"A splendid introduction to desert gardening." -- Sun City News-Sun 03/21/04
"An extensive reference book...a good book to daydream over when planning a desert garden." -- New Mexico Magazine, 8/02
"The first comprehensive plant book devoted to the growing conditions of our region...An essential resource." -- Phoenix Home & Garden March 2004
About the Author
Mary Rose Duffield is an award-winning landscape architect with an active practice designing landscapes throughout the Southwest. She has been instrumental in the development of the new Southwest regional style in landscape design, which emphasizes native plants. Warren Jones is a fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects. A retired professor of landscape architecture at the University of Arizona, he now serves on the advisory board of the Boyce Thompson Southwest Arboretum in Superior, Arizona. He is the co-author of Landscape Plants for Dry Regions.