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 A List of Water Garden Plants for Beautiful Container Displays
Depending on where you live, you might be lucky enough to have an aquatic nursery or a nursery that carries water garden plants for pond enthusiasts.
Then, incorporate some water garden plants for height, some medium-to-low spreading water plants to add fullness, and a cascading water plant to help fill in the lower element of your container's composition.
Whether you only have room for a water plant or two, or room for many, keep in mind that when all is finished, aquatic plants will grow and can overtake their space, just like flowering plants do.
www.the-artistic-garden.com /water-garden-plants.html   (873 words)

 Tim's Square Foot Gardening Page Plant List   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
I plant lettuce in small north-south rows because it is easier to measure the distance between plants by using row plantings.
Again the major garden pest of cabbage is the same as for broccoli and cauliflower, the cabbage worm.
I purchase plants from a mail order catalog and the plants are usually delivered in early April for direct planting into the garden.
www.geocities.com /squarefootgarden/plantlist.htm   (2755 words)

 Gardening Software - English Cottage Gardening
I found the lists of plant species for different purposes and situations to be especially helpful.
Plants are grown over, under, around and through each other, creeping out into gravel stone paths and softening the hard lines of terraces and steps.
Good gardening practices and plant choices are the responsibility of the gardener, and that is where our dilemma as gardeners often begins.
www.gardeningcd.com   (870 words)

 NCEE-Rain Garden Plants
Plants that are native to your area should need the least maintenance – they have lived for a long time in this climate and with the insects that live in your area.
Dig the hole for each plant twice as wide as the plant container and deep enough to keep the crown of the young plant right at the soil line, as it was in the container.
Water immediately after planting, and then water twice weekly (unless rain does the job for you) until the plants are well established.
www.bae.ncsu.edu /topic/raingarden/plants.htm   (585 words)

 Digital Collection -List of plants in the garden of William Stoddard Williams   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
By the time this list of garden plants was written by Dr. William Stoddard Williams in 1823, he was 61 years old and his horticultural interests were well-known in Deerfield.
Dr. Williams' garden was not typical in either scale or variety in that it was both larger and more varied than most other examples.
List of plants in the garden of William Stoddard Williams
www.memorialhall.mass.edu /collection/itempage.jsp?itemid=6011   (155 words)

 Avoid These Toxic Garden Plants To Keep Your Dog Safe
Some of these toxic garden plants, such as daffodils, are also offered as houseplants in the spring, sometimes by charities.
These toxic garden plants are perennials in temperate climates; some are houseplants and/or annuals in colder climates.
Like toxic garden plants, all the ivies listed here from the Araliaceae family cause gastrointestinal upset, diarrhea, breathing difficulty, fever, polydipsia (excessive or abnormal thirst), dilated pupils, muscular weakness and incoordination, hyperactivity, coma.
www.dog-first-aid-101.com /toxic-garden-plants.html   (1330 words)

 Maine Plants: Plant List
These six flowering plants (three white flowers and three pink flowers) are the northern-most clones in the United States.
This plant is about 3 to 4 inches tall, but is 4 to 5 feet wide.
This plant is a hybrid between Rhododendron dauricum (purple flower) and Rhododendron dauricum var.
www.umaine.edu /maineplants/plantlist.htm   (359 words)

 A Garden Walk
Gardeners everywhere are using the Garden Bandit & the Telesco-Weeder(a telescopic handle version), new weeding tools for working close to plants without damaging stems and roots.
The Blossom Farm is a grower located in a small town in northeast Ohio with a passion for fragrant, colorful, nectar rich winter hardy perennials and herb plant and seeds hummingbirds and butterflies adore.
From the day you plant the seed or plant, to harvest time, we are here to share the garden facts.
b.webring.com /hub?ring=agardenwalk   (1379 words)

 Japanese Water Gardens | List Of Pond & Garden Plants To Use
List Of Pond Plants For Japanese Water Gardens and Garden Ponds
Answer: You would be amazed at how many of the plant we use come from Japan and despite the fact that the Japanese are very conservative within their style as to what plants they will use, any Japanese plants will add to the atmosphere.
Traditionally, the most important plants are the plants that mark the seasons, particularly spring and autumn.
www.thepondprofessor.com /plants/plants_japanese_effect.htm   (617 words)

