaces and textures look real is one of the most challenging aspects of creating art in colored pencil, even for experienced artists. 101 Textures in Colored Pencil provides artists with step-by-step instructions for drawing a wide variety of the most common textures and surfaces, including sand, water, metals, foliage, wood, fabrics, stone, grass, hair, and many more. To get you started, this comprehensive guide opens with a review of tools and materials as well as basic skills, such as strokes, effects, and color mixing. Each page of instruction is a comprehensive resource on how to create a specific texture, complete with two to three easy-to-follow steps and a final, detailed image of the finished artwork. Plus, the book is organized into sections based on subject matter, so you can easily find the specific texture you're looking for. An artist's gallery in the back of the book provides examples of the textures in completed works of art. Just a sample of the textures you will learn to render:People: smooth skin;...

  • ASIN: 163322340X

California Native Plants for the Garden

California Native Plants for the

California Native Plants for the Garden is a comprehensive resource that features more than 500 of the best California native plants for gardening in Mediterranean-climate areas of the world. Authored by three of the state's leading native-plant horticulturists and illustrated with 450 color photos, this reference book also includes chapters on landscape design, installation, and maintenance. Detailed lists of recommended native plants for a variety of situations and appendices with information on places to see native plants and where to buy them are also provided.

  • Brand: Brand: Cachuma Press
  • ASIN: 0962850586

Principles of Floral Design: An Illustrated Guide

Principles of Floral Design: An Illustrated

Principles of Floral Design: An Illustrated Guide provides an introduction to the hands-on skills and theory required for career success in addition to the artistic aspect of floral arrangement. This heavily illustrated text acquaints future floral designers with design principles and elements along with the floriculture industry and its careers. It presents the various types of products used in floral design, before progressing into common floral applications and events. This text is also appropriate for students enrolling in the course for fine arts elective credit. Step-by-step procedures provide clear instruction to develop students’ floral design skills using low-cost and commonly available materials. Extensive flower and foliage glossaries include cross-references to both the common and the botanical names in addition to other helpful information. End-of-chapter features, including Activities, Critical Thinking, STEM Activities and Communicating About Floral Design, provide students with the opportunity to connect floral design content to career and college readiness skills.

  • ASIN: 1619608898

Science Lessons: What the Business of Biotech Taught Me About Management

Science Lessons: What the Business of Biotech Taught

Widely regarded as the most innovative, successful biotech firm ever, Amgen led its industry in revenue and sales growth in 2007. Top magazines including Fortune and Industry Week have repeatedly named it one of America's best companies to work for.In Science Lessons, Gordon Binder—CEO and chairman during 1988-2000—describes Amgen's climb to success. Revealing the highs and lows it experienced in the race to develop blockbuster drugs, he takes readers from the time Amgen had just three months of capital in the bank and no viable products in the pipeline to its spectacular success. The turning point? The 1989 launch of Epogen, which dramatically helped kidney dialysis patients suffering from debilitating anemia. Other landmark drugs, including Neupogen, would follow.Through engaging anecdotes and cogent insights, Binder weaves a fascinating tale while offering his unique brand of practical management advice. Using the principals of the scientific method, he shares his recommendations for tackling pressing business challenges—such as managing creative employees, navigating the IPO process, and protecting intellectual property.This colorful first-person account showcases the visionary science and daring business strategy that made Amgen great—offering valuable lessons for al...

  • Brand: Brand: Harvard Business Press
  • ASIN: 1591398614

The Pruning Book: Completely Revised and Updated

The Pruning Book: Completely Revised and

Here's the brand new edition of our award-winning reference book on pruning ―revised to include lots of additional information and enhanced illustrations. With expert advice on the latest techniques and valuable insights on new plants, this updated version of The Pruning Book deserves a prominent place in your gardening library. From humble houseplants to the most amazing exotics, author Lee Reich explains all the dos and don'ts of cutting back. So you'll always make the right cut the first time ― every time. Reich demystifies even the most complex pruning strategies by providing the precise timing and exact techniques you'll need to guarantee healthy growth and beautiful form. In great detail, he walks you through the process of pruning everything from ornamental trees and bushes to topiaries and bonsai. And all his insights are delivered with clear, straightforward prose and supported by 250 colorful photos and 135 drawings. Whether you're a professional gardener, a landscape veteran ―or pruning for the very first time ―this essential reference gives you everything you need to master the subtle art of pruning.

  • Brand: Ingram Book & Distributor
  • ASIN: 1600850952

Fine Leaf Foliage, Medium Green/80 cu. in.

Fine Leaf Foliage, Medium Green/80 cu.

