The Garden in Winter: Plant for Beauty and Interest in the Quiet Season

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Rodale, Oct 30, 2007 - Gardening - 224 pages
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Explaining how to transform one's garden to provide year-round interest, an inspirational gardening handbook reveals how to add texture, color, shape, and beauty to the winter landscape, with suggestions for the best trees, shrubs, groundcovers, perennials, and grasses, as well as container plantings, holiday decorating tips, and more.
  

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User Review  - jwiegmull - LibraryThing

I loved this book. The ideas were wonderful. I love winter activities but as a gardener, winter was always tough. This book gives you the feeling that winter was/is something to look forward to in the garden. Read full review

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User Review  - Ann - Goodreads

I believe in the concept. Piet oudolf says no plant is a good plant unless it looks good when it's dead. But this book is both cutesy and impractical. And nothing applies to my garden. Any gardening book is a good book, so it gets 3 stars anyway. Read full review

Contents

The Glory of Trees
21
Colorful Conifers
33
Deciduous Shrubs
67
EarlyBlooming Bulbs
111
Winter Containers
131
Christmas from the Garden
153
Final Thoughts
190
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About the author (2007)

SUZY BALES is a contributing editor at Better Homes and Gardens and the author of Suzy Bales' Down to Earth Gardener. She divides her time between Manhattan and Oyster Bay on Long Island, where she maintains her extensive gardens.

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