Gardening with Native Plants of the South

Gardening with Native Plants of the South

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by Sally Wasowski
     
 

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In today's South, where fine gardening is a tradition, many homeowners and professional gardeners are discovering a vast new palette of plant materials—native plants. They are realizing that these native wildflowers, trees, shrubs, groundcovers, vines, and grasses are far better suited, and therefore easier to grow and maintain, than most of the imported plants

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In today's South, where fine gardening is a tradition, many homeowners and professional gardeners are discovering a vast new palette of plant materials—native plants. They are realizing that these native wildflowers, trees, shrubs, groundcovers, vines, and grasses are far better suited, and therefore easier to grow and maintain, than most of the imported plants that populate traditional landscapes. Discover the Wasowskis' exciting vision of the many possibilities and advantages of going native.

Editorial Reviews

The Lakeland Ledger
...this promisingly titled book is well written, logically formatted, and packed with lovely color photographs.
Nashville Advocate
... gives great detail ... well written and arranged ...
Vicksburg Evening Post
... a wealth of information and ideas ...
Baton Rouge Advocate
... well-organized and comprehensive ...
The Island Packet
... a big book, a beautiful book, and best of all, an important book ...
Mobile Register
... deliciously photographed ...
The Paris Post-Intelligencer
... a slick book ...
The Woodland Garden
The Wasowski's book is a valuable addition to the library of any gardener from the mid-Atlantic to Florida.
Sasee Magazine
This book helps you find beautiful plants that are easy to grow—and actually thrive in our intense summer heat and humidity. If you like gardening books, you’ll definitely want to pick this one up.
Jim Wilson
Southern homeowners and landscapers will find this book easy to read and fascinatingly informative.
The Clarion-Ledger
... a hands-on how-to for landscaping ...
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
... an asset for the Southern gardener.
The Dallas Morning News
... valuable ... an outstanding reference guide ... the best news: The entry for each plant is accompanied by a photograph. You know just what you'll be getting.
Carolina Gardener
... a real eye-opener for Southern growers looking for something a little bit "different" to add to their gardens ...
The Virginian-Pilot
The best book on native plants ...
Fine Gardening
... should be on the bookshelves of all Southern gardeners and adventurous cool-zone gardeners.
Wild Garden
Wonderful photos; concise descriptions ... and a practical, easy-to-read, conversational style make the book a must-own for southern gardeners.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589794245
Publisher:
Taylor Trade Publishing
Publication date:
04/01/1994
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
216
Sales rank:
687,036
File size:
221 MB
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Meet the Author

Sally Wasowski is a professional landscape designer and one of the country's leading authorities on landscaping with native plants. She is a founding member and past president of the Native Plant Society of Texas. Andy Wasowski is a free-lance writer, photographer, and broadcast producer. The Wasowskis are authors of the award-winning Native Texas Plants: Landscaping Region by Region and the critically acclaimed Requiem for a Lawnmower.

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Gardening with Native Plants of the South 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Southern gardeners will find a wealth of helpful information here, from descriptive plant profiles to sample landscaping plans. Written in an easy conversational style, this book should be on every southern gardeners bookshelf. Its a bookyou will not just read, but use time and again.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago