Great Gardens from Everyday Plants: How to Create a Beautiful Garden with Easy-to-find Plants from Your Local Nursery Or Garden Center
For late-starting gardeners, those with little time, and those who need to "fill in" a not-quite-finished garden, Anne Halpin comes to the rescue. Beautiful full-color illustrations of unusual garden designs and explicit text will both inspire and instruct gardeners who use the local garden center as their primary source of plants. 65 four-color photos; 50 illustrations.
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Before You Buy the Plants
Designing the Garden
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