The guide is built from the ground up around six simple but powerful principles that anyone can use:Reduce lawnBuild plant diversityGrow native plantsManage water runoffWelcome wildlifeGarden wiselyIncluded are detailed instructions for assessing and designing your particular garden or landscape site; choosing and caring for trees, shrubs, vines, ground covers, and flowers; and succeeding with such conditions as shade or poor soil. From rain gardens to woodland gardens, meadow gardens to wildlife gardens, and much more, this indispensable guide features more than 300 color photographs.
Published in association with the Adkins Arboretum.
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 1070 g
Dimensions: 222 x 194 x 26 mm
Offers helpful advice on assessing, designing, planting, and maintaining earth friendly landscapes.--The American Gardener
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