Summer Reading Sale
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN!

Weekly drawing for $100 credit. Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

More at Powell's


Recently Viewed clear list


The Powell's Playlist | June 18, 2014

Daniel H. Wilson: IMG The Powell’s Playlist: Daniel H. Wilson



Like many writers, I'm constantly haunting coffee shops with a laptop out and my headphones on. I listen to a lot of music while I write, and songs... Continue »

spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$12.98
Sale Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
1 Burnside Gardening- Xeriscaping and Water Conservation
2 Local Warehouse Gardening- Xeriscaping and Water Conservation

Xeriscape Plant Guide: 100 Water-Wise Plants for Gardens and Landscapes

by

Xeriscape Plant Guide: 100 Water-Wise Plants for Gardens and Landscapes Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

The Xeriscape Plant Guide is a full-color, comprehensive resource for more than 100 low-water-use plants that bring color, beauty and utility to your landscape. This is the Bible on plants for water-wise gardens!

With continued national concern over water use, Xeriscape gardens are a sensible option for today and tomorrow. Published in cooperation with Denver Water and the American Water Works Association, and reviewed by professional horticulturalists and landscapers, this fully illustrated reference offers complete information on low-water-use trees and shrubs, annuals and shade plants. These plants were chosen for their ability to thrive in tough conditions, for their low water usage and for their potential to add beauty and diversity to any landscape. Whether you have a small patio or terrace, city lot or a bit of acreage, there is more than enough variety in these pages to turn your garden into a place of beauty.

Xeriscape can be considered water-smart gardening or environmentally friendly planting, but the main theory behind it is to grow plants that thrive in our specific regions and soils. Inside the pages of the Xeriscape Plant Guide, you will find a vast array of plants ideally suited for gardens of North America, both familiar and less recognizable, that require minimal supplemental irrigation, that can cope with fluctuations in temperature, and that resist disease and pests.

All the plants in this book are depicted by full-color photographs throughout the seasons, and several garden design possibilities are shown. Botanical illustrations-literally the science of horticulture-add a new dimension, as each artist provides a unique rendering that focuses on the personality of each plant.

Synopsis:

Landscapers will find Xeriscaping a practical approach to creating a landscape in tune with the environment.

Synopsis:

The bible for water-wise gardeners, this comprehensive plant reference offers full-color photographs, illustrations, and information on more than 100 low-water-use plants.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-178) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781555912536
Introduction:
Water, Denver
Introduction:
Proctor, Rob
Introduction:
Proctor, Rob
Author:
Water, Denver
Author:
Proctor, Rob
Author:
Denver Water,
Publisher:
Fulcrum Group
Location:
Golden, Colo. :
Subject:
Flowers - General
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
Plants
Subject:
Ornamental Plants
Subject:
Desert plants
Subject:
Xeriscaping
Subject:
Botanical illustration
Subject:
Drought-tolerant plants.
Subject:
Xeriscaping x
Subject:
Climatic - Desert
Subject:
Drought-tolerant plants -- North America.
Subject:
Gardening : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
1767-1
Publication Date:
19960331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
10 x 8.6 x 0.7 in 27 oz

Other books you might like

  1. The Xeriscape Flower Gardener: A... Used Trade Paper $6.50
  2. Passionate Gardening New Hardcover $31.50
  3. The Low-Water No-Water Garden:... New Trade Paper $14.99
  4. Xeriscape Handbook: A How-To Guide... Used Trade Paper $12.50
  5. Pests (Smith & Hawken the Hands-On... Used Trade Paper $1.95
  6. Tasha Tudors Garden
    Used Hardcover $10.50

Related Subjects

Home and Garden » Gardening » Cacti and Succulents
Home and Garden » Gardening » Flower Growing
Home and Garden » Gardening » General
Home and Garden » Gardening » Landscape and Design
Home and Garden » Gardening » Sale Books
Home and Garden » Gardening » Xeriscaping and Water Conservation
Home and Garden » Gardening » Zone and Climate Specific

Xeriscape Plant Guide: 100 Water-Wise Plants for Gardens and Landscapes Sale Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$12.98 In Stock
Product details 192 pages Fulcrum Publishing - English 9781555912536 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
Landscapers will find Xeriscaping a practical approach to creating a landscape in tune with the environment.
"Synopsis" by , The bible for water-wise gardeners, this comprehensive plant reference offers full-color photographs, illustrations, and information on more than 100 low-water-use plants.
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.