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Arizona Gardener's Guide
by Mary Irish
Gardening is now the favorite outdoor leisure activity in America. Homeowners realize the health benefits available from gardening and the potential increase in their home's property value. Regional gardening titles offer the most useful advice because they provide credible information on the plants that perform best in specific states. Gardeners want information they can...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published September 1st 2001 by Cool Springs Press
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I have given this book to many of my friends as well as having a copy myself. I find it an invaluable reference guide that I keep near me when planting time comes, or I'm looking for another plant to add some colour. It gives directions on how to grow plants for the unique environment of Arizona, especially the lower deserts. Ms. Irish gives good directions on the needs of a plant, as some that may be "full sun" in other parts of the country will require a LOT of shade here. Plants are indexed n...more