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4 edition of Trees and shrubs for Pacific Northwest gardens found in the catalog.

Trees and shrubs for Pacific Northwest gardens

John Alexander Grant

Trees and shrubs for Pacific Northwest gardens

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Published by Pacific Books in Palo Alto, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ornamental woody plants -- Northwest, Pacific.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby John A. Grant and Carol L. Grant ; [pen drawings by Phyllis Heady]
    ContributionsGrant, Carol Longabaugh, 1906-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination335 p. :
    Number of Pages335
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17727530M
    ISBN 100870152041
    OCLC/WorldCa318252612

    Many varieties and colors of hardy fuchsia exist. All rights reserved About Us. Not all California lilac Ceanothus are hardy in the Northwest, but Ceanothus thysiflorus grows freely, as does a cultivar 'Victoria. The hardy fuchsia Fuchsia magellanica will develop into a woody shrub in the Northwest climate.

    The planting pit should be dug with vertical sides, and with the center slightly raised to aid in draining excess moisture away from the plant. It produces fragrant yellow flowers and hard, blue, grape-like clusters of fruit. A smaller deciduous viburnum with dented leaves is Viburnum plicatum 'Kerns Pink'. A smaller needle-like tree for shade is the Pacific yew Taxus brevifolia. Note to readers: if you purchase something through one of our affiliate links we may earn a commission. P23 Detailed information about climate, soil, pests, M36 planning, and planting and short sections on vegetables, fruits, and nuts for this region.

    Some people say the crushed leaves smell like watermelon! Then create a shrub and tree canopy to protect your shade plants from the sun. While it is most at home as an understory shrub, it can also tolerate sun. C64 Cool season vegetable and herb crops for the year-round gardener. Others are better suited for warmer regions, but can be coaxed to grow in the temperate climate.


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Trees and shrubs for Pacific Northwest gardens book

Spice bush foliage turns bright yellow in the fall. This allows the plant to settle to the proper depth. It looks a bit like a sword fern, but is smaller, denser and reliably evergreen.

An employee at your nursery can offer pointers on watering and fertilization for your specific plant varieties, and whether or not staking may be necessary.

It has glossy leaves, white flowers and black berries.

Gardening with Native Plants of the Pacific Northwest: Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged

Lists of varieties for our region, with simple instructions. Organized by flower color and shape, and including a range map for each flower described, it is as user-friendly as it is informative. It produces fragrant yellow flowers and hard, blue, grape-like clusters of fruit.

There is no need to remove the burlap because it will rot away soon. Just let us know when you call, or make a note on your order form. C2 A practical overview of gardening in our climate, this N49 little handbook covers everything from planting windowboxes to pruning evergreens.

Most gardeners think of fuchsias as tender annuals. A garden science chapter offers information on soil preparation, the planting process, maintenance and management, which is helpful to beginners and serves as a good review for seasoned gardeners. Trees and Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest is for hikers, nature lovers, plant geeks, and anyone who wants to know more about, and be able to identify, the many woody plants of the Pacific Northwest.

Attractive relatives such as the soft shield fern Polystichum setiferum and Korean rock fern Polystichum tsus-simense do equally well in the Pacific Northwest.

Valerie Easton: valeaston comcast. Not all California lilac Ceanothus are hardy in the Northwest, but Ceanothus thysiflorus grows freely, as does a cultivar 'Victoria. Another native shrub is flowering currant Ribes sanguinea.

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.

The bulk of the page guide is dedicated to descriptions of native plant species. Gorgeous photos of plants, flowers and berries highlight each species described.

A semi-deciduous viburnum with waxy pink-to-white flower clusters is Viburnum 'Carlesii'. For a more comprehensive list of Washington natives, the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center offers a great native plant finder. The berries, while very small, are full of flavor, with a fresh, tart sweetness that makes the trouble of harvesting them well worth it.This comprehensive reference describes plants native to the Pacific Northwest - the ferns and conifers; annuals, perennials, and grasses; and flowering trees and shrubs that populate and define our re Encyclopedia of Northwest Native Plants for Gardens and Landscapes, a book by Marianne Filbert, Kathleen Robson, Alice Richter.

Trees and Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest is a comprehensive field guide photographed and co-written by Mark Turner. It covers species of woody plants from southern British Columbia to northern California, including all of Washington and Oregon.

Q: Is fall the right time to plant trees? A: Yes, it is! Trees and shrubs should be planted in the fall after they have become dormant — typically in early November — or in the spring before Author: Seattle Times Staff. From traditional Japanese gardens to drought-tolerant dry gardens, the Pacific Northwest can grow it all!

Amy Campion and Paul Bonine have created a beautiful book highlighting the many styles of Pacific Northwest garden design. Today they are sharing some brief glimpses into the many gorgeous garden types that thrive in this part of the world.

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May 14,  · A must-have for naturalists and plant lovers in the Pacific Northwest Trees and Shrubs of the Pacific Northwest is a comprehensive field guide to commonly found woody plants in the sylvaindez.com features introductory chapters on the native landscape and plant entries that detail the family, scientific and common name, flowering seasons, and size/5(39).