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Plants for Places (American Horticultural Society Practical Guides)

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Publisher Comments:

Make your next trip to the garden center a pleasure. Rely on the expertise and authority of the American Horticultural Society to choose plants that are specifically suited to the needs of your garden. For quick and easy reference, plants are listed under a range of specific sites and soils, from damp, shady sports to exposed situations, and for a range of uses from attracting wildlife to choosing the best climbers for pergolas. With full-color photographs and growing information for more than 1,000 tried-and-tested plants this is the perfect pocket-sized guide for trips to the garden center and nursery.

Book News Annotation:

Small in size (4x5.5<">), but big on color, this useful guide identifies plants for specific soils, microclimates (e.g. damp sites in shade, south- and west-facing walls), coastal gardens, hedges, groundcover, walls and paving, water gardens, containers, shape and structure, wildlife gardens, and even for cutting and drying. Each plant profile includes a color photo, information about zone and preferences/tolerances, and a paragraph description.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Takes the guesswork out of gardening with these tried and tested plants for every type of soil, landscape, and lighting condition.

About the Author

The American Horticultural Society (AHS) educates and inspires people of all ages to become successful and environmentally responsible gardeners by advancing the art and science of horticulture.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780789483867
Manufactured:
Dorling Kindersley Publishing
Author:
Hawthorne, Lin
Manufactured:
Dorling Kindersley Publishing
Author:
Kruger, Anna
Publisher:
DK ADULT
Location:
New York
Subject:
Flowers - General
Subject:
Landscape
Subject:
Gardening
Subject:
Plants, ornamental
Subject:
Selection
Subject:
Planting design.
Subject:
Plant selection.
Subject:
Garden Design
Edition Number:
1st American ed.
Edition Description:
American
Series:
American Horticultural Society Practical Guides
Series Volume:
107-113
Publication Date:
20020215
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
576
Dimensions:
6.76x4.38x1.45 in. 1.28 lbs.

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