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Got Shade?: A ""Take It Easy"" Approach for Today's Gardener

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"A masterpiece, full of charm and humor." --Dr. Rebecca W. Dolan, Director, Friesner Herbarium, Butler University

Whether it's urban, suburban, or rural, nearly every property has some shade, if only on the north side of the house. Countless more are "blessed" with giant trees planted decades ago that screen out the sunlight. Under such conditions, you may think that it's i
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Paperback, 400 pages
Published November 1st 2003 by Indiana University Press (first published October 2003)
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Meredith
Sep 01, 2009 Meredith rated it liked it
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It would be very kind to call me an amateur gardner, so parts of this book went right over my head, but the majority of the book was helpful.

The book is divided up by plant type:
Chapter 3 -- small trees for shade
Chapter 4 -- shrubs for shade
Chapter 5 -- dwarf conifers for shade
Chapter 6 -- vines for shade
Chapter 7 -- ground covers for shade
Chapter 8 -- ferns for shade
Chapter 9 -- grasses and grass-like plants for shade
Chapter 10 -- perennials for shade
Chapter 11 -- woodland wildflowers for shad
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