Synopses & Reviews
Assess your growing environment, choosing plants that thrive despite deep shade or baking sunshine, wet clay or sandy soil. Analyze the structure and aesthetics of this wonderfully overgrown setting, plus options for maintaining it year-round. A beautifully photographed plant guide presents all the varieties you could wish for: herbaceous, biennials, lilies, tender perennials and annuals, grasses, palms, gingers, bananas, succulents, water plants, and more.
Turn your garden into an exotic jungle paradise! From hardy trees, shrubs, and climbers to robust lily-like rosettes, your dreams of a fantastically lush and colorful landscape can become reality with this guide to designs, practicalities, and plants. Assess your growing environment, and work within its parameters, choosing those plants that can thrive whether there's deep shade or baking sunshine, horrible wet clay or dry, sandy soil. Analyze both the structural aspects and the aesthetics of this wonderfully overgrown setting, plus options for keeping it going year round. A beautifully photographed plant guide presents all the varieties you could wish-herbaceous and biennials; lilies and allies; bromeliads; aroids; tender perennials and annuals; grasses; palms; gingers and bananas; succulents, water plants and more!
An indispensable companion for anyone who dreams of a garden with a difference.