Designing with Palms
Breaks through the typical tropical stereotypes.…If you want to successfully add more bold fronds and a tropical style to your landscape, this is the comprehensive book for you.
A must-have reference for landscape designers and nursery professionals.
Palms are a landscape staple in warm, temperate climates worldwide. But these stunning and statement-making plants are large, expensive, difficult to install, and create unique design challenges. In Designing with Palms, palm expert Jason Dewees shares every major aspect of designing and caring for palms. This definitive guide shares essential information on planting, irrigation, nutrition, pruning, and transplanting. A gallery of the most important species showcases the range of options available, and stunning photographs by Caitlin Atkinson show examples of home and public landscapes that make good use of palms.
- Format: Hardcover
- Pages: 328 pp.
- Book dimensions: 8½ x 10 in. (255 x 215 mm.)
- Images: 285 color photos
- ISBN-10: 1604695439
- ISBN-13: 9781604695434
- Product code: 689543
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"Together author Dewees and photographer Caitlin Atkinson break through the typical tropical stereotypes to broaden the restricted reputation of palms.…If you want to successfully add more bold fronds and a tropical style to your landscape, Designing With Palms is the comprehensive book for you."
"After reading it’s nearly impossible not to have newfound appreciation for palms."
"Whether you love palms or not, Jason challenges us to see beyond the iconography—sometimes balmy and bold, sometimes tacky and misused—to really see this diverse and ancient plant family."
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