Synopses & Reviews
Written for today's water-conscious gardener, this book provides cutting-edge information on how to grow more than 270 colorful, unthirsty flowering perennials, shrubs, and ornamental grasses adapted to dry-climate regions. Over 125 large color photos provide ideas to create appealing, easy-care gardens and make it easy to select flowering plants best suited to particular regions. The book was especially prepared for gardeners in Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, and Utah. It provides proper planting dates and recommended plants and growing techniques for each area, and shows how to prepare soils, make compost, and get the most out of water.
"If you want to grow a maximum number of flowers on a minimum amount of water, [this book] tells you how."Sunset
How to grow more than 270 colorful, unthirsty flowering perennials, shrubs, and ornamental grasses adapted to dry-climate regions.
About the Author
Eric A. Johnson is the author of numerous books and articles on gardening. He lives in Palm Desert, California. Scott Millard is the author of Gardening in Dry Climates. He lives in Tucson.