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Choosing Plant Combinations: 501 Beautiful Ways to Mix and Match Color and Shape in the Garden

3.18  ·  Rating Details ·  11 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
This book does the homework for anyone who wants to create a beautiful garden but lacks the time to plan and design. It helps readers achieve maximum effect with minimum effort, with examples of combinations in the book for a bold or subdued look.Gorgeous, full-color photographs of different plant combinations based on color and form.

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Hardcover, 264 pages
Published October 1st 1999 by Better Homes and Gardens Books (first published 1999)
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Adrienne Barbee
Apr 12, 2015 Adrienne Barbee rated it it was ok
pretty pictures but no content. this is just to get ideas of what you like but doesn't give flower names
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Jan 27, 2013 Slee rated it liked it
This is not a book to read for content, it is a picture book to look at if you want to see some pairings that might inspire you for your garden. The content can mostly be boiled down to "Decide how you want to pair up your plants, if it makes you happy, do it, but here are some design terms to use so you can justify your choices."
Lovely photography, but not a great resource for "planting x near y will help the plants flower better," or similar companion gardening wisdom.
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