The Drought-Defying California Garden highlights the best 230 plants to grow, shares advice on how to get them established, and offers tips on how to maintain them with the minimum amount of water.
Author: Greg Rubin
Publisher: Timber Press
A must-have for every gardener in California looking for a new way to garden in a changing climate In recent years California has been facing extreme drought, and in 2015 they passed state-wide water restrictions that affect home owners. Unfortunately the drought is only going to get worse, and gardeners who aren’t willing to abandon their beloved pastime entirely are going to have to learn how to garden with the absolute minimum of water. The Drought-Defying California Garden highlights the best 230 plants to grow, shares advice on how to get them established, and offers tips on how to maintain them with the minimum amount of water. All of the plants are native to California—making them uniquely adept at managing the harsh climate—and include perennials, annuals, shrubs, trees, and succulents.
" --Eleanore Lewis, Woman's Day Garden Planner & Practical Guide "This idea-filled book takes the guesswork out of landscaping so you can focus on the fun.
Author: Roger Holmes
Publisher: Creative Homeowner Press
In a collection of 42 designs aimed at the western homeowner, the author showcases more than 200 plants; provides environmentally friendly landscaping tips, including ways to conserve water and the use of native plants; and shows how to install and care for plants, paths, fences and walls. Original.
Sunset Western Garden Book of Easy-Care Plantings. Birmingham, AL: Oxmoor
House. Gilmer, Maureen. 2009. Palm Springs–Style Gardening. ... The Drought- Defying California Garden: 230 Native Plants for a Lush, Low-Water Landscape.
Author: Debra Lee Baldwin
Publisher: Timber Press
“Designing with Succulents is inspiring, practical, and complete—a treasure for any gardener who loves these otherworldly beauties.” —Kathleen N. Brenzel, Sunset Succulents offer dazzling possibilities and require very little maintenance to remain lush and alluring year-round. No one knows them better than the Queen of Succulents, Debra Lee Baldwin. This new, completely revised edition of her bestselling classic is a design compendium that is as practical as it is inspirational. Designing with Succulents shares design and cultivation basics, hundreds of succulent plant recommendations, and 50 companion plant profiles. Lavishly illustrated with 400 photographs, you’ll find everything you need to visualize, create, and nurture a thriving, water-smart succulent garden.
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Author: Anna Lorraine Guthrie
An author subject index to selected general interest periodicals of reference value in libraries.
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Category: Natural history
An illustrated monthly with popular articles about nature.
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round shell defying the average nut - cracker . ... The tree withstands
considerable drought but not severe frosts . ... This one is a slender spreading
tree with graceful branches , long cultivated and valued in California , yet little
known here .
Such positions the summers in much of California . are for gale - defying spruces
. Rhodo A ... because of increasing allowed to remain on the plant and tendency
to drought and extremes of ripen , they so drain its energies that temperature .
ANY New Zealand plants have proved ideal subjects for the rock garden as they
are adapted to withstand severe frost , drying ... I had a dry ledge in part shade
which was long an enigma , defying my best efforts to keep it clothed in attractive
apparel ... It loves cool grottos and shaded banks near water but will endure a
great deal of drought after ... Some Polypods of the North - West The California
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certain fibrous gumes that might be introduced into the habitat of their drought - defying ild cousins . ... that there will be a great demand for the product especially
among vegetable growers whose garden truck is packed before being shipped
These gardens of the Museum show blossoms in all months . ... the ridges ,
faunting its gay color in its three - petaled style , with the apricot mallow defying
the wind as it sways on its long stem . ... soil and enduring drought , the matter
must be given thought before making them a part of the garden but they repay a
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RENEWING my subscription I would particularly like to begin with the December
number . ... For annuals , Zinnias stand a great deal of drought , and if one buys
the seed carefully , avoiding the orange and red and magenta tones , they can ...
Valerian , both white and red , is lovely ; and , if watered , Petunias are very heat - defying .
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selected students who have already gone through a more extended course of
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established plants , defying the drought , and will next spring make plants double
the dimensions ...
Echoes from the Pacific Coast To the Editor of THE GARDEN MAGAZINE : YOUR
TOUR Pacific Coast Annual for 1921 is splendid ... marts , in our public
conveyances , and , best of all , in our homes such striking evidence of the
popularity of your publication in California. ... For annuals , Zinnias stand a great
deal of drought , and if one buys the seed carefully , avoiding the orange and red
and ... Valerian , both white and red , is lovely ; and , if watered , Petunias are
very heat - defying .