Palms Won't Grow Here and Other Myths

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Palms Won't Grow Here and Other Myths

Warm-Climate Plants for Cooler Areas | Palms that grow in Canada? Bananas that overwinter in Michigan? How about southern crape myrtles that flower in Birmingham, England, instead of Birmingham, Alabama? Although the voice of authority — and nursery labels — might say, "You can't grow those plants here," author Dave Francko has a different message for gardeners: "Plants can't read the information on their tags." Laced with humorous anecdotes and based on years of first-hand observations and research, this book provides real-world information to help adventurous gardeners grow plants they never before dreamed possible. Nobody who reads this book will ever look at a plant label the same way again.

Author: David A. Francko,
Publisher: Timber Press, Incorporated 2003-01-01
You can order this book from Amazon.com
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