The New Shade Garden

Perfect for new and seasoned gardeners alike, this encyclopedic manual provides all the information you need to start or improve upon your own shade garden.

The New Shade Garden

The New Shade Garden

The author of The Natural Shade Garden offers a comprehensive new guide to climate-conscious gardening—beautifully illustrated with 400 photos. There is a new generation of gardeners who are planting gardens not only for their visual beauty but also for their ability to reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. In The New Shade Garden, Ken Druse provides expert advice on creating a shade garden with an emphasis on the adjustments necessary for our changing climate. Druse examines common problems facing today's gardeners, from addressing the deer situation to watering plants without stressing limited resources. Detailing all aspects of the gardening process, The New Shade Garden covers basic topics such as designing your own garden, pruning trees, preparing soil for planting, and the vast array of flowers and greenery that grow best in the shade. Perfect for new and seasoned gardeners alike, this encyclopedic manual provides all the information you need to start or improve upon your own shade garden.

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The New Shade Garden
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Ken Druse
Categories: Gardening
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-04-14 - Publisher: Abrams

The author of The Natural Shade Garden offers a comprehensive new guide to climate-conscious gardening—beautifully illustrated with 400 photos. There is a new generation of gardeners who are planting gardens not only for their visual beauty but also for their ability to reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. In The
The Natural Shade Garden
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Kenneth Druse
Categories: Gardening
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992 - Publisher: Three Rivers Press

A guide to using natural shade to create beautiful gardens covers all types of shade--wet or dry, partial or dense--suggesting plants for every situation, from rock, to water, to woodland, to container. 25,000 first printing.
Planting the Dry Shade Garden
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Graham Rice
Categories: Gardening
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-01-24 - Publisher: Timber Press

In this book you'll learn how to prune selectively to admit more light and how to amend soil to increase its moisture retention. You'll also learn about more than 130 plants that accept reduced light and moisture levels-long-blooming woodland gems like epimediums and hellebores, and even lush foliage plants like
Making the Most of Shade
Language: en
Pages: 380
Authors: Larry Hodgson
Categories: Gardening
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-04-16 - Publisher: Rodale Books

A gorgeous celebration of the shade garden--featuring nearly 300 perennials, annuals, bulbs, ferns, ornamental grasses, and climbing plants that will thrive without direct sunlight A shaded garden can be a soothing sanctuary that even the most dedicated sun worshipper can welcome on a hot summer day. But how do you
Native Plants for New England Gardens
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: New England Wild Flower Society
Categories: Gardening
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-03-01 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Native plants are drought tolerant, disease resistant, wildlife friendly, and environmentally sound. Experts increasingly encourage gardeners to use natives exclusively. This handy and practical guide focuses on 100 great native flowers, ground covers, shrubs, ferns, and grasses that will thrive in New England gardens. The presentation is aimed at gardeners,

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