Synopses & Reviews
Expert advice on growing in small spaces 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. Small Gardens Includes: Planning a small garden -- deciding what you want from your garden and how to achieve it; making the most of your space; choosing a style that you like and the most suitable materials. Garden designs- selection of 20 illustrated plans chosen to show the wide range of ideas for making a small garden seem larger; creating a sense of privacy; introducing areas for relaxing, entertaining, and children's play, and keeping maintenance to a minimum. Preparing plans -- taking accurate measurements and making your plan a reality.
DK Publishing is a rare bird in the publishing world. DK's books are not only practical and informative, they're beautiful, full of color splashed on glossy paper that's sturdily and functionally bound. (Dave Wood's Book Report)
Practical Gardening Guides: New Books Stress Usefulness As Well As Innovation...Almost anyone is going to stop and look closer at the AHS Practical Guides...these volumes are filled with gorgeous color pictures. (Chattanooga Times)
Excellent visuals and how-to advice. (Washington Post)
Too practical to let lie on the coffee table...a series of hand sized helps more likely to end up in your car, in the kitchen, or out in the garden. (Associated Press)
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.