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The complete shade gardener

George Schenk

The complete shade gardener

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gardening in the shade,
  • Shade-tolerant plants

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGeorge Schenk.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 278 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23018798M
    ISBN 100395365643
    OCLC/WorldCa17494837

    This book also successfully punctures the myth that a shady flower garden must be colored in greens and subtle pastels: a parade of brilliant camellias, columbines, clematis, and primula proves that a shade gardener's crayon box is as varied as any, and the well-organized Druse sorts the herbaceous perennials by color in an addendum at the back. Buy a cheap copy of Making the Most of Shade: How to Plan, book by Larry Hodgson. A gorgeous celebration of the shade garden--featuring nearly perennials, annuals, bulbs, ferns, ornamental grasses, and climbing plants that will thrive without Free shipping over $


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The Complete Shade Gardener All this is good, but the reason this has remained my favorite garden book ever, one I return to when I have a question or want some inspiration, and re-read with pleasure every few years, is the sense of humor Schenk conveys along with his devotion to gardens and gardening--although we've never met, I feel he's 4/5.

The Complete Shade Gardener has been recognized by the American Horticultural Society as one of America's seventy-five "Great American Garden Books. This classic and indispensable reference for shade gardening is long considered required reading for those with difficult low-light areas, it covers the basics literally from the ground up, leading the gardener through the creation of his or her.

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Heather chooses plants she knows will work in her shade garden, such as easy to grow Hostas, Daylilies, Begonias, and Bee Balm. “I only like to garden in the shade, so for me it’s fun to work in the backyard. It gets about 4 hours of sun per day, so most of the day is shaded and easy to work.

It’s just enough sun that we can pretty much. A shade garden can be very pleasing, providing you have the right plants. So next time you ponder, "What can I do with this space?", there is so much that can be done to create the shade garden of your dreams.

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