Great for modeling bushes, saplings, shrubs, hedges and especially makes exquisite trees. Available in six colors. The fine leaf detail is superb and adds a new dimension to a layout. A Tree Armature sample is included in each package. To use, strip, cut, or break from branches. Use the debris to detail your layout.

  • Brand: Woodland Scenics
  • ASIN: B000BLJJUK
  • UPC: 724771011316

The New York Times Will Shortz's Xtreme Xwords: 75 Ultra-Challenging Puzzles for the Gutsy, Truly Bold and Fearless Solver

The New York Times Will Shortz's Xtreme Xwords:

There are millions of crossword solvers who think they're pretty good. Now they have a chance to see just how they measure up to the toughest crosswords ever published in the New York Times. The legendary Times crossword editor has combed through literally thousands of puzzles to collect the most diabolical mind-twisters he's ever published.The New York Times Will Shortz's Extreme Crosswords features a challenge like no other: a brand-new, never published Sunday-size puzzle that's more devilish than anything Shortz has ever worked on before. Solvers who correctly solve the completed puzzle will receive a "Master Solver's Certificate" from Will himself. Features:*75 of the toughest-ever crosswords from the Times plus a giant bonus puzzle unlike any solvers have seen before*Edited by and with an introduction from Will Shortz*Follows in the footsteps of previous successful "Will Shortz"-branded crossword books.

  • ASIN: 0312352034

Organic Embroidery

Organic

Renowned textile artist Meredith Woolnough creates replicas of nature using a delicate system of tiny stitches. Her artwork is breathtaking,and now for the first time Woolnough offers crafters and fiberartists a lesson in how to use the "organic embroidery" technique. Look behind the scenes of her art process, from the initialfieldwork sketching and research that inspires her designs, to theproduction of her ethereal embroidered sculptures. She guides you through 12 creativity-prompting activities to help you begin your own mastery of this method. As you learn to find your desired shape or pattern in nature, from sources like leaves, shells, or coral, then use your sewing machine to turn bits into exquisite art. You'll also enjoy dozens of inspirational photos of Woolnough's ownart pieces. Woolnough's instructions offer simple but highlyversatile techniques, and allow you space for your own creative approach.

  • ASIN: 0764356135

P. Allen Smith's Bulb Garden: Colorful Blooms & Lush Foliage (P. Allen Smith Garden Home Books)

P. Allen Smith's Bulb Garden: Colorful Blooms &

Garden designer and lifestyle expert P. Allen Smith takes away the mystery of bulb growing with this card collection. It features planting and care information for 30 spring and summer bulbs, as well as projects and applications that will have any gardener growing drifts of daffodils and containers of cannas like a pro. This collection also includes an hour-long DVD that highlights additional how-to projects and travel features showcasing spectacular bulb gardens.

  • Brand: Brand: Hortus, Ltd.
  • ASIN: 0983115400

Taylor's Guide to Perennials: More Than 600 Flowering and Foliage Plants, Including Ferns and Ornamental Grasses (Taylor's Gardening Guides)

Taylor's Guide to Perennials: More Than 600 Flowering

Updated with new information and illustrations, the classic guide to perennials covers 220 species in vivid detail and features more than four hundred full-color photographs. 20,000 first printing. 20,000 first printing.

  • ASIN: 0395983630
  • UPC: 046442983631

Woodland Scenics Fine Leaf Foliage 75 Square Inches-Light Green

Woodland Scenics Fine Leaf Foliage 75 Square Inches-Light

Woodland Scenics-Water Effects. This moldable effect is easy to use and dries clear. Perfect for creating waterfalls and rapids. Contains one 8oz bottle of water effects. Conforms to ASTM D 4236. Made in USA.

  • Color: Green
  • Brand: Woodland Scenics
  • ASIN: B000BLI6V8
  • UPC: 724771011323

The Ever-Blooming Flower Garden: A Blueprint for Continuous Color

The Ever-Blooming Flower Garden: A Blueprint for Continuous

The gardener's fantasy of colorful blooms that begin in early spring and continue through the last glow of fall is now an achievable reality. With a little careful planning and the fun-to-use formulas in The Ever-Blooming Flower Garden, season-spanning  spectacular color is more attainable than ever before. Author Lee Schneller developed her blueprint system when she began designing gardens professionally, and she has successfully applied it to more than 150 gardens. Now she brings her proven system to gardeners everywhere who continue to chase that elusive dream of perpetual bloom. Schneller's system is a wonder of organization and information - packed with checklists and questionnaires, planning equations and plant characteristics. Yet for all its wealth of information, gardeners of every level will find Schneller's techniques simple to use and her blueprints fun to customize. Readers choose from a list of 220 low-maintenance plants organized by bloom month and supported by a Flower Catalog with basic growing information and photos of all 220 plants. By following five simple steps, readers develop a unique garden design featuring personally chosen plants that deliver height, color, and tons of blooms all season long. For added convenience, the completed planning chart also se...

