Hot Color Dry Garden

Hot Color  Dry Garden

This inspiration-packed guide busts common low-water gardening myths, showcases vibrant waterwise gardens, and suggests more than 150 bright, drought-tolerant plants. Stop thinking dry means drab.

Author: Nan Sterman

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 9781604694574

Category: Gardening

Page: 320

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“Eye-popping proof that water-wise gardens are bold, beautiful and brilliantly hued.” —San Diego Home and Garden Dry weather defines the southwest, and it's getting dryer. As water becomes more precious, our gardens suffer. If we want to keep gardening, we must revolutionize our plant choices and garden practices. Hot Color, Dry Garden provides a joyful, color-filled way to exuberantly garden in low-water conditions. Garden expert Nan Sterman highlights inspiring examples of brilliant gardens filled with water-smart plants. You'll find information about designing for color using plants, architecture, and accessories, along with a plant directory that features drought-tolerant plants that dazzle.
Categories: Gardening

The Healthy Garden

The Healthy Garden

Soil Science for Gardeners: Working with Nature to Build Soil Health, by Robert Pavlis. New Society Publishers, 2020. Hot Color, Dry Garden: Inspiring Designs and Vibrant Plants for the Waterwise Gardener, by Nan Sterman.

Author: Kathleen Norris Brenzel

Publisher: Abrams

ISBN: 9781647002879

Category: Gardening

Page: 208

View: 678

Part-gardening bible, part-call to action, award-winning authors Kathleen Norris Brenzel and Mary-Kate Mackey present advice, tips, and how-tos for gardeners seeking better health, increased happiness, and stronger communities A gardening book for the times we live in, The Healthy Garden combines practical advice for starting a garden with a rare view into how home gardening builds resilience, personal happiness, and community strength. Filled with savvy tips from dozens of experts, each chapter celebrates the many ways gardening works to build health. These professionals and passionate plant people offer lively insights into landscape design, soil science, nutrition, and plant choices. With its can-do, Victory Garden approach, The Healthy Garden is essential for anyone seeking to live closer to nature in their own backyards.
Categories: Gardening