The colorful dry garden: Over 100 Flowers and Vibrant Plants for Drought, Desert & Dry Times

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A design-focused, easy-to-use guide to colorful, eye-catching foliage and flowers for your whole yard, from the ground plain to the canopy, for homeowners and landscapers faced with replacing thirsty gardens in California and other dry regions in the Western US. If readers must reluctantly remove water-guzzling favorites from the garden, they need equally beautiful substitutes! This book is a visual treat that supports the transition to dry gardening by proving that gardeners can have all the gorgeous color and flowers they had in the past using just a fraction of the water. Maureen Gilmer provides chapters on design categories of plants—flowering shrubs, the ground plain, eye-catching accents, ephemeral flowers, perennials for color, animated plants and fine textures, canopy, and edibles—with profiles for each plant plus background info and top picks lists. The Colorful Dry Garden is unique because it features only bold plants that are also heavy bloomers despite heat and limited water. It also features more than just Western native plants by including varieties from the world's driest climates.
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If readers must reluctantly remove water-guzzling favorites from the garden, they need equally beautiful substitutes! This book is a visual treat that supports the transition to dry gardening by proving that gardeners can have all the gorgeous color and flowers they had in the past using just a fraction of the water.
Maureen Gilmer provides chapters on design categories of plants—flowering shrubs, the ground plain, eye-catching accents, ephemeral flowers, perennials for color, animated plants and fine textures, canopy, and edibles—with profiles for each plant plus background info and top picks lists.
The Colorful Dry Garden is unique because it features only bold plants that are also heavy bloomers despite heat and limited water. It also features more than just Western native plants by including varieties from the world's driest climates.
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subject_facetDrought-tolerant plants
Horticulture -- Arid regions
title_displayThe colorful dry garden : over 100 flowers and vibrant plants for drought, desert & dry times
title_fullThe Colorful Dry Garden Over 100 Flowers and Vibrant Plants for Drought, Desert & Dry Times
The colorful dry garden : over 100 flowers and vibrant plants for drought, desert & dry times / Maureen Gilmer
title_shortThe colorful dry garden
title_subOver 100 Flowers and Vibrant Plants for Drought, Desert & Dry Times
topic_facetArid regions
Drought-tolerant plants
Gardening
Horticulture
Nonfiction