Garden

Garden W. Kandinsky, Large Study, 1914

Interesting Plants

Rosmarinus officinalis

Use 'Prostrata' variety as a ground cover and to cascade over walls.
Family: Labiatae
Origin: Native to the Mediterranean

My Garden

Bamboo

* Fargesia rufa Green Panda

A clumping bamboo reaching 6-8 feet tall, very vigorous and cold hardy to -15F. This exciting bamboo makes an attractive evergreen specimen or when grouped creates an excellent hedge. New shoots appear early in spring and quickly develop into large clump approximately 8 feet in diameter at maturity. Native to western China. Favorite food of the Giant Panda. Needs organic soils with good drainage, thrives in sun and also tolerates shade. Use in variety of ways and at any place in the garden, as solitary specimen, as hedges or as a screen. USDA zone 5-9

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* Fargesia nitida 'Nanping'

A clumping bamboo reaching 6-8 feet tall, very vigorous and cold hardy to -15F. This exciting bamboo makes an attractive evergreen specimen or when grouped creates an excellent hedge. New shoots appear early in spring and quickly develop into large clump approximately 8 feet in diameter at maturity. Native to western China. Favorite food of the Giant Panda. Needs organic soils with good drainage, thrives in sun and also tolerates shade. Use in variety of ways and at any place in the garden, as solitary specimen, as hedges or as a screen. USDA zone 5-9

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* Fargesia nitida flowers!
* Chimonobambusa marmorea 'Variegata'

A clumping bamboo reaching 6-8 feet tall, very vigorous and cold hardy to -15F. This exciting bamboo makes an attractive evergreen specimen or when grouped creates an excellent hedge. New shoots appear early in spring and quickly develop into large clump approximately 8 feet in diameter at maturity. Native to western China. Favorite food of the Giant Panda. Needs organic soils with good drainage, thrives in sun and also tolerates shade. Use in variety of ways and at any place in the garden, as solitary specimen, as hedges or as a screen. USDA zone 5-9

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Gardening

Japan

* Japanese Garden Database
* Japanese Gardens
* Seiwa-en : outside-in
* Bowdoin College
* History
* Styles
* ThinkQuest : Parks and Gardens

Britan

* Garden Designer
* Great Britan Gardens

* The joys of Gardening
* Botany World
* Garden Web
An Internet Garden Community
* National Gardening
* Virtual Garden
* Discover Life in America : Plant Families
* Plant Adviser
* Garden.com
* The Tropical Hibiscus
* Better Homes and Gardens
Home improvement Encyclopedia
* Best Shrubs for California
* Roses from About.com
* Plant Ideas
* Modern Herbal
Over 800 varieties of medicinal, culinary, and cosmetic herbs, including economic properties, cultivation and folk-lore

Design

* Garden History Style Guide

Bamboo

* Bamboo Select
* Bamboo Garden

Home Improvement

* Do-It-Youself Net

Last updated : 14-May-09