New Shade Garden

New Shade Garden

Detailing all aspects of the gardening process, the book covers basic topics such as designing your own garden, pruning trees, preparing soil for planting, and the vast array of flowers and greenery that grow best in the shade.

Author: Ken Druse

Publisher: Abrams

ISBN: 9781613126042

Category: Gardening

Page: 256

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There is a new generation of gardeners who are planting gardens not only for their visual beauty but also for their ability to reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. In The New Shade Garden, Ken Druse provides this generation with a comprehensive guide to creating a shade garden with an emphasis on the adjustments necessary for our changing climate. Druse offers advice for common problems facing today's gardeners, from addressing the deer situation to watering plants without stressing limited resources. Detailing all aspects of the gardening process, the book covers basic topics such as designing your own garden, pruning trees, preparing soil for planting, and the vast array of flowers and greenery that grow best in the shade. Perfect for new and seasoned gardeners alike, this wide-ranging encyclopedic manual provides all the information you need to start or improve upon your own shade garden.
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The Natural Shade Garden

The Natural Shade Garden

A guide to using natural shade to create beautiful gardens covers all types of shade--wet or dry, partial or dense--suggesting plants for every situation, from rock, to water, to woodland, to container. 25,000 first printing. 80 Great ...

Author: Kenneth Druse

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

ISBN: WISC:89030527576

Category: Gardening

Page: 280

View: 995

A guide to using natural shade to create beautiful gardens covers all types of shade--wet or dry, partial or dense--suggesting plants for every situation, from rock, to water, to woodland, to container. 25,000 first printing.
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Planting the Dry Shade Garden

Planting the Dry Shade Garden

In this book you'll learn how to prune selectively to admit more light and how to amend soil to increase its moisture retention.

Author: Graham Rice

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 9781604693287

Category: Gardening

Page: 192

View: 655

In this book you'll learn how to prune selectively to admit more light and how to amend soil to increase its moisture retention. You'll also learn about more than 130 plants that accept reduced light and moisture levels-long-blooming woodland gems like epimediums and hellebores, and even lush foliage plants like evergreen ferns and hardy gingers, shrubs, climbers, perennials, ground covers, bulbs, annuals, and perennials- there is an entire palette to help you transform challenging spaces into rich, rewarding gardens.
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An Encyclopedia of Shade Perennials

An Encyclopedia of Shade Perennials

Author: Wolfram George Schmid

Publisher: Timber Press (OR)

ISBN: 0881925497

Category: Gardening

Page: 374

View: 309

An encyclopedic reference on shade perennials provides information on more than 7,000 species and cultivars in 184 genera, including practical growing tips and chapters on soils, watering, fertilizing, and types of shade.
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200 Tips for Gardening in the Shade

200 Tips for Gardening in the Shade

Shady gardens will glow with these trouble-free choices for every site and season.

Author: Pamela Wolfe

Publisher:

ISBN: 1556523696

Category: Gardening

Page: 118

View: 935

Shady gardens will glow with these trouble-free choices for every site and season. Features: spring bulbs, long-flowering annuals, and perennial favourites that thrive in the shade; ferns, sedges, hostas, and other foliage plants that warm and brighten shady corners; native plants for woodland gardens; trees, vines, and shrubs for colour, texture and fragrance; a plant and a tip for every gardener and garden; pointers on soil preparation, watering, mulching, garden layout and design, and more.
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Taylor s Guide to Shade Gardening

Taylor s Guide to Shade Gardening

Grass grown in the shade has enough problems : lack of light , competition from
roots , lack of water . Don't let soil be one of them . ... Give the new grass a
chance to put on some growth before you trot out the mower . Let it grow to its
maximum ...

