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Plants for Dry Climates: How to Select, Grow and Enjoy

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The desert Southwest is booming, with western counties consistently leading in population growth over the past decade. Yet while the Southwest has plenty of people and plenty of heat and sunshine, water remains at a premium. From Southern California to West Texas, in Arizona and Nevada and New Mexico, homeowners seek new ways to enjoy a lush environment while conserving precious water resources. Plants for Dry Climates is the only book of its kind to cater to this thirsty audience, with information that comprises both good landscape design and essential cultural information for nearly 450 plants. It gives readers all the information they need to plan a complete landscape that includes both mini-oasis features as well as arid-landscape plantings.This revised edition of Plants for Dry Climates provides complete descriptions of more than 350 plant species in an extensive plant encyclopedia section, with entries including description, situational photo, and requirements: zone, soil, sun, water, temperature, and maintenance.

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The classic color reference for choosing and tending plants that thrive in hot climates, now revised and expanded-almost 450 plants in all, with 200 new to this edition.

About the Author

Mary Rose Duffield is an award-winning landscape architect with an active practice designing landscapes throughout the Southwest. She has been instrumental in the development of the new Southwest regional style in landscape design, which emphasizes native plants. Warren Jones is a fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects. A retired professor of landscape architecture at the University of Arizona, he now serves on the advisory board of the Boyce Thompson Southwest Arboretum in Superior, Arizona. He is the co-author of Landscape Plants for Dry Regions.

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ISBN:
9781555612511
Author:
Duffield, Mary Rose
Author:
Jones, Warren
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Location:
Cambridge, MA
Subject:
Plants
Subject:
Mexico
Subject:
Desert gardening
Subject:
Arid regions plants.
Subject:
Climatic - Desert
Subject:
Plants - General
Subject:
Anthropology - General
Subject:
Desert gardening -- Southwest, New.
Subject:
Nature Studies-Botany
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Rev. ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
no. 00-4754
Publication Date:
20010931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
10.88 x 8.5 in 22 oz

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