Eighty Great Natural Garden Plants

Eighty Great Natural Garden Plants

by Ken Druse
     
 

Award-winning gardening expert Ken Druse offers a personal selection of 80 ideal plants for the natural gardener, drawn from his best-selling classic The Natural Garden.

This companion guide is illustrated throughout with 130 of Druse's spectacular color photographs. All-new descriptions discuss the origins of each plant, supply the pronunciation of their Latin

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Overview

Award-winning gardening expert Ken Druse offers a personal selection of 80 ideal plants for the natural gardener, drawn from his best-selling classic The Natural Garden.

This companion guide is illustrated throughout with 130 of Druse's spectacular color photographs. All-new descriptions discuss the origins of each plant, supply the pronunciation of their Latin names, and offer information on their ultimate size, time of bloom, light and soil requirements, cold hardiness, and special interest, such as colorful berries or butterfly attraction.  

Here, too, is indispensable advice for using these plants with companions to create striking designs. Each section has an original introduction presenting valuable techniques for making your own natural garden. An appendix gives mail-order sources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780609800423
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
04/22/1997
Series:
Ken Druse's Natural Garden Guides Series
Pages:
127
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 6.93(h) x 0.33(d)

Meet the Author

Ken Druse is an internationally renowned author and gardening expert, an award-winning photographer, and the acknowledged founder of the American natural gardening movement. He has been the gardening editor at House Beautiful magazine since 1979, and for three years he was a guest presenter on The Victory Garden. He has won three Quill & Trowel awards (from the Garden Writers Association of America) for Best Writing, Best Photography, and Best Overall Product for The Natural Garden and The Natural Habitat Garden. He lives and gardens in New Jersey.

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