Author: Frances Tenenbaum

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0395651654

Category: Gardening

Page: 501

View: 980

Illustrates and describes more than 350 trees, shrubs, annuals, perennials, bulbs, ground covers, and other plants for growing in the shade and includes gardening advice
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Taylor s 50 Best Perennials for Shade

Taylor s 50 Best Perennials for Shade

Provides a description of fifty shade perennials and suggests how and where to plant them

Author: Houghton Mifflin Company

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0395873312

Category: Gardening

Page: 127

View: 647

Provides a description of fifty shade perennials and suggests how and where to plant them
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Glorious Shade

Glorious Shade

There are several strategies that can be used, depending on whether your space
is already tree-shaded, you are starting a new shade garden from scratch, or your
shadegarden will be next to a building. WORKING UNDER TREES If you are ...

Author: Jenny Rose Carey

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 9781604696813

Category: Gardening

Page: 324

View: 735

Turn a shady yard into a sumptuous garden Shade is one of the most common garden situations homeowner’s have, but with the right plant knowledge, you can triumph over challenging areas and learn to embrace shade as an opportunity instead of an obstacle. Glorious Shade celebrates the benefits of shade and shows you how to make the most of it. This information-rich, hardworking guide is packed with everything you need to successfully garden in the shadiest corners of a yard. You'll learn how to determine what type of shade you have and how to choose the right plants for the space. The book also shares the techniques, design and maintenance tips that are key to growing a successful shade garden. Stunning color photographs offer design inspiration and reveal the beauty of shade-loving plants.
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Making the Most of Shade

Making the Most of Shade

In fact, after reading Making the Most of Shade, even the gardener with the sunniest yard will want to create a shady nook!--COVER.

Author: Larry Hodgson

Publisher: Rodale

ISBN: 1579549667

Category: Gardening

Page: 407

View: 820

Celebrate shade! That's author Larry Hodgson's call to gardeners everywhere, no matter if you have a small shady corner or an entire landscape overshadowed by trees. His hands-on "been there, done that" advice will help you tackle planning, planting, and problem-solving, as well as create color, texture, and light-filled areas in the shade. He also shares more than 200 outstanding plants - perennials, annuals, bulbs, ferns, ornamental grasses, and climbing plants - that you can use to create a beautiful garden that will flourish under shady conditions. In fact, after reading Making the Most of Shade, even the gardener with the sunniest yard will want to create a shady nook!--COVER.
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Shade Gardening with Derek Fell

Shade Gardening with Derek Fell

If seed is harvested fresh , it can be scattered about onto bare soil like chicken
feed to establish new colonies . Although fresh seed from shade plants like
primroses and hellebores may produce rapid germination , any delay in planting
can ...

Author: Derek Fell

Publisher: Friedman/Fairfax Pub

ISBN: CORNELL:31924080094091

Category: Gardening

Page: 120

View: 811

This wonderfully readable series by premier gardening writer and photographer Derek Fell presents invaluable information on every element of gardening from design and planting to maintaining and harvesting. Each information-packed volume includes: -- A discussion of Fell's gardening principles, including site evaluation, soil testing and conditioning, selection of appropriate plants, and tips on care and maintenance -- The basics of garden design, with tips on creating striking color harmonies and special theme gardens, complete with sample garden plants that detail effective designs -- An A-to-Z listing of Fell's recommendations for truly superior plants -- each entry includes a full-color photograph, a complete description of the plant, cultivation information and propagation methods, the season of bloom, disease and pest resistance, and the plant's best usesSolid advice from one of the world's foremost gardening authorities and a focus on results that are both beautiful and achievable makes this series perfect for beginners and experienced gardeners alike.
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The New Ornamental Garden

The New Ornamental Garden

The main focus of the book is the plant index, which contains notes on hundreds of plant varieties and how they function in the garden. All gardeners will benefit from reading this book!

