The Indispensable Guide to the Successful Garden. Now comprehensively revised and updated: over 40% of plants are NEW entries; all photographs are NEW; includes more detailed and NEW information -- USDA hardiness zones, additional plants of interest, etc; and two completely NEW chapters.You will find more than 1,470 plants organized by:GROWING CONDITIONSPlants that will grow in:Shallow soils over ...
Hardcover: 368 pages
Publisher: Touchstone; First Edition (1st printing) edition (March 15, 2005)
Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 1.5 x 11.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 1166753
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Right Plant, Right Place was on the list of recommended books for our Master Urban Gardening certification training. It's a wonderful addition to a library of gardening how-to books. There are lists, and more lists, of plants that meet any requiremen...
oilsHeavy clay soilsPolluted atmosphereWindswept, seaside sitesDry soils in hot, sunny sitesDamp and wet soilsDry shadeDense shadePURPOSEPlants that can be used for:Ground-coverClimbersHedgesFillers for crevices in pavingGrowing in containers (trees, shrubs and climbers)APPEARANCEPlants with:Variegated leavesGray, blue-gray or silver leavesRed, purple or bronze leavesYellow or yellow-green leavesDecorative, green foliageColourful autumn foliageAromatic leavesOrnamental fruitOrnamental bark and twigsFlowers suitable for cutting and dryingFragrant flowersWinter flowersGreen flowers'Black' plantsA long, continuous flowering periodEach plant is illustrated with a full color photograph and accompanied by a detailed description of its size, flowering season, needs and care.Right Plant, Right Place compresses a shelf full of reference books and a pile of seed catalogs into a single comprehensive guide to plant selection.