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Encyclopedia of Planting Combinations: Over 4000 Color and Planting Schemes


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This is the reference book your library can't do without.

-- Garden Design

A comprehensive, easy-to-use guide on how to mix and match for successful plant harmony.

All gardeners have favorite plants, but they often get stumped when it comes to knowing which plants to put beside those favorites. Making the right decision can mean the difference between a mediocre garden and one that sings.

The Encyclopedia of Planting Combinations is the perfect tool to help gardeners create a stunning garden. New gardeners will learn the principles of mixing and matching color, texture, form and foliage, and experienced gardeners will find fresh inspiration. Over 1,000 lush photographs demonstrate the visual effects of suggested combinations and a new flexibound format makes the book easy to use.

This inspiring planting guide features: More than 4,000 combinations for beautiful and successful plantingsOver 1,000 plant descriptions with full color photographs and cultivation needsExtensive information on suggested combinations and complementary plantsThoroughly cross-referenced for easy navigationAt-a-glance symbolsHow to assess a site, choose plants and plant bordersHow to combine form, color, texture, size and foliageHow to combine plants according to location, soil, climate and seasonsIncludes small trees and shrubs, climbers, roses, perennials, bulbs and annuals.

With authoritative text, imaginative guidance, and superb photographs of hundreds of planting combinations, The Encyclopedia of Planting Combinations is an exciting sourcebook for gardeners of all experience levels.

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Lord, Tony
Firefly Books
GARDENING / Reference
Gardening-Landscape and Design
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