Author: Simon Rickard

Publisher: CSIRO PUBLISHING

ISBN: 9780643102293

Category: Science

Page: 280

View: 955

This book takes a fresh look at garden-worthy plants for Australian conditions. It will help gardeners to reappraise their climate, select appropriate plants and modify gardening practices to create beautiful gardens featuring native and exotic plants with proven drought tolerance, reliability and minimal weed potential. The New Ornamental Garden shows how heat, cold, water availability, rainfall patterns, length of growing season, evaporation rate and humidity influence plant growth in Australia, from the wet sub-tropics to the temperate climate of southern Australia. It also discusses the influence of microclimates within a garden: dry sun, dry shade, moist sun, moist shade, seaside conditions, exposed sites, urban situations and root competition from eucalyptus and allelopaths. The main focus of the book is the plant index, which contains notes on hundreds of plant varieties and how they function in the garden. All gardeners will benefit from reading this book!
Categories: Science

Ortho s All about Shade Gardening

Ortho s All about Shade Gardening

You'll first notice iron deficiency on the new leaves , which become yellow
FERTILIZER RATES FOR SHADE GARDENS except for the veins . Acid - loving
Material Example Rate Frequency plants growing in alkaline soil are Slow
release ...

Author: Jo Kellum

Publisher: Ortho Books

ISBN: 0897214609

Category: Gardening

Page: 96

View: 795

Offers instructions for gardening in shaded areas and for different climate regions.
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80 Great Natural Shade Garden Plants

80 Great Natural Shade Garden Plants

Natural Garden 0-517-550466

Author: Kenneth Druse

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

ISBN: 0609800434

Category: Gardening

Page: 127

View: 659

Natural Garden 0-517-550466
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Shade

Shade

Shade is a reality in nearly every garden, and this guide will help any gardener, experienced or inexperienced, take full advantage of those sometimes tricky shady areas.

Author: Keith Wiley

Publisher: Timber Press (OR)

ISBN: MINN:31951D02373098Q

Category: Gardening

Page: 175

View: 416

Shade is a reality in nearly every garden, and this guide will help any gardener, experienced or inexperienced, take full advantage of those sometimes tricky shady areas. After looking at shade in different situations — in different sizes and types of gardens, in specific areas within the garden such as hedges and other barriers, and in vertical elements such as pergolas and arches — the book then considers the characteristics of shade-loving plants, looking at brightly colored flowers as well as at plants with distinct types of foliage. Readers will also learn how to use plant companions to create striking designs in addition to the practicalities of preparing, planting, and maintaining a shade garden.
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Shade Gardens SBS Successful Gardening

Shade Gardens  SBS Successful Gardening

Discusses how to design and maintain shade gardens, and lists shade-tolerant plants

Author: Patricia A. Taylor

Publisher: Better Homes & Gardens Books

ISBN: 0696202107

Category: Gardening

Page: 132

View: 938

Discusses how to design and maintain shade gardens, and lists shade-tolerant plants
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Shade Gardening

Shade Gardening

Explains how to analyze light conditions, chose and maintain plants for shaded areas, and design shade gardens

Author: Time-Life Books

Publisher: Time Life Education

ISBN: 0783541074

Category: Gardening

Page: 160

View: 601

Explains how to analyze light conditions, chose and maintain plants for shaded areas, and design shade gardens
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Popular Gardening and Living Outdoors

Popular Gardening and Living Outdoors

A Few of the New Garden Book Authors READ The Description of These 4
Wonder . Working Garden Books . Crammed with Expert Advice on Every
Gardening Problem - Tree and Shrub Landscaping , Shade Gardening , New
Indoor Flower ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: CORNELL:31924058802673

Category: Gardening

Page:

View: 657

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A Garden in the Shade

A Garden in the Shade

Previously published as Great Gardens in the Shade.

Author: Harriet L. Cramer

Publisher: Friedman-Fairfax

ISBN: WISC:89075845370

Category: Gardening

Page: 144

View: 553

Previously published as Great Gardens in the Shade.
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Shade Gardening

Shade Gardening

This book shows how to plant and care for shade gardens in every area of the country and how to create an aesthetically pleasing shade garden anywhere.

Author: Carol A. Crotta

Publisher: Creative Publishing International

ISBN: 0865734453

Category: House & Home

Page: 120

View: 143

-- Covers planning a shade garden and selecting shade-tolerant plants. -- Treats shade as an advantage and includes how-to instruction for making projects that work.
Categories: House & Home