Made for the Shade
Home gardeners looking for answers to the question of what to plant in shady places, will find answers to their problems in this volume. The book emphasizes the importance of good gardening sense and explains how plants can be matched to different conditions based on their natural habitat. Presented here are detailed descriptions and instructions for nurturing trees, shrubs, ground covers, perennials, bulbs, tubers, and annuals that thrive in shady places. This attractive, informative, but above all useful volume features 150 full-color photos.
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The Yearly Cycle
Perennials for Dry Shade
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