Making the Most of Shade

Author: Larry Hodgson
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 9781579549664
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Celebrate shade! That's author Larry Hodgson's call to gardeners everywhere, no matter if you have a small shady corner or an entire landscape overshadowed by trees. His hands-on "been there, done that" advice will help you tackle planning, planting, and problem-solving, as well as create color, texture, and light-filled areas in the shade. He also shares more than 200 outstanding plants - perennials, annuals, bulbs, ferns, ornamental grasses, and climbing plants - that you can use to create a beautiful garden that will flourish under shady conditions. In fact, after reading Making the Most of Shade, even the gardener with the sunniest yard will want to create a shady nook!--COVER.

Shade Gardening

Author: A. Cort Sinnes
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780897212885
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Millions of people with shady areas in their gardens think of them as problems. But shade gardens can be beautiful, unique assets for the yard. This book shows how to work with shade to create terrific landscaping opportunities. Design guidelines help with planning the most attractive gardens, bringing dark areas to life with vibrant colours and varied textures.

Southern Shade

Author: Jo Kellum
Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi
ISBN: 9781934110478
Format: PDF
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An illustrated horticultural reference focuses on plants for Southern gardens that thrive in conditions that can stymie even the most optimistic landscapers, and tailors choices to variances in light, moisture, and seasonal fluctuations. Simultaneous.

New Shade Garden

Author: Ken Druse
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 1613126042
Format: PDF
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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 this generation with a comprehensive guide to creating a shade garden with an emphasis on the adjustments necessary for our changing climate. Druse offers advice for 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 book 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 wide-ranging encyclopedic manual provides all the information you need to start or improve upon your own shade garden.

Glorious Shade

Author: Jenny Rose Carey
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 1604698063
Format: PDF
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Turn a shady yard into a sumptuous garden Shade is one of the most common garden situations homeowner’s have, but with the right plant knowledge, you can triumph over challenging areas and learn to embrace shade as an opportunity instead of an obstacle. Glorious Shade celebrates the benefits of shade and shows you how to make the most of it. This information-rich, hardworking guide is packed with everything you need to successfully garden in the shadiest corners of a yard. You'll learn how to determine what type of shade you have and how to choose the right plants for the space. The book also shares the techniques, design and maintenance tips that are key to growing a successful shade garden. Stunning color photographs offer design inspiration and reveal the beauty of shade-loving plants.

The Complete Shade Gardener

Author: George Schenk
Publisher: Timber Press (OR)
ISBN: 9780881925340
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Even if you have shied away from shade plants in the past, you will find this an inspiring guide—from the basics to the creation of a shady retreat.

Planting the Dry Shade Garden

Author: Graham Rice
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 1604693282
Format: PDF, ePub
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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 evergreen ferns and hardy gingers, shrubs, climbers, perennials, ground covers, bulbs, annuals, and perennials- there is an entire palette to help you transform challenging spaces into rich, rewarding gardens.

Small Space Garden Ideas

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Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1465426930
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Perfect for people who have little space to garden, whether a doorstep, balcony, or part of a wall. Small Space Garden Ideas is full of creative ideas for making use of every growing space available. From windowsills and hanging baskets to rooftop containers and vertical gardens, Small Space Garden Ideas shows you how to create a dream garden, through step-by-step projects from start to finish.

Apartment Gardening

Author: Amy Pennington
Publisher: Sasquatch Books
ISBN: 1570618011
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Forget the 100-mile eat-local diet; try the 300-square-foot-diet — grow squash on the windowsill, flowers in the planter box, or corn in a parking strip. Apartment Gardening details how to start a garden in the heart of the city. From building a window box to planting seeds in jars on the counter, every space is plantable, and this book reveals that the DIY future is now by providing hands-on, accessible advice. Amy Pennington's friendly voice paired with Kate Bingham-Burt's crafty illustrations make greener living an accessible reality, even if readers have only a few hundred square feet and two windowsills. Save money by planting the same things available at the grocery store, and create an eccentric garden right in the heart of any living space.