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Taylor's Guide to Water-Saving Gardening: A Sourcebook for Gardeners, Fully Illustrated with 324 Color Photographs (Taylor's Guides to Gardening)
Synopses & Reviews
In areas that experience frequent water shortages, gardeners need to find new and innovative ways to grow their gardens. This book provides the answers to such questions as, Which plants will thrive without much water? Different varieties of flowers, ground covers, shrubs, and trees are all discussed. Helpful gardening techniques are provided for the 260 plants featured, including effective irrigation and soil improvement.
Book News Annotation:
Based on Taylor's encyclopedia of gardening, 4th ed., this book contains some 320 color plates of plants and gardens that require minimal water with height, best season, rainfall zones and drought tolerance (190 p.) The encyclopedia section has line-drawings, general descriptions and landscaping uses (165 p.). The remainder of the book describes garden design, irrigation, water use fundamentals, plant selection.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Includes bibliographical references (p. -427) and index.
About the Author
Gordon DeWolf served as Horticulturist at the Arnold Arboretum at Harvard University and is a frequent contributor to Horticulture magazine.
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