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6 edition of Hostas (New Plant Library) found in the catalog.

Hostas (New Plant Library)

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Southwater Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gardening: plants,
  • Reference works,
  • General,
  • Gardening,
  • Gardening / Horticulture,
  • Gardening/Plants,
  • Ornamental Plants,
  • Flowers - Perennials

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPeter Anderson (Photographer)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8924608M
    ISBN 101842155156
    ISBN 109781842155158
    OCLC/WorldCa47776627

    It is important to avoid planting hostas on your property and to avoid these potted plants within the home if you own dogs. Hosta poisoning in dogs occurs when dogs ingest the hosta plant, which contains saponins that are toxic to dogs and are harmful if ingested or if they come into contact with the skin.


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The Hostapedia by Mark R. Hostas book is a large page hard-bound encyclopedia featuring over hosta descriptions, A-Z. Hostas book There are over color photos. This is the most definitive work on hostas to date. One of the most commonly grown shade garden plants, hostas have captured the hearts of gardeners everywhere.

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Read an Excerpt. Preface Hostas have moved on since my first book about them was published in During the research stage for Hostas book book, in addition to my own observations, I waded through all the learned publications available, sifted through the records Hostas book various societies, spent days in libraries and museums, wrote numerous letters, and made endless telephone : Timber Press, Incorporated.

One of the bigger hosta varieties, 'Great Expectations' Hostas book chartreuse foliage with broad, soft blue-green Hostas book. The leaf centers go yellow in summer, then creamy yellow or white by it comes to hosta care, one rule to remember is that variegated hosta varieties like this one need brighter light than other types of hostas in order to keep their white and gold : Sheryl Geerts.

Hostas is the definitive guide to the popular hardy perennial that gardeners have come to rely upon and enjoy. Favored for their beauty and longevity, these shade-loving, low-maintenance plants bear foliage in all manner of shape, size and texture and in colors ranging from steel blue, tonal greens and yellows to multi-colored.5/5(5).

The Book Of Little Hostas The Hosta World Has Been Waiting For A Book Like This. Bob Solberg, American Hosta Growers Association The Book of Little Hostas: Small, Very Small, and Mini Varieties by Kathy Guest Shadrack & Michael Shadrack Consulting editor Diana Grenfell.

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The Hosta Book (Second Edition). Portland, OR: Timber Press, pp. Baron, Maya and Tohme, W. American Hosta Society members. This page is not directly associated with the American Hosta Society.

It is open to the public and does not. The HostaLibrary is the largest and most comprehensive information resource for the Genus Hosta. It features photos of thousands of hosta cultivars and much other information.

Photos are submitted by numerous contributors and generally are accurate representations of the cultivar. The HostaLibrary is an independent resource not under.

Buy a cheap copy of The Gardener's Guide to Growing Hostas book by Diana Grenfell. Our popular ongoing Gardener's Guide series offers first-rate authors, an approach that is neither superficial nor overly technical, and excellent photographs. Free shipping over $/5(4).

With the expert knowledge of Richard Ford, a Chelsea gold-medal winning nurseyman, this practical book looks at all aspects of their care and cultivation and will inspire everyone to make the most of Hostas in their : The Hosta Handbook provides a comprehensive review of horticulturally significant types of hostas, with over 1, more briefly described.

Other chapters include the history of hostas, taxonomy of the genus Hosta, how to grow, propagate, hybridize & select mutants & a practical hosta "problem solving guide". The Hosta Handbook can be thought of as a field guide to hostas & is meant to be 5/5(1).

I’ve been reading through my review copy of The Book of Little Hostas by Kathy and Michael Shadrack. It’s a great introduction to hostas, with a focus on plants that form clumps less than 15 inches tall, and some as small as 6 inches tall. The really great thing about the hostas featured in Little Hostas is that they are all well-suited to container gardens, some practically require it.

Get this from a library. Hostas. [Rosemary Barrett; Derek Hughes] -- Introductory guide to growing hostas, including hardiness zone information. Provides practical advice on how to plant, propagate, cultivate and landscape with hostas, including information on.

A suggestion is to take digital photos of your hostas while they are blooming. Then you can have the information you need to identify your plants.

Make a map and number the plantings so you will have a permanent record. You might want to take a closeup of the leaf, and note the color of.

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“The Gardener’s Guide to Growing Hostas” by Diana Grenfell is an excellent example; it even has diagrams of leaf stalk cross sections of hostas. I compared my collection of about and learned I have only of the Does that mean I have superfulous hostas.

[just kidding] Finally, this new book completely replaces the Handbook because so much has happened in the hosta world. The New Encyclopedia of Hostas by Diana Grenfell (Timber Press ) ().

This is the definitive guide to the hosta family. This is the definitive guide to the hosta family. It is one of my favorite plants, and I use this as a regular reference/5. Hostas have a long history of use as food, with the tender, new shoots being the favored part.

These are eaten raw or cooked by sautéing or steaming. Buy my book. Idiots Guide Foraging covers 70 of North America's tastiest and easy to find wild edibles shown with. Hosta is the genus name for this perennial plant, which includes many species (up to 70).

One of the common traits is the large heart-shaped leaf. The most common species has solid green leaves or green with white streaks. Other species include a wide range of solid colors or Reviews: Through photos, measurements, and comments he describes the most important hostas in existence.

This guide does not stop at describing varieties. It delves into topics of interest to hosta growers such as nomenclature, taxonomy, history, and hostas in In his Field Guide to Hostas Mark Zilis takes the mystery out of selecting, growing 5/5.

Hostas are herbaceous perennials known for their foliage, not their flowers. Hostas come in several different shapes and sizes, and can grow as little as 6 inches wide or as large as 8 feet wide.

Hostas are easy to grow and tolerate shade well. They should get at. Hosta (/ ˈ h ɒ s t ə /, syn. Funkia) is a genus of plants commonly known as hostas, plantain lilies and occasionally by the Japanese name are widely cultivated as shade-tolerant foliage plants. The genus is currently placed in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Agavoideae, and is native to northeast Asia (China, Japan, Korea, and the Russian Far East).Clade: Tracheophytes.

One of the most beautiful times in my garden is when the wisteria is in full bloom. Under it is planted one of my candidates for Top 10 Hostas, 'Stained Glass', hosta of the year for Available at CSG.

With the latest issue of its beautiful and informative journal, the American Hosta Society sent. Many small hostas are simply scaled-down versions of classic hostas, while others offer distinctly new attributes in terms of color, leaf shape, and patterning.

Like full-size hostas, small hostas can be upright, flat, or cascading; there are varieties that are full of substance, and others that are fine and delicate; there are green ones, gold 5/5(2).

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BBQ and Smokers. () Swimming Pools (94). The Book of Little Hostas: Small, Very Small, and Mini Varieties. The Book of Little Hostas: Small, Very Small, and Mini Varieties, Kathy Guest Shadrack and Michael Shadrack, Consulting editor Diana Grenfell,hardcover, 7" x 9", Timber Press. If the hostas are growing in partial sun, astilbes, goatsbeards (Aruncus dioicus and cvs., Zones 3–7), and bugbanes (Cimicifuga spp.

and cvs., Zones 3–8) can balance the hostas’ coarse foliage. Don’t forget to include plants with medium texture to help knit the fine-textured plants and hostas together.

Hostas is the definitive guide to the popular hardy perennial that gardeners have come to rely upon and enjoy. Favored for their beauty and longevity, these shade-loving, low-maintenance plants bear foliage in all manner of shape, size and texture and in colors ranging /5(19).

The Book of Little Hostas will be treasured by hosta enthusiasts and garden-lovers, alike. TABLE OF CONTENTS. Preface Why write a book devoted to small hostas. Chapter One – A Brief Introduction to Hostas Some background on hostas in general as a popular garden plant, and the introduction of small hostas to the marketplace.

Many hostas with fragrant flowers fall into the sun pdf hostas group. These hostas usually have a touch of Hosta plantaginea in their family tree. Hosta plantaginea, which is a sun tolerant hosta, is a Chinese native that opens white flowers in late summer at dusk, releasing a heady perfume.Fransen Hostas Hosta books and more: Field Guide to Hostas ‘FIELD GUIDE TO HOSTAS’ by Mark Zilis of Q & Z Nursery in the USA is a Hosta book that is a practical and easy to use guide filled with information about growing, propagation, sport selection and tetraploid formation.Ebook book has beautiful color photograhs of hundreds of hostas, and includes information on special growing needs and other relevant topics of interest relating to hostas.

I recommend this book to both new and old green thumb growers of hostas.