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Seascape Gardening: From New England to the Carolinasby Anne Halpin
From New England to the Carolinas, gorgeous seaside gardens enhance the unique coastal landscape. Gardening by the sea, however, forces one to grapple with the reality of spraying salt and sand, high winds, fierce sun, and periods of drought that can seriously challenge both the toughest plants and the most determined green thumbs. Ann Halpin helps you design and… See more details below
From New England to the Carolinas, gorgeous seaside gardens enhance the unique coastal landscape. Gardening by the sea, however, forces one to grapple with the reality of spraying salt and sand, high winds, fierce sun, and periods of drought that can seriously challenge both the toughest plants and the most determined green thumbs. Ann Halpin helps you design and grow your own thriving coastal garden with profiles of seaside-compatible species and expert tips on growing stunning plants in a variety of climate and landscape conditions.
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"Ann Halpin does a wonderful job describing the successes and challenges of beach gardening."—Ursula Sabia Sukinik, Washington Gardener, September-October 2006
“An encyclopedia guide to creating a variety of hardy landscapes. Inspirational, waterfront gardens along the East Coast are followed by advice on choosing perennials, grasses and tress, plus planting and maintaining them.”
-- Waterfront Home & Design
“Beachfront gardening is unique and complex, but Halpin guides her fellow Long Islanders, offering planting and design advice, maintenance suggestions, [and] solutions to the biggest challenges.”
“[This] well-written, beautiful book will help seashore gardeners deal with the special challenges of coastal conditions and enjoy the rewards.”
The American Gardener
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Meet the Author
Anne Halpin is the author of 12 books, including Seascape Gardening, Homescaping, The Year-Round Flower Gardener; and Annuals, Perennials, and Bulbs. Numerous articles by and about Anne have appeared in such publications as Horticulture, Country Gardens, Country Home, Woman’s Day, and Homeowner. She lives in the Hamptons in New York.
Roger Foley is a garden and landscape photographer whose work appears in hundreds of books and magazines, including Garden Design, Cottage Living, Gardens Illustrated, and Southern Accents. A recipient of nine garden awards, his last book on Mt. Vernon won Award of the Year. More of his photography may be seen at www.Foleyfoto.com.
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