Growing Desert Plants: From Windowsill to Garden

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Red Crane Books, 1995 - Gardening - 212 pages
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Desert plants are known for their interesting shapes, colorful flowers, and wonderful textures. The author's clear instructions give even the inexperienced gardener all the necessary information to succeed. People living outside the desert can also grow desert plants successfully. The "Desert Plant Encyclopedia" of the book presents specific information on 101 plants. Also included is a detailed chapter on propagation, where to obtain seeds, and hardiness zones.

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Growing Desert Plants: From Windowsill to Garden

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There is more to desert gardening than cactus and rocks, as readers will discover when they open the pages of Hodoba's book. The author, the owner of a native plant nursery in New Mexico and past ... Read full review


Climate and Plant Adaptation
Designing a Desert Garden
Desert Births Propagation

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About the author (1995)

Theodore B. Hodoba , the owner of a native plant nursery, has articles in publications including Fine Gardening and has coauthored a book with the New Mexico Department of Natural Resources, Everybody Needs Trees . He is a master horticulturist who teaches at the University of New Mexico.

Michael Moore wrote numerous classic works on the herbal plants of the West and Southwest, including Los Remedios: Traditional Herbal Remedies of the Southwest, Medicinal Plants of the Desert and Canyon West, and Medicinal Plants of the Mountain West, as well as a host of clinical herb manuals. He was the founder and director of Southwest School of Botanical Medicine, in Bisbee, Arizona, where he worked as a writer, researcher, therapist, and teacher for professional herbalists.

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