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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
Shady gardens will glow with these trouble-free choices for every site and season.
Author: Pamela Wolfe
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.
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
Author: Frances Tenenbaum
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
Author: Derek Fell
Publisher: Friedman/Fairfax Pub
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.
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
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!
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FERTILIZER RATES FOR SHADE GARDENS except for the veins . Acid - loving
Material Example Rate Frequency plants growing in alkaline soil are Slow
Author: Jo Kellum
Publisher: Ortho Books
Offers instructions for gardening in shaded areas and for different climate regions.
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)
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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