Made for the Shade

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Barron's Educational Series, Oct 1, 1998 - Gardening - 160 pages
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Home gardeners looking for answers to the question of what to plant in shady places, will find answers to their problems in this volume. The book emphasizes the importance of good gardening sense and explains how plants can be matched to different conditions based on their natural habitat. Presented here are detailed descriptions and instructions for nurturing trees, shrubs, ground covers, perennials, bulbs, tubers, and annuals that thrive in shady places. This attractive, informative, but above all useful volume features 150 full-color photos.

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Contents

FOREWORD
6
The Yearly Cycle
12
Perennials for Dry Shade
25
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About the author (1998)

Judy Glattstein is a garden consultant and the author of several gardening books--"Bulbs for Garden Habitats" is her third book on bulbs--and numerous magazine and newspaper articles. She is a popular instructor at the New York Botanical Garden and the Cook College Office of Continuing Professional Education at Rutgers University and lectures widely both in the United States and abroad. An enthusiastic gardener, she finds less time available for her own garden in western New Jersey than she would like; nonetheless, the tens of thousands of bulbs she's planted return year after year whether or not she finishes all her garden chores.

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