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A treatise on water-wise, drought-tolerant gardening from an expert in the field,
This review is from: Gardening the Mediterranean Way: How to Create a Waterwise, Drought-Tolerant Garden (Hardcover)
Heidi Gildemeister's garden manual was written for disciplined gardeners who want to live the Mediterranean way and work in harmony with their surroundings. The book describes the process of creating a water-wise, drought-tolerant landscape using native plants. Two introductory chapters cover plant selection, avoiding invasive species, drought survival, layout. color, scale, proportion, and atmosphere. The bulk of the text consists of examples of your personal Eden - dream gardens from which the reader can draw inspiration. Features gardens include an abandoned farm, an urban garden, terracing, a coastal garden, and fruit and vegetable gardens. Includes plant list, glossary, vendor list, bibliography, and full index.
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Initial post: Aug 22, 2008 4:17:39 PM PDT
Linda Bulger says:
I love books like this and i can use all the help I can get in the garden. Very nice find, Jessica.
Posted on Aug 31, 2008 2:41:30 PM PDT
Steven Peterson says:
Boy, did you catch my attention with this review! I actually wanted to read even more of your reflections. Nice job.
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