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Easy Gardens for the South
This groundbreaking book shows beginners and experienced gardeners alike how to create gorgeous gardens with the easiest, colorful, low water plants the south has to offer. Learn about annuals, perennials, shrubs, and trees that thrive with little or no irrigation and only require minutes of care per year - plants that can breeze through hot, humid, southern summers while ...more
Paperback, 316 pages
Published February 1st 2009 by Color Garden Inc.
(first published January 25th 2009)
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Buy this book! And no, I am in no way related to the publisher or authors. It is just that good. Aimed at zones 6, 7 and 8, this book contains a wealth of information that gardeners in zones 5 and 9 may use also. I live on the border of zones 8 and 9 and had no problem with the plants listed. Loaded with plenty of ideas this book is eye candy. At the beginning colorful pictures, albeit small, are given to you by size of plant. What is great about this is you can see how the plants should fit in ...more
I'm super glad that I drug home a million gardening books from the library over the years. I've found a few gems that have really inspired me. Easy Gardens for the South by Pamela Crawford is one that I absolutely love. The plant information is organized so well that even I can figure how how to select plants for my gardens. I'm going to purchase my own copy of this one so I can spend the long, cold winter planning out my gardens. What I love about this book is that is focuses on plants that do ...more
Excellent resource, with rankings, detailed growing information, and photos for each plant. Includes varieties, cultivars, and recommended companion plants. A real go-to reference for any ornamental gardener, laid out beautifully and clearly. WIN!