Foliage: Astonishing Color and Texture Beyond Flowers (Google eBook)

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Storey Publishing, 2007 - Gardening - 304 pages
2 Reviews
Velvety or rough, silver or chartreuse, saw-toothed or scalloped -- foliage can be the star of your garden. This comprehensive guide describes the features and requirements of dozens of leafy plants, each one perfect for mixing and matching with flowers and ornamental grasses in vivid home landscapes. Handsomely illustrated with hundreds of full-color photographs, Foliage will inspire you to look at leaves with fresh eyes. Winner of the 2008 American Horticultural Society Book Award.
  

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User Review  - arctangent - LibraryThing

This is a terrific book! I can see why it won an American Horticultural Society Award. Even though I no longer garden, I love gardens and visit them at every opportunity. This book presents ideas and ... Read full review

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Love this book. Want to own it someday, great reference! Read full review

Contents

1 Exploring Your Options
8
2 Go for the Gold
30
3 Rousing Red to Basic Black
88
4 Stunning Silver Gray and Blue
140
5 Marvelous Multicolors
196
Index
282
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About the author (2007)

She owns a small specialty nursery in Emmaus, Pennsylvania. She is the editor of many Rodale gardening books. She lives in Pennsburg, Pennsylvania.

Rob Cardillo has been photographing gardens, plants, and the people who tend them for more than 20 years. A former director of photography at Organic Gardening, he now works for publishers, horticultural suppliers, and landscape designers throughout the United States. Visit him at www.robcardillo.com.

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