Gardening in the shade
Horticulture Books, 2004 - Gardening - 142 pages
Whether you have a small shady nook or a wooded backyard, you'll find the valuable information you desire for designing, planting, cultivating and maintaining lovely gardens. From perennials, shrubs and trees to bulbs and tubers, you'll discover a variety of plants that are receptive to shady homes. Create a magnificent shade garden with tried and true advice from the experts at Horticulture magazine. Inside this must-have guide you'll find the facts, tips and guidance you need to grow a lovely garden in any shady spot. From descriptions of perennials, trees and shrubs perfect for shady areas to basic techniques and insider's tips, you'll learn the keys to growing a shade garden that thrives throughout a variety of seasons and a spectrum for regional conditions. You'll also find over 300 inspirational photos to spark your creativity in designing your own garden area. Let Horticulture Books guide you on your journey to a bountiful garden of beauty with the sound advice and knowledge blossoming in Gardening in the Shade. Book jacket.
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TAKING TO THE WOODS
COPING WITH DRY SHADE
THE MANY SHADES OF SUNLIGHT
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