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Tough Plants for Southern Gardens

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"Tough Plants for Southern Gardens" is for Southern gardeners who want low care, no care, tried and true plants for their gardens. This is the book for gardeners who want plants they can plant and forget!

"Tough Plants for Southern Gardens" is written for novice and accomplished gardeners alike, for all gardeners who value their leisure time. They also value the appearance of their home and appreciate the benefits of well-placed landscaping?however; they do not want to devote too much time to keeping it beautiful.

"Tough Plants for Southern Gardens" includes 120 of the toughest plants for Southern gardens, including annuals, bulbs, perennials, shrubs and small trees, ornamental vines, and lawns. Each featured plant is noted for its ability to thrive with minimal care. Many of the selections can withstand drought, poor soils, and minimal (or no) pruning, while providing beauty and charm in the home landscape.

Each selection provides specific information on the plant's use in the landscape, mature size, flowering characteristics (if applicable), varieties, soil preference, and propagation. Each chapter also contains informative essays covering topics such as: companion planting tips, pest avoidance, and handling invasive plants.

Synopsis:

This volume is for Southern gardeners who want low care, no care, tried-and-true plants for their gardens. Each selection provides specific information on the plant's use, mature size, characteristics, and more.

Synopsis:

Tough Plants for Southern Gardens is written for novice and accomplished gardener alike, and for all gardeners who value their leisure time. They also value the appearance of their home and appreciate the benefits of well-placed landscaping; however, they do not want to devote too much time to keeping it beautiful.

About the Author

Rushing is a 10th generation Southern gardener. He is a leading Extension Service consumer horticulturist in Mississippi and has two degrees from Mississippi State University and the Louisiana State University Landscape School of the South. He coordinates Master Gardeners in the state's capitol.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781591860020
Author:
Rushing, Felder
Publisher:
Cool Springs Press
Location:
Nashville, Tenn.
Subject:
Flowers - General
Subject:
Low maintenance gardening
Subject:
Landscape plants
Subject:
Regional - South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA
Subject:
Landscape plants -- Southern States.
Subject:
Low maintenance gardening -- Southern States.
Subject:
Regional
Subject:
Gardening : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Tough Plants
Series Volume:
3018
Publication Date:
20030601
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
color photos
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
10 x 7 x 0.63 in 1.25 pd

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This volume is for Southern gardeners who want low care, no care, tried-and-true plants for their gardens. Each selection provides specific information on the plant's use, mature size, characteristics, and more.
"Synopsis" by ,
Tough Plants for Southern Gardens is written for novice and accomplished gardener alike, and for all gardeners who value their leisure time. They also value the appearance of their home and appreciate the benefits of well-placed landscaping; however, they do not want to devote too much time to keeping it beautiful.
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