Taylor's Guide to Shade Gardening

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Frances Tenenbaum
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1994 - Gardening - 501 pages
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This comprehensive guide addresses one of the most common problems for gardeners. Shade Gardening has over 250 color photographs of the 350 best trees, shrubs, annuals, perennials, bulbs, ground covers, vines, ferns, and grasses for shaded areas. Articles cover the basics of growing plants in the shade as well as such subjects as city gardens, flowers, foliage plants, pests and diseases, and lawns.
 

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The Taylor's Guides are excellent references to plants for particular uses or categories of plants. They are references, not really books to read. Lots of pictures, lots of plant listings, and some advice on how to grow plants in shade. Read full review

Contents

How to Garden in the Shade
15
Ground Covers for Shade
31
Ferns
47
City Shade
60
The Color Plates
77
Annuals
166
Summer Bulbs
199
Ground Covers
214
Grasses
252
Ferns
268
Organic Control of Pests
474
Index
487
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About the author (1994)

Frances Tenenbaum is the author of several garden books and the editor of the Taylor's Guide series at Houghton Mifflin.

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