The dry gardening handbook: plants and practices for a changing climate
A complete and beautifully illustrated guide to creating a garden in the face of water shortages and dry conditions. A garden that can withstand summer drought and requires little watering is the dream of every gardener who is conscious of the need to conserve water and who wants to create a garden in harmony with the environment. That dream can become a reality with the help of this indispensable new reference book which provides concrete solutions to the questions and hurdles faced by gardeners coping with dry conditions. Abundantly illustrated with more than 400 original color photographs, this is a vital book for novice and experienced gardeners alike: Includes an A--Z list of more than 500 drought-resistant plants with details on the plant's scientific name, geographical origin, height and width, exposure and hardiness, foliage, ideal soil conditions, and related or complementary plants. Provides techniques for soil preparation, planting, and maintenance of gardens and landscapes.
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Review: The Dry Gardening Handbook: Plants and Practices for a Changing ClimateUser Review - Anthrodiva Stommen - Goodreads
Very Francophilic. I did learn about Phlomis: The Neglected Genus, however. The questions I sometimes seek to have answered never seem to show up, which usually have to do with a) germination rates ... Read full review
Review: The Dry Gardening Handbook: Plants and Practices for a Changing ClimateUser Review - Goodreads
Not useful for Midwesterners.
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