Success with Mediterranean Gardens

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Guild of Master Craftsman Publications, 2005 - Gardening - 160 pages
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Even in colder climates, it is possible to recreate the lush beauty of a genuine Mediterranean garden. Design plans, plant lists, and simple instructions for constructing 20 unique gardens are provided, including many that incorporate such eye-catching features as courtyards, water features, rock and terrace gardens, and container plantings. An alphabetical guide to Mediterranean plants accompanies more than 200 color photographs, as well as details of the geographic and historical backgrounds, and professional advice for maximizing visual impact while minimizing maintenance, using wall colors and tiles to add ambiance, and choosing plants that spread joyous scents throughout the garden.

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This book is great at explaining ways to achieve a Mediterranean landscape whether you have a big yard or small. It gives great tips on hardscaping as well as giving you tips for low maintenance gardening to plants that are a little more effort. I'm a novice gardener and felt this book was a great starting point for helping me design my large yard. Highly recommend!! 

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