Glorious Shade: Dazzling Plants, Design Ideas, and Proven Techniques for Your Shady Garden
For anyone planning a shade garden, this book is a must. It will inspire you to start digging.
Holly Shimizu, former executive director, U.S. Botanic Garden
Shade is one of the most common garden situations homeowners 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.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 324 pp.
- Book dimensions: 8½ x 10 in. (255 x 215 mm.)
- Images: 409 color photos
- ISBN-10: 1604696818
- ISBN-13: 9781604696813
- Product code: 689681
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"Approachable, well-illustrated, thorough guide to shade planting.…Especially recommended for collections lacking shade-gardening titles."
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