New Shade Garden - Ken Druse (Hardcover)

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Description

A guide to planting, designing, and caring for shade gardens from the author of the bestseller The Natural Shade Garden

Product Details

Barcode
9781617691041
Department
Books
Released
14 Apr 2015
Supply Source
UK

Book

Authors
Ken Druse
Kenneth Druse
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harry N Abrams Inc
Language
English
Number of Pages
256
Dimensions
276 x 216 x 29mm (1.45kg)

Annotation

Presents a comprehensive guide to creating a shade garden with emphasis on the adjustments necessary for a changing climate, offering advice on such subjects as sustainable watering, container gardening, and dealing with foraging animals.

Summary

There is a new generation of gardeners who are planting gardens not only for their visual beauty but also for their ability to reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. In The New Shade Garden, Ken Druse provides this generation with a comprehensive guide to creating a shade garden with an emphasis on the adjustments necessary for our changing climate. Druse offers advice for common problems facing today&;s gardeners, from addressing the deer situation to watering plants without stressing limited resources. Detailing all aspects of the gardening process, the book covers basic topics such as designing your own garden, pruning trees, preparing soil for planting, and the vast array of flowers and greenery that grow best in the shade. Perfect for new and seasoned gardeners alike, this wide-ranging encyclopedic manual provides all the information you need to start or improve upon your own shade garden.

Non-Fiction

General Subject
Gardening & Plants
BISAC Subject 1
Gardening / Shade
BISAC Subject 2
Gardening / Garden Design
BISAC Subject 3
Gardening / Techniques
BIC Classification 1
Garden design & planning
Library Subject 1
Gardening in the shade
Library Subject 2
Shade-tolerant plants
Library Subject 3
Woodland gardening
Dewey Classification
635

Author Bio

Ken Druse is the author of more than a dozen award-winning gardening books including Natural Companions and Making More Plants. His work is also featured in the New York Times and Martha Stewart Living. He currently resides in Brooklyn, New York.