Perennials for the Southwest

Posted by 03.04. 2007 10:47:59 (7655 readers)

Perennials for the Southwest

Plants That Flourish in Arid Gardens | Drawing upon her vast knowledge of perennials and how they perform in the arid Southwest, Mary Irish has produced the definitive guide for gardeners who want to create lush, colorful gardens while keeping artificial irrigation to a minimum. This book will help Southwest gardeners meet the challenge of growing perennials successfully by providing inspired, practical information on how to design dry-climate gardens and an A-Z guide to 156 proven plants.

Each entry includes the plant's scientific and common names, distribution, cultural needs, drought tolerance, and ornamental characteristics. Written in a clear, reader-friendly style and profusely illustrated with sparkling color photographs, this invaluable volume makes Irish's expertise available to every gardener.

Author: Mary Irish,
Publisher: Timber Press, Incorporated 2006-03-01
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