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Plants in the landscape

by Carpenter, Philip L.

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Published by W. H. Freeman in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Landscape gardening,
  • Plants, Ornamental

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and indexes.

    StatementPhilip L. Carpenter, Theodore D. Walker, Frederick O. Lanphear.
    ContributionsWalker, Theodore D., joint author., Lanphear, Frederick O., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB472 .C27
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 481 p. :
    Number of Pages481
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5065804M
    ISBN 100716707780
    LC Control Number74032292

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    Find plants that will thrive in your landscape. Figure out how cold it gets where you will plant them, then shop in your hardiness zone. These zones are based on the average lowest winter temperatures in your area° to °F° to °F° to 0°F. 0° to 10°F. This book in the Sunset Series, is a great book for those gardeners new to landscaping with tropical plants. It provides a general overview and includes more than photographs. This book reveals the types of tropical plants that are right for your site, no matter what your climate.

    Plants are an essential part of landscaping. When selecting plants for a garden it is important to take into account your climate and property conditions. Additionally, working with a local landscape designer or architect will make plant selection simple because they have experience with what has been successful in your area. Today, landscape design is popular with the average homeowner. However, moving high-garden type art to the backyard context is diffi cult. When using plants in landscape design, the result is usually oversimplifi ed and misinterpreted. Easy-to-follow “cookbook” landscape rules can be found in many popular landscape design magazines.


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