Gardening in summer-dry climates : plants for a lush, water-conscious landscape / Nora Harlow and Saxon Holt.

By: Harlow, Nora [author.]Contributor(s): Holt, Saxon [author,, photographer.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, Inc., 2020Copyright date: ©2020Description: 306 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cmISBN: 1604699124; 9781604699128Subject(s): Landscape gardening -- Water conservation | Gardening | PlantsLOC classification: SB475.83 | .H37 2020
Contents:
Gardening where you are -- Some thoughts on design -- A compendium of plants for summer-dry climates -- Plants for special places -- What plant where: a guide to plant selection.
Summary: "Dry summers? Wet winters? This is your must-have guide. Gardening in an area defined by arid summers and soggy winters can be challenging. But gardens can thrive in such conditions, and this definitive handbook shares the plants and practices that will help you succeed. Landscape architect Nora Harlow and award-winning photographer Saxon Holt explain how plants adapt to the climate and how topography and climate relate. A comprehensive plant directory provides details on each plant's needs, and stunning photography shows how smart design can help address seasonal issues. It's everything you need to create a flourishing summer-dry garden"--Page 4 of cover.
List(s) this item appears in: Drought-Tolerant Gardens
Holdings
Item type Current library Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Lending Books Elisabeth C. Miller Library
Pacific Northwest Connections Collection
SB454.3.D7 H27 2020 (Browse shelf (Opens below)) Available 39352800181257
Total holds: 0

Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-288) and index.

Gardening where you are -- Some thoughts on design -- A compendium of plants for summer-dry climates -- Plants for special places -- What plant where: a guide to plant selection.

"Dry summers? Wet winters? This is your must-have guide. Gardening in an area defined by arid summers and soggy winters can be challenging. But gardens can thrive in such conditions, and this definitive handbook shares the plants and practices that will help you succeed. Landscape architect Nora Harlow and award-winning photographer Saxon Holt explain how plants adapt to the climate and how topography and climate relate. A comprehensive plant directory provides details on each plant's needs, and stunning photography shows how smart design can help address seasonal issues. It's everything you need to create a flourishing summer-dry garden"--Page 4 of cover.

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