Designer Plant Combinations: 105 Stunning Gardens Using Six Plants or Fewer [NOOK Book]

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Author Scott Calhoun has visited the gardens of top designers from coast to coast and selected more than 100 stunning plant combinations, each using no more than six plants, to include in this photographic guide. Riots of complementary colors, masses of grasses, foliage spectacles in extraordinary shades of green and purple, and height variations as arresting as city skylines are all featured in these exciting gardens, each one an intimate glimpse of a larger garden. A favorite pairing can be the beginning of a ...

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Designer Plant Combinations: 105 Stunning Gardens Using Six Plants or Fewer

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Overview

Author Scott Calhoun has visited the gardens of top designers from coast to coast and selected more than 100 stunning plant combinations, each using no more than six plants, to include in this photographic guide. Riots of complementary colors, masses of grasses, foliage spectacles in extraordinary shades of green and purple, and height variations as arresting as city skylines are all featured in these exciting gardens, each one an intimate glimpse of a larger garden. A favorite pairing can be the beginning of a larger garden design, or a five-plant grouping might be all you need to fill a small urban garden. The possibilities are as varied as your imagination!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781603420044
  • Publisher: Storey Books
  • Publication date: 11/9/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 250
  • Sales rank: 430,169
  • File size: 30 MB
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Meet the Author

Scott Calhoun is an award-winning garden designer and the author of two previous books, Chasing Wildflowers and Yard Full of Sun, for which he won the American Horticultural Society's book award in 2006. Formerly the "Garden Expert" for Tucson's CBS affiliate, Calhoun now writes a weekly garden design column for The Arizona Daily Star and the Western states plant notes column for Country Gardens magazine. He's also a regular contributor to Sunset and Horticulture magazines. His Web site is zonagardens.com.
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Table of Contents

Introduction

Perennial Partners

Masses of Grasses

Annual Acquaintances

Accent Plant Associates

Ground Cover Groupies

Buddies for Woodies

Designer Resources

Plant Resources

Public Gardens for Design Inspiration

USDA Hardiness Zone Map

Index

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