Synopses & Reviews
Expert advice from a trusted name in gardening. Get the solutions to your gardening problems from the American Horticultural Society's Practical Guides! Select from this ever-growing library of titles for the best gardening advice on plants and plant care, garden design, and garden construction. Patios and Courtyards Includes: Planning a patio or courtyard -- creating a wish list; assessing your garden; choosing a style to suit your taste. Garden designs -- a selection of twelve detailed garden plans chosen to show how to cope with difficult conditions or sites, create different styles, or tailor the space to your requirements. Essential know-how -- measuring your site; drawing up a plan; choosing and using materials; safety tips; basic care of patio plants. Plant catalog -- an illustrated selection of outstanding plants for patios and courtyards.
Simply the definitive full-color reference to the horticulture of North America, AHS Encyclopedia of Plants & Flowers contains more than 8,000 plant references, 4,250 photographs, and practical advice on everything from cultivation and pests to plant selection and identification.
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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.