Synopses & Reviews
"There are many not-so-gentle euphemisms and colloquialisms about intense, relentless summer heat." So begins Tom Peace's introduction of one of the sunbelt challenges--others being hot soil, high nighttime temperatures, two growing seasons, and drought--which, in general, aren't addressed in most garden books. Sunbelt Gardening offers respite, and with it you'll get the best advice on how to achieve stunning hot-weather gardens all year long.
Learn how to create hot-climate gardens in southeastern, south-central, and southwestern states. Author Tom Peace addresses the distinction between drought-tolerant and moisture-loving plants and explains which ones will work best in your garden, based on the specific region of the country in which you live.
For gardeners who live in sunbelt regions of America--whether southeastern, southcentral, or southwestern--this book describes the differences that set hot-weather garden performers apart from other garden varieties.
About the Author
Garden designer Tom Peace draws on his years of experience gardening in hot climates. A graduate of Colorado State University, where he studied forest biology and botany, he has researched plant ecology throughout the world, including Asia and Europe, and has extensive experience in floriculture.