Synopses & Reviews
Drought tolerant plants, Native plants, and Mediterranean climate plants with low water requirements are the focus of Sterman's photo-filled California Gardener's Guide, Volume II. Most of the nearly two-hundred plants featured in the title are straight out of the laboratory that is Sterman's garden--time tested and ready for the masses. Chapters and sections include: Annuals and Biennials; Bulbs; Fruits; Ground Covers; Herbs; Ornamental Grasses and Grass-Like Plants; Perennials; Shrubs; Succulents; Trees; Vines; and Tips and Techniques for California Gardening. Filled with 186 full-color photographs of featured plants, images of gorgeous California landscapes, practical tips, and valuable tables detailing California's vast range of climates, it is a must-have for every California gardener.
This volume offers expanded coverage of topics introduced in the first book, and also includes information on drought-tolerant plants as well as plant recommendations for California's diverse climate. Full-color photos throughout.
This volume offers expanded coverage of topics introduced in the first book
Gardening is now the favorite leisure pastime in America. Homeowners are realizing the health benefits derived from gardening and the increase in their home's property value. This book contains easy-to-use advice on the top landscape plant choices. It also recommends specific varieties, and provides advice on how to plant, how to grow and how to care for the best plants.