  • Brand: Storey Publishing, LLC
  • ASIN: 1603421394

Rothco Deluxe Fine Knit Watch Cap, Foliage Green

Rothco Deluxe Fine Knit Watch Cap, Foliage

Founded in 1953, Rothco, a family-owned business run by Milton Somberg and Howard Somberg, has provided the military clothing and outdoor retailer with top quality merchandise and the finest service anywhere for over 60 years.

  • Color: Foliage Green
  • Brand: Rothco
  • ASIN: B0113NH992
  • UPC: 613902057845

Drawing Trees (Dover Art Instruction)

Drawing Trees (Dover Art

This concise guide features easy-to-follow steps for capturing the natural beauty and magnificence of trees. Over 100 illustrations spotlight dozens of different varieties, including Oak, Willow, Pine, and Palmetto. Topics include shading techniques, composition, portraying shadow and light, and approaches to outlining.Author and illustrator Victor Perard, a graduate of the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, was an art instructor at New York City's Cooper Union for twenty years. This informative volume reflects his extensive teaching experience and provides practical advice for artists at every level.

  • ASIN: 0486460347

mysuntown 8511-SNAGPFTCOLBCC Chair Mats for Carpet 3648, PVC Vinyl Rectangle Carpet, Transparent Desk Chair Mat, Full Color Cover/Black and White

mysuntown 8511-SNAGPFTCOLBCC Chair Mats for Carpet 3648, PVC

★Updated Design for Carpet Chair Mat Protect your carpet and floor preserve a healthy indoor environment with Mysuntown Office & home Chair Mat. Features: ♦ Protects your carpet from chair casters ♦ Superior PVC Vinyl material makes it durable and reliable for long-lasting use. ♦ Eco friendly material that is durable and easy to clean. ♦ Suitable for underfloor heating Specifications: Size: 36 x 48 inches Thickness: 0.15 inches (2mm) Material: PVC Vinyl Shape: With Lip Please Note: 1. For the purpose of saving packing space, these mats may be rolled when packaged. In such cases, the PVC Vinyl material may take a few hours to return to its original shape once unpacked. 2. Keep away from fire or extreme heat.

  • Color: Full Color Cover/Black and White
  • Brand: mysuntown
  • ASIN: B01BO9QAVI
  • UPC: 815538011363

Gorgeous Garden Design

Gorgeous Garden

Create a refined garden oasis with strategically placed focal points and an array of fabulous foliage you’ll enjoy year-round! Elevate your garden with smart design choices and professional techniques from garden designer, instructor and author Karen Chapman. Begin by learning how to edit and simplify your space by adding focal points and surrounding them with gorgeous foliage. Then, discover methods for designing with foliage, use “the three keys” — spotlight, highlight and limelight — and plant a beautiful foliage-only container — no flowers allowed! Moving on, you’ll learn how to confidently design using focal points. Start with colorful containers and add personality with artwork, sculptures and water features. You’ll even see how to incorporate larger structures such as pergolas and archways. As you select and add focal points to your garden, you’ll learn how to create stunning, cohesive surrounding scenes using primarily foliage for a garden composition that wows!What you get: 7 HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access Class materials, including design diagrams and lots of resources Detailed instruction, explanation and demonstration Answers from Karen in our virtual classroom The Craftsy Guarantee:Watch classes on your own schedule: wherever, whenev...

  • Brand: Craftsy
  • ASIN: B0147L6CS6

Freddy's Fine Foliage

Freddy's Fine

  • ASIN: B07D52RB2W

Creative Haven Belles and Blossoms Coloring Book (Creative Haven Coloring Books)

Creative Haven Belles and Blossoms Coloring Book (Creative

Thirty-one beautifully intricate flower designs are paired with delicate female faces and figures to make a truly fanciful and fashionable coloring book. More experienced colorists will delight in these full-page, dreamlike images, many of them surrounded by lush floral borders. Pages are perforated and printed on one side only for easy removal and display. Specially designed for experienced colorists, Belles and Blossoms and other Creative Haven® adult coloring books offer an escape to a world of inspiration and artistic fulfillment. Each title is also an effective and fun-filled way to relax and reduce stress.

  • Brand: Dover
  • ASIN: 0486805883
  • UPC: 800759805884
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