Ortho's Plans for Beds & Borders (Ortho's All About Series)


Ready-made designs for beginning gardeners. 42 creative plans for dozens of situations. Alternative plants listed for hot or cold climates.
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Ready-made designs for beginning gardeners. 42 creative plans for dozens of situations. Alternative plants listed for hot or cold climates.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780641774553
  • Publisher: Meredith Books
  • Publication date: 1/1/2002
  • Pages: 112
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Planning Your Flower Garden 4
Using This Book 6
Design Basics 8
Seasonal Gardens 10
A Spring Garden 12
A Summer Garden 14
A Summer Ornamental Edible Garden 16
A Fall Garden 18
A Winter Garden 20
A Three-Season Garden 22
Color Gardens 24
A White Garden 26
A Garden of Cool Tones 28
A Pastel Garden 30
A Hot and Bright Garden 32
A Colorful Foliage Garden 34
A Gray Garden 36
Theme and Period Gardens 38
An English Cottage Garden 40
A Japanese Garden 42
A Victorian Carpet-Bedding Garden 44
A Knot Garden 46
A Rock Garden 48
A Desert Garden 50
An Apothecary Garden 52
A Devotional Garden 54
A Shakespeare Garden 56
An Herb Garden 58
A Fragrant Garden 60
A Mediterranean Garden 62
A Bird Garden 64
A Hummingbird Garden 66
A Butterfly Garden 68
A Miniature Garden 70
A Kitchen Garden 72
A Cutting Garden 74
Gardens for Special Situations 76
A Shade Garden 78
A Water-Trifty Garden 80
A Damp-Soil Garden 82
A Pond Garden 84
A Hillside Garden 86
Gardens for Specific Plants 88
An Annuals Garden 90
A Perennials Garden 92
An Ornamental Grasses Garden 94
A Shrub Border 96
A Formal Modern-Rose Garden 98
An Informal Modern-Rose Garden 100
An Heirloom-Rose Garden 102
Keeping Your Garden In Top Form 104
Gardening Basics 106
USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map and Metric Conversions 92
Index 93
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