Success With Sun-loving Plants

Success With Sun-loving Plants

Book - 2007
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As gardeners become increasingly concerned with both drought and water conservation, plants that love the sun are an attractive option. From white flowering hawthorns to richly scented wisteria, they come in all shapes, colors, and sizes, with endless potential for producing stunning planting schemes. You’ll find success with this vividly illustrated volume, which shows how to select the best sun-friendly varieties and plant them with confidence?whatever your experience. After explaining exactly how sunlight affects plants, it discusses creating the small amount of necessary shade; choosing and buying trees, shrubs, and flowers; preparing the soil; maintaining the plants, and solving common problems. A huge and beautiful A-Z directory covers annuals, biennials, and bedding plants; bulbous plants; perennials, climbers, conifers, and more.

Baker & Taylor
Showcases a variety of sun-loving plants that both conserve water and are drought resistant, with practical suggestions on how to select the right trees, shrubs, and flowering plants, as well as how to prepare the soil, maintain the plants, and solve common gardening problems, in a volume that covers annuals, biennials, bedding plants, bulbous plants, perennials, climbers, and conifers, among others. Original.

Sun-loving plants come in various shapes, colours and sizes. Drought-tolerant plants are increasingly popular and sought after by gardeners facing water restrictions, this work shows how we can adapt the planting in our gardens to include species that love hot, dry conditions and can thrive with minimal water.

Publisher: Lewes, East Sussex [England] : Guild of Master Craftsman Publications LTD., 2007
ISBN: 9781861084743
Branch Call Number: 635.954 CLA
Characteristics: 159 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications
Alternative Title: Sun-loving plants


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