"Someday, I shall create the black-and-white themed garden I have been dreaming of; when I do, Black Plants will become muddy and dog-eared."
Paul Bonine is a garden writer, lecturer, and co-owner of the wholesale and retail specialty plant nursery Xera Plants, in Portland, Oregon. A lifelong plantsman, Paul has worked in the nursery industry for nearly twenty years and has consulted for NPR, the Sunset Western Garden Book, and the Oregonian.
I'm sorry, I really am, but this book is a major disappointment.
If you're looking for a way to really make your garden a showcase for black or dark-colored plants, this book is a great guide.
My son works in the nursery field so when we saw this book, i had to order it for him. the pictures are good.
wonderful pictures...planting ideas. I have found it useful in planning a future garden. I am eagerly looking forward to implementing the new designPublished 7 months ago by T. McNulty
this is a small book that has pictures anyone can find online with a Google image search I know if I picked this up in a bookstore after leafing through it I would put it back on... Read morePublished 8 months ago by gobs1
Love this Book I have been adding more black plants to my garden & this book gave me great ideas in one place. :>)Published 16 months ago by Kerry Dolan
My son works in the nursery field so when we saw this book, i had to order it for him. the pictures are good. Read morePublished 20 months ago by JoanD
For the past several years, I have been fascinated with black plants. While there is a limited number of them, after purchasing this book, I realize that there are more than I... Read morePublished on August 3, 2012 by Benita Barnard
I already have quite a collection of black plants in my garden but I found this little book to be quite useful and very informative. Read morePublished on June 7, 2011 by S. D. Martin
This is a very cute little book - it has very pretty and artistic pictures and is a nice and easy read. Read morePublished on May 17, 2010 by M. Sawyer