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Gardening at the Shore Other / Books

Gardening at the Shore

Creating a garden in a coastal area can be daunting, even for those who have mastered the techniques of inland gardening. Wind, sand, salt, and scorching sun all combine to create a unique set of challenges. Frances Tenenbaum, who has gardened for decades on Martha s Vineyard, knows these challenges …

Coastal Gardening in the Pacific Northwest Other / Books

Coastal Gardening in the Pacific Northwest: From Northern California to British Columbia

From Northern California to British Columbia | Although the climate of the Pacific Northwest can best be described as temperate, providing for a lengthy growing season, gardeners face the challenge of working in an environment that is dominated by salt, wind, and sand. Carla Albright discusses how to …

Designing California Native Gardens Other / Books

Designing California Native Gardens: The Plant Community Approach to Artful, Ecological Gardens

The Plant Community Approach to Artful, Ecological Gardens | Inspirational, practical, and easy to use, this book was created with the aim of conveying the awesome diversity and beauty of California s native plants and demonstrating how they can be brought into ecologically sound, attractive, workable, …

Gardening with Hardy Geraniums Other / Books

Gardening with Hardy Geraniums

Hardy geraniums were the first plants to shrug off the rigours of her coastal climate and grow in Birgitte Husted Bendtsen s garden every bit as well as they did in the fertile, sheltered plots further east in Denmark. Add to this their tolerance of dogs and children, resistance to pests and diseases, …