Growing California Native Plants, Second Edition

Growing California Native Plants, Second Edition

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First published thirty years ago, the long-awaited second edition of Growing California Native Plants is the ideal hands-on native plant guide for both experienced and novice gardeners. In addition to the voluminous knowledge contributed by Marjorie G. Schmidt, now deceased, Katherine L. Greenberg has taken note of the vibrant state of todaya€™s horticultural scene, adding plants and ideas that were little known when the book first appeared. Lavishly illustrated with 200 new color photographs, drawings, maps, and charts, this concise and easy-to-use reference covers trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, bulbs, grasses, and vines, and includes a plant selection guide for quick reference. The authors, whose combined experience spans six decades, take Californiaa€™s summer-dry climate and restricted water supplies into account and provide helpful notes on companion plants and gardening with wildlife. Practical and informative, Growing California Native Plants is a valuable reference for gardeners everywhere in California and an enjoyable book simply to explore.Bakker, Elna. An Island Called California. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1971. Baldwin, Bruce, and Brent D. Mishler, eds. Jepson Manual: Higher Plantsfor California, Second Edition. Berkeley and Los Angeles: ... Sacramento: California Department of Fish and Game, 2003. Carle, David.

Title:Growing California Native Plants, Second Edition
Author:Marjorie G. Schmidt, Katherine L. Greenberg
Publisher:Univ of California Press - 2012-02-25


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