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Co-authored by Linn Mills and Dick Post, leading gardening experts from Las Vegas and Reno, respectively, this proven format has helped gardeners experience more success and enjoyment from their gardens.

As gardening continues to grow in popularity, gardeners want more resources to help them succeed. The Gardener's Guide series provides credible information on the plants that perform best in specific states. Gardeners will find information they...

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Overview

Co-authored by Linn Mills and Dick Post, leading gardening experts from Las Vegas and Reno, respectively, this proven format has helped gardeners experience more success and enjoyment from their gardens.

As gardening continues to grow in popularity, gardeners want more resources to help them succeed. The Gardener's Guide series provides credible information on the plants that perform best in specific states. Gardeners will find information they can trust and use successfully in their own gardens.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591861164
  • Publisher: Cool Springs Press
  • Publication date: 1/20/2005
  • Series: Gardener's Guides Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 6.88 (w) x 9.92 (h) x 0.54 (d)

Meet the Author

Linn Mills has more than thirty years of experience with the Nevada Cooperative Extension Service. He was instrumental in developing horticulture programs and has received awards from the County Agents of America for numerous articles on a variety of gardening topics. Linn currently writes the weekly gardening column for the Review Journal in Las Vegas.

Dick Post founded the Master Gardener Volunteer Program in Nevada, which has created 1,000 volunteers for the state. Dick is active in Reno's gardening media with daily exposure on radio and newspaper.

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Table of Contents

Featured Plants for Nevada 10
Welcome to Gardening in Nevada 13
How to Use the Nevada Gardener's Guide 20
USDA Cold-Hardiness Zone Map for Nevada 21
Annuals 22
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, & Tubers 46
Cactuses 56
Ground Covers 64
Lawns 86
Ornamental Grasses 98
Palms 108
Perennials 116
Roses 152
Shrubs 160
Trees 204
Vines 230
Enjoy the View: Nevada Native Plants 242
Lawn Watering 246
Northern Nevada Grasses 246
Carson City Grasses 247
Watering Guide 248
Southern Region 248
The Home Garden 250
Insect Control 250
Nevada Nurseries 254
Glossary 258
Bibliography 262
Photography Credits 264
Index 265
Meet Linn Mills and Dick Post 272
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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 5, 2009

    A valuable addition to the library of every southern Nevada gardener!

    I used and depended upon the first edition of this book for quite a while. My only complaint was "not enough pictures". This one ends that complaint with large, color photographs of every entry while maintaining the comprehensive plant listings and ease of use of the original.

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