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Gardening in summer-dry climates : plants for a lush, water-conscious landscape  Cover Image Book Book

Gardening in summer-dry climates : plants for a lush, water-conscious landscape / Nora Harlow and Saxon Holt.

Harlow, Nora, (author.). Holt, Saxon, (author,, photographer.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781604699128
  • ISBN: 1604699124
  • Physical Description: 306 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
  • Publisher: Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, Inc., 2020.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-288) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Gardening where you are -- Some thoughts on design -- A compendium of plants for summer-dry climates -- Plants for special places -- What plant where: a guide to plant selection.
Summary, etc.:
"Dry summers? Wet winters? This is your must-have guide. Gardening in an area defined by arid summers and soggy winters can be challenging. But gardens can thrive in such conditions, and this definitive handbook shares the plants and practices that will help you succeed. Landscape architect Nora Harlow and award-winning photographer Saxon Holt explain how plants adapt to the climate and how topography and climate relate. A comprehensive plant directory provides details on each plant's needs, and stunning photography shows how smart design can help address seasonal issues. It's everything you need to create a flourishing summer-dry garden"--Page 4 of cover.
Subject: Landscape gardening > Water conservation.
Genre: Handbooks and manuals.
Illustrated works.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Beekley Community Library - New Hartford.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Beekley Community Library - New Hartford NEW 635.9 HARLOW N (Text) 32544072703613 Adult New Nonfiction Available -

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