Wildly Successful Plants: Northern California

Overview

Pam Peirce pinpoints 50 often overlooked main plant species that effortlessly add dazzle to gardens throughout Northern California. These tough yet beautiful plants bloom yearlong and persevere in gardens despite neglect, drought, or frost. This book profiles these "regional survivors," spotlighting such plants as calla lilies, nasturtiums, cineraria, and more. A resource for all gardeners, it includes chapters on the history, climate, and care of plants, as well as weeds, annuals, perennials, bulbs, ...
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Overview

Pam Peirce pinpoints 50 often overlooked main plant species that effortlessly add dazzle to gardens throughout Northern California. These tough yet beautiful plants bloom yearlong and persevere in gardens despite neglect, drought, or frost. This book profiles these "regional survivors," spotlighting such plants as calla lilies, nasturtiums, cineraria, and more. A resource for all gardeners, it includes chapters on the history, climate, and care of plants, as well as weeds, annuals, perennials, bulbs, succulents/cactus, and shrubs. It also contains lists of other well-adapted plants beyond those in the 50 species profiled.
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Praise for Golden Gate Gardening "Pam Peirce has come by her knowledge of the soils and wather patterns of the Bay Area...Her writing is authoritative and her enthusiasm infectious.....Sasquatch Books is to be commended for this latest in its coninuin
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781570613586
  • Publisher: Sasquatch Books
  • Publication date: 3/11/2004
  • Pages: 306
  • Sales rank: 726,168
  • Product dimensions: 6.74 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.73 (d)

Meet the Author

Pam Peirce has been a gardener for over 30 years. David Goldberg is a horticultural photographer. They both live in San Francisco.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vi
Introduction xi
1 Getting to Know the Plants 1
2 Wildish vs Weedy 45
3 Annuals 63
4 Perennials 105
5 Bulbs 197
6 Succulents & Cacti 227
7 Shrubs & Woody Vines 261
Suggested Reading 295
Resources 299
Index 300
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