Plants of the Metroplex

Plants of the Metroplex

by John Howard Garrett
     
 

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Covering Texas and beyond, Plants of the Metroplex is the only Texas book available giving practical landscape advice from a landscape architect's point of view. Howard Garrett uses his years of experience as a gardener, landscape contractor, maintenance contractor, and landscape architect to give you clear-cut, money-saving advice on the proper

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Covering Texas and beyond, Plants of the Metroplex is the only Texas book available giving practical landscape advice from a landscape architect's point of view. Howard Garrett uses his years of experience as a gardener, landscape contractor, maintenance contractor, and landscape architect to give you clear-cut, money-saving advice on the proper selection, installation, and maintenance of landscape plant material for the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and beyond. Garrett also explains his organic approach, "The Natural Way," which gives gardeners greater success with lower costs and without the risks of synthetic fertilizers and pesticides. All of this information has been revised and updated from Garrett's popular Plants of the Metroplex III.

J. Howard Garrett has converted several commercial projects to organic programs. They include Frito-Lay National Headquarters in Plano, Johnson and Johnson Medical in Arlington, and Collin County Community College in Plano.

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Landscape architect John Howard Garrett offers a regionally- appropriate encyclopedia of hundreds of plants that grow in the area around Dallas County, Texas. The author advocates sensible organic methods and provides clear, understandable instructions for landscape design, installation, and maintenance. Color photographs. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780292728158
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
90
Sales rank:
302,496
Product dimensions:
8.48(w) x 10.98(h) x 0.30(d)

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