Landscaping with Native Plants of Texas - 2nd Edition

Landscaping with Native Plants of Texas - 2nd Edition

by George Oxford Miller

Paperback(Second Edition, Second)


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780760344415
Publisher: Voyageur Press
Publication date: 02/25/2013
Edition description: Second Edition, Second
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Environmental photojournalist George Oxford Miller is writer, photographer, and third-generation nurseryman. He is well known for his many magazine articles, books, and photography on the plants and animals of Texas and the Southwest. His work has appeared in periodicals such as Living Bird, Texas Parks and Wildlife, and Wildlife Conservation and in publications of the National Wildlife Federation and the Sierra Club. He is author or co-author of several books, including Landscaping with Native Plants of Texas, A Field Guide to Wildlife of Texas and the Southwest, and The Ozarks: The People, the Mountains, the Magic. Miller resides in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Table of Contents

by Paul W. Cox, Assistant Director of the San Antonio Botanical Garden

An Introduction to Landscaping with Native Plants of Texas

Why Use Native Plants

Texas Landscape Zones

The ABCs of Native Plant Landscaping

Maintaining Your Landscape

Landscaping for Energy and Water Conservation, and Xeriscaping

Lawns: Buffalograss and Turf Alternatives

Landscaping with Groundcovers

Landscaping with Vines

Landscaping with Cacti

Landscaping with Wildflowers

Landscaping to Attract Wildlife

Native Plant Profiles
Shrubs and Small Trees

Appendix 1
Colorscaping with Flowering Trees, Shrubs, and Vines

Appendix 2
Plants with Evergreen, Semi-Evergreen, or Persistent Leaves

Glossary of Terms

Useful Organizations and Demonstration Gardens



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