- Hands Holding a Plant Seedling (Digital Image)
A pair of hands cups dirt and a started plant, with a bright blue sky in the background. Whether you are looking for seeds to start your own plants or whether you are looking for fully-grown plants, plant nurseries will have what you are looking for.
- Plant Nurseries
Plant nurseries grow annuals, perennials, and shrubs to sell to the general public or garden centers, commercial landscapers, and other nurseries.
Automobile Manufacturing Plant (Photograph)
The interior of a busy auto manufacturing plant highlights the many pieces of machinery that go into making an automobile. A worker wearing a hardhat sits at a welding station. To his left is the metal shell of an unfinished automobile.
- Deer Eating Plant Leaves (Digital Video)
A deer at the edge of a forest nonchalantly eats plant leaves from the shrubbery.
- Plant Seedlings
Gardeners everywhere must know the basics of successful seed propagation. This seedlings website provides helpful tips as well as links to popular seed catalogs for every green thumb.
- Environmental Engineering Careers
This environmental engineer page comprises information about environmental engineering careers in the United States of America plus a photo of an environmental engineer examining a plant specimen.
A brick patio features a mosaic table and four wrought iron chairs in its center. The mosaic table is vibrant with colors of blue, yellow, and green. A green plant sits on top of the table, in a blue pot.
Seeds are plant embryos with a protective coating that lie dormant until they are planted and germinated. Learn more about seeds with this helpful seed guide.
Tree Farm (Photograph)
Young trees are photographed at a tree farm. The trees at the plant nursery, which are emerging from the dirt, have been planted in straight rows. As the trees are cultivated they will continue to grow.
Christmas Poinsettia (Illustration)
Black-and-white picture of poinsettias that can be colored red, white, or pink. The centers are usually yellow and the leaves are green.
Modern Living Room Floor Lamp (Photograph)
A torchiere is a type of floor lamp which has an upturned shade, casting light onto the ceiling of a room. The light reflects off the ceiling and effectively lights the entire room. A torchiere uses either fluorescent or halogen light bulbs.
- Garden Plants
Visitors can learn about garden annuals, perennials, ground covers, flower bulbs, and shrubs and visit links to online gardening shops.
Canna Flowers (Photograph)
Canna is a tropical flowering plant that comes in nineteen different varieties and grows well in temperate climates. It is often referred to as the canna lily, although it is not a true lily, but more closely related to the banana plant.
Illustration of a pumpkin, a plant of the gourd family that produces an orange fruit. In culinary terms, however, pumpkins are sometimes regarded as vegetables.
- Linen Fabrics
Linen, made from flax plant fibers, is often used for tablecloths and napkins, and it is sometimes used for clothing as well.
Gardening Equipment (Photograph)
Potting soil is most often made from peat moss, composted plant materials, sand, and perlite, which is a volcanic glass that has a high water content, suitable for drainage in the potting soil.
Pansy Plants (Photograph)
A lone purple pansy blooms among a crate of pansy plants. Located in a plant nursery or greenhouse, this package of pansy plants is waiting to be bought and planted by an optimistic gardener.
Fireplace Mantel (Photograph)
A sturdy white fireplace mantel holds a model ship, green plant, and two metal bird sculptures. Below, a cozy fire crackles and snaps. Whether you are looking for warmth or ambience, a fire is a welcome addition to any room.
- Prefab Homes
A prefabricated home is partially or completely constructed, manufactured, or assembled in a factory, assembly plant, or lumberyard.
- Wicker Furniture
Wicker furniture is constructed of hard woven plant fibers such as willow switches, rattan stalks, or straw reeds. Wicker furniture was popular in Victorian times and continues to hold nostalgic appeal.
- Lavender Plants Swaying in a Breeze (Digital Video)
A gentle breeze causes the purple lavender plant flowers to sway on their long stems.
Plant Directory Page(s)
- Plant Page on AbiFind.com
Visit this plant category page on abifind.com to find editorially-reviewed resources about this topic.
- Plant Page on Jumblex.org
Visit this plant category page on jumblex.org to find editorially-reviewed resources about this topic.
- Boisset, Caroline. The Plant Grower Planner. New York, NY. Prentice Hall. 1992.
- Squire, David. The Propagation Specialist. London, England. New Holland. 2007.
- Steadman, Todd A., and James D. Blume. New Complete Guide to Landscaping. Des Moines, IA. Better Homes and Gardens. 2002.
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