Great Natives for Tough Places

Great Natives for Tough Places

by Niall Dunne
     
 

From the world-famous Brooklyn Botanic Gardens comes a unique, all-region handbook that introduces gardeners to the many beautiful native plants that thrive in tough growing conditions—with little or no maintenance. It profiles spectacular trees, shrubs, grasses, wildflowers, vines, and bulbs that naturally cope with disturbed and depleted soils, extremes of

Overview

From the world-famous Brooklyn Botanic Gardens comes a unique, all-region handbook that introduces gardeners to the many beautiful native plants that thrive in tough growing conditions—with little or no maintenance. It profiles spectacular trees, shrubs, grasses, wildflowers, vines, and bulbs that naturally cope with disturbed and depleted soils, extremes of sun and shade, regular buffeting by strong winds, and other challenging environments. In addition, unlike many tough species, these don’t have invasive tendencies but support sustainable ecosystems. Written by the finest experts on the subject, this practical guide provides a bounty of information on everything from site-appropriate designs to propagation and care.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781889538488
Publisher:
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Publication date:
11/03/2009
Series:
Brooklyn Botanic Garden All-Region Guide Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
120
Sales rank:
643,915
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)

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