 Dave's Garden: Welcome to Dave's Garden!
Dave's Garden (or, DG, as it has come to be known) is a website where friends share their triumphs and dilemmas in their gardens and their lives.
By combining useful information with images of the plants that each of our members are most familiar with, we are creating an impressive and authoritative compilation of the most commonly grown plants from across the world.
You'll find forums for everything from annuals and African Violets to water gardening and xeriscaping, and many subject areas in between, such as heirloom vegetables, greenhouses, bulbs, herbs, tomatoes, irises, daylilies, grasses and bamboo, trees and shrubs, houseplants, bonsai, roses, hoyas, brugmansias, and many others.
davesgarden.com   (1555 words)

 Shade Garden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Interest in using native plants in the home garden has increased over the years with environmental awareness and the concept of land stewardship.
Natives, or plants that occurred in North America before the arrival of Europeans, celebrate our natural heritage and contribute to the health and restoration of an ecosystem.
We place plants in natural surroundings, such as planted in drifts or irregular clumps in an informal bed.
home.earthlink.net /~sgredmon/id25.html   (285 words)

 MBG Kemper Center Plants of Merit
Horticulturists recognize good plants by their ability to perform in a specific climate for a series of years.
Some of the plants chosen for display at the Center for Home Gardening are not well known to residential gardeners and homeowners, but should be acknowledged for their outstanding qualities and dependable performance.
We would like to encourage gardeners to consider purchasing these plants to increase the diversity of plants in the landscape and extend the pleasure of growing good plants.
www.mobot.org /gardeninghelp/plantfinder/meritlist.asp   (289 words)

 National list of naturalised invasive and potentially invasive garden plants -- WWF-Australia
National list of naturalised invasive and potentially invasive garden plants -- WWF-Australia
National list of naturalised invasive and potentially invasive garden plants
The national list identifies 1036 naturalised garden plant species and taxa that are an actual or potential environmental and agricultural weeds.
www.wwf.org.au /publications/ListInvasivePlants   (43 words)

 Aquatic Plants and Pond Related Plants | Articles List   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Floating pond plants tend to be small to medium in size and move with the wind or current...
Planting Crates or Baskets for Water Garden Plants In the table below you can see the typical dimensions and capacity of the planting baskets or crates available and these are colour coded to make the choosing of adequately sized baskets easier (see bottom of table for colour code)
Pond Plant Biotypes 4 and 5) As short as the previous chapter was this section promises to be long and hopefully not too dreary.
www.thepondprofessor.com /dirplants.htm   (1251 words)

 Pacific Northwest Garden, Plants & Flowers
Don't be fooled, all gardeners at one time were clueless and each day we continuously learn how to achieve that special green thumb.
A gardeners understands; "A garden is never finished but always evolving".
Look at the numbers to see the where the theme gardens are planted.
www.backyardgardener.com /mygarden.html   (356 words)

 Butterfly Gardening - Plants to Attract Butterflies, Hummingbirds, and Wildlife
Plant your butterfly garden in a sunny location (5-6 hours each day), but sheltered from the winds.
Butterflies use two different types of plants - those that provide nectar for the adults to eat (nectar plant), and those that provide food for their offspring (host plant).
Below are list of the more common butterflies with their host and nectar plants.
butterflywebsite.com /butterflygardening.cfm   (261 words)

 Wet meadow garden landscape design: Minnesota DNR
This is an example of a landscape plan for Minnesota natives you could plant on a sunny, poorly drained site to create a garden simulating a wet meadow.
These plants are more beautiful, attract birds and butterflies, and grow better than turf grass on wet sites.
The shrubs and overstory tree are part of the prairie garden landscape design.
www.dnr.state.mn.us /gardens/nativeplants/meadow.html   (95 words)

 More plants? - ADI's Pond and Water Garden Community
My question - we have only 1 plant right now - a "carex glauca", which is a type of grass of the blue sedge family.
I would like to add a few more, and am hoping that the plants will give the GF a place to feel safe, and to help the pond balance.
Also on the plants forum do a search for dirt plants, I know someone posted a list of garden plants, that do well on the edge of the ponds, just rinse off the dirt and stick the roots in the rocks.
www.aquascapedesigns.com /messageboard/showthread.php?t=4967   (331 words)

 About Garden Plants - gardening plants resources
About Garden Plants is a resource for gardening enthusiasts and homeowners alike.
We have also created an extensive plant list, that organizes and arranges over 5000 Plant Species by their Scientific Names.
Our goal is to grow this network of informational garden plant websites to cover many popular gardening - related areas.
www.aboutgardenplants.com   (137 words)

