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Taylor's Guide to Shade Gardening: More Than 350 Trees, Shrubs, and Flowers That Thrive Under Difficult Conditions, Illustrated with Color Photographs (Taylor's Guides to Gardening)

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There is a new generation of gardeners who are planting gardens not only for their visual beauty but also for their ability to reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. In The New Shade Garden, Ken Druse provides this generation with a comprehensive guide to creating a shade garden with an emphasis on the adjustments necessary for our changing climate. Druse o ffers advice for common problems facing todayandrsquo;s gardeners, from addressing the deer situation to watering plants without stressing limited resources. Detailing all aspects of the gardening process, the book covers basic topics such as designing your own garden, pruning trees, preparing soil for planting, and the vast array of flowers and greenery that grow best in the shade. Perfect for new and seasoned gardeners alike, this wide-ranging encyclopedic manual provides all the information you need to start or improve upon your own shade garden.

Synopsis:

This comprehensive guide addresses one of the most common problems for gardeners. Shade Gardening has over 250 color photographs of the 350 best trees, shrubs, annuals, perennials, bulbs, ground covers, vines, ferns, and grasses for shaded areas. Articles cover the basics of growing plants in the shade as well as such subjects as city gardens, flowers, foliage plants, pests and diseases, and lawns.

Synopsis:

With more than 265 color photographs of the 350 best trees, shrubs, annuals, perennials, bulbs, ground covers, vines, ferns, and grasses for shade, this 17th volume in the acclaimed Taylor's Guides to Gardening series gives gardeners all the help they need to turn a problem area into a delight.

About the Author

Frances Tenenbaum is the author of several garden books and the editor of the Taylor's Guide series at Houghton Mifflin.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395651650
Subtitle:
Creating a Lush Oasis in the Age of Climate Change
Editor:
Tenenbaum, Frances
Editor:
Tenenbaum, Frances
Author:
Tenenbaum, Frances
Author:
Druse, Ken
Author:
Buchanan, Steve
Author:
Buchanan, Steve
Publisher:
Stewart, Tabori and Chang
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
Shade
Subject:
Gardening in the shade
Subject:
Shade-tolerant plants
Subject:
Gardening-Shade Gardening
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Taylor's Guides to Gardening
Series Volume:
9350
Publication Date:
March 1994
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
275 color photographs
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
10.88 x 8.5 in

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This comprehensive guide addresses one of the most common problems for gardeners. Shade Gardening has over 250 color photographs of the 350 best trees, shrubs, annuals, perennials, bulbs, ground covers, vines, ferns, and grasses for shaded areas. Articles cover the basics of growing plants in the shade as well as such subjects as city gardens, flowers, foliage plants, pests and diseases, and lawns.
"Synopsis" by , With more than 265 color photographs of the 350 best trees, shrubs, annuals, perennials, bulbs, ground covers, vines, ferns, and grasses for shade, this 17th volume in the acclaimed Taylor's Guides to Gardening series gives gardeners all the help they need to turn a problem area into a delight.
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