“Gardeners who want the wow without the work will find plenty of ideas in Tracy DiSabato-Aust’s new book, 50 High-Impact, Low-Care Garden Plants.”
(Akron Beacon Journal
“This colorful guide gets right to the point, promoting the stars of the garden with a full-page close-up, a few smaller images, plus a fact and bio sheet highlighting why each deserves center stage in your garden.”
"DiSabato-Aust’s experience with and passion for plants infuses every aspect of the book, from its engaging style to her discipline in keeping it short but thorough."
"It is sure to find a place on the shelf and in the heart of every gardener." (Marion Star
"This is a must-have because it will tell you when and how to prune your perennials for better vigor—and how to get them to bloom more than once a season where possible." (Caledonian Record
"For those gardeners who love plants but lack the time to spend hours in the garden, this is an excellent book." (American Gardener
"DiSabato-Aust is an approachable garden writer. She knows we all love to garden but that we have lots of demands on our time and need astute guidance, which she provides in this fantastic book." (Idaho Farm Bureau Quarterly
"This is a great book for novice gardeners or homeowners who wish to beautify their home with care-free plants."
(Elaine Diaz Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas
About the Author
Tracy DiSabato-Aust, an award-winning designer and a nationally recognized horticultural author, professional speaker, and consultant, has been in the landscape industry since 1978, working, studying, and teaching at gardens in Belgium, England, Canada, and the U.S. She is the owner of Horticultural Classics and Consultations—a garden design company. DiSabato-Aust has contributed articles and photographs to many national magazines, including Fine Gardening
, Country Gardens, Garden Gate, Midwest Living, American Nurseryman, Real Simple,
and Garden Design.
Her own and her clients' gardens are regularly featured in books and magazines and on Channel 4 News in Columbus, Ohio. Extremely popular as a lecturer, Tracy has appeared on television and has been a guest on many national radio gardening programs. She resides near Columbus, Ohio.