 Medicinal Plants List
Perhaps because herbs have such an important historical and tradition in healing, sometimes they are treated as a special category of plants i.e., those particularly valued for their medicinal, savory or aromatic qualities.
In the following list, herbs are considered as medicinal plants and taken only for their medicinal or aromatic properties.
Since the traditional or popular name of medicinal plants varies so much according to regional and cultural aspects, the have been grouped alphabetically according to their most common English name.
world.std.com /~krahe/html1.html   (172 words)

 Poisonous plants. List of poisonous, harmful and dangerous garden plantsc - Gardenseeker.com
List of poisonous, harmful and dangerous garden plantsc - Gardenseeker.com
The following list are of plants which are known to be poisonous or irritant or otherwise harmful.
There are more that we will be adding to the list as time goes by.
www.gardenseeker.com /poisonous_plants_lists.htm   (297 words)

 Weeds Gone Wild: Alien Plant Invaders of Natural Areas
is a web-based project of the Plant Conservation Alliance's Alien Plant Working Group, that provides information for the general public, land managers, researchers, and others on the serious threat and impacts of invasive alien (exotic, non-native) plants to the native flora, fauna, and natural ecosystems of the United States.
If you are interested in writing a fact sheet or otherwise helping with this project, please write to: Jil Swearingen, Chair, Alien Plant Working Group, 4598 MacArthur Blvd., NW, Washington, DC 20007, or send an e-mail message.
To find out which plant species are in need of fact sheet authors, please check the Scientific Names list in the Plant Lists section.
www.nps.gov /plants/alien   (212 words)

 Common Name List, Oregon State Univ., Landscape Plants
The 75 plants featured in this section are common herbaceous annuals or perennials examined in HORT 255 Herbaceous Ornamental Plant Materials.
Plants are listed in alphabetical order by genus, from Achillea through Viola.
If you are unfamiliar with the Latin botanical name of a given plant, i.e., the "scientific name", you may search for it using the Common Name List
oregonstate.edu /dept/ldplants/garden-p.htm   (366 words)

 Rock Garden Plants Database Links
See the help page for an explanation of terms used.
If you feel there are plants missing from the database that should be included, please submit them and we will try to add them.
You can see the entire list page by page, or a single page listing of all families (large file) or all genera (VERY large file).
hortiplex.gardenweb.com /plants/source_RGPD_page1.html   (351 words)

 Washington Native Plant Society: Exploring Native Plants
Our lists are not necessarily comprehensive and are not guaranteed for accuracy, but they will add to your experience if you take them with you on your next hike.
If you have suggestions about the plant lists or would like to contribute a plant list please contact Don Knoke at donknoke@yahoo.com.
Multiple lists have been assembled through the years representing each person's experience of a given site at a given time.
www.wnps.org /plant_lists/exploring_native_plants.html   (247 words)

 Mesa Garden
You can order plants from this list through summer 2006.
Sometimes we hold orders to very cold regions with frost tender plants until warmer weather in spring, but most of the time we can ship plants all winter.
Grow and water them when you have periods of sunshine, and they go dormant in the heat of summer when less water is needed.
www.mesagarden.com   (751 words)

 Alpine Garden Societies - All about Alpine Plants   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Provided is a list of Alpine societies that can provide you a world of knowledge on Alpine plants.
It aims to circulate information on the cultivation and naming of these plants and on their ecology and conservation status in the wild.
Seed exchange: The 1996 seed list listed 60% of all recognised taxa, and in the 5 years since the list started, 75% of taxa have been offered..
www.eskimo.com /~mcalpin/soc.html   (505 words)

 Alert list species summaries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Listed as noxious in Australia?: Parsons and Cuthbertson (1992).
It has been planted for windbreaks and as food and protection for wildlife, however many wildlife managers in Canada and the northern US are now suggesting that this small tree is a more significant management problem than tamarisk species.
Comments: Major problem plant in the northeastern and north central third of the U.S., where it has invaded woodlands, savannahs, prairies, abandoned agricultural fields and roadsides.
invader.dbs.umt.edu /blackfoot/spp_summ.htm   (4176 words)

 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants was published as a book in 1998 by IUCN, as part of IUCN/SSC's red list programme.
This database makes available 35,319 records from the WCMC Threatened Plants Database of plants that are recorded as globally threatened.
The search engine and data extraction tools used to present this information were developed at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE).
www.unep-wcmc.org /species/plants/plants-by-taxon.htm   (307 words)

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