Hot Plants for Cool Climates
Gardening With Tropical Plants in Temperate ZonesBook - 2005
Passionate gardeners in cooler climates struggle year after year to overwinter their gorgeous tropical plants. Our new paperback edition is the answer to their problem -- practical advice for achieving the tropical look in a temperate garden. The authors, who both live and garden on Long Island, New York, reveal the secrets to creating a lush, flamboyant landscape. Separate chapters cover such topics as principles of design and maintenance, proper plant selection, container gardening, and overwintering. Fantastic color photography throughout will inspire gardeners in even the hardiest zones. With the help of this book, an impressive tropical garden is within any gardener's reach.
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2005.
Copyright Date: ©2000
Branch Call Number: 635.9523 ROT
Characteristics: 228 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Alternative Title: Gardening with tropical plants in temperate zones