Waterwise Plants for Sustainable Gardens: 200 Drought-Tolerant Choices for all Climates

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Timber Press, Nov 3, 2011 - Gardening - 248 pages
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“I can't imagine a designer or avid gardener who wouldn't want this on their bookshelf.” —Garden Design Online

Waterwise Plants for Sustainable Gardens is a practical guide to the best 200 plants guaranteed to thrive in low-water gardens. Plant entries provide the common and botanical name, the regions where the plant is best adapted, growth and care information, and notes on pests and disease. This practical and inspiring guide includes a variety of plants, from trees to succulents, perennials to bulbs, all selected for their wide adaptability and ornamental value. Companion plants, creative design ideas, and full color photography make this guide a must-have resource for any sustainable gardener.

 

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Contents

Rewarding Gardens Under Rainless Skies
KEY TO SYMBOLS
Trees
Shrubs and Subshrubs
Perennials
Ground Covers
Grasses and Sedges
Bulbs Corms Tubers and Rhizomes
Vines
Annuals Biennials and ShortLived Perennials
Succulents and Cacti
Palms and Cycads
Fiber Plants
INDEX
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Scott and Lauren Ogden and their work have been featured on several television shows and in numerous publications, including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Nature, Martha Stewart Living, Sunset, and Horticulture. Awards include two American Horticultural Society book awards and a landscape design award from the Association of Professional Landscape Designers.Before making horticulture and garden design his life's work, Scott studied geology and paleontology at Yale.

Lauren Springer Ogden and Scott Ogden’s horticultural experience in the United States and Europe spans zones 4 through 10. They design public and private gardens, speak widely, and have written three books each, including their new award-winning joint book Plant-Driven Design. They seek plants and design inspiration in the wilds of the United States as well as Mexico, South Africa, and Argentina; several of their plant introductions are in the nursery trade. At home in the challenging climates of Fort Collins, Colorado, and Austin, Texas, they tend two intensive gardens together.

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