Wild Suburbia

Wild Suburbia

Learning to Garden With Native Plants

Book - 2016
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With large, full-color photographs and diagrams, Wild Suburbia guides you through the process of transforming your lawn into a peaceful habitat garden abounding with native plants. Barbara Eisenstein not only provides clear, practical advice based on her decades of experience working with native plants; she also shares personal stories of her own gardening renovation projects- both triumphs and missteps-to encourage the beginning native gardener to experiment with water-saving, easy-to-grow plants that deepen a connection to place. This guidebook contains: 9 reasons to grow native plants, 3 approaches to gardening, tailored to your lifestyle, In-depth descriptions of the top 20 native plants, 6 lawn-removal methods, Steps for designing your landscape, Garden calendar, Planting suggestions for chaparral, scrub, moist, dry, evergreen, coastal, and clay soil gardens, And more... Book jacket.
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Heyday, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781597143639
Branch Call Number: 635.95 EISENSTEIN
Characteristics: xi, 209 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm


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