Arizona & New Mexico Getting Started Garden Guide: Grow The Best Flowers, Shrubs, Trees, Vines & Groundcovers

byJudith Phillips, Mary Irish

Paperback | September 15, 2014

Arizona & New Mexico Getting Started Garden Guide: Grow The Best Flowers, Shrubs, Trees, Vines & Groundcovers by Judith Phillips
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Renowned Southwest gardening experts Mary Irish and Judith Phillips share their firsthand experiences with gardening in Arizona and New Mexico.The southwestern United States is home to some of the most beautiful landscapes and formations in the entire country. Alongside its famed attractions - the Grand Canyon, Rio Grande Gorge, and Havasu Falls among them - the region caters to a vast array of unique plant life, specially adapted to thrive in warm, dry climates as well as at high elevations. InArizona & New Mexico Getting Started Garden Guide, authors and local gardening legendsMary IrishandJudith Phillipsfeature region-specific advice on planting, growing, and caring for more than 150 of the best-performing and most desirable plants across Arizona and New Mexico. Flowers and grasses, desert perennials and trees, shrubs and vines . . . this plant-by-plant guide includes useful information for the novice and the experienced gardener alike, paying special attention to low-water-use species that enjoy the specific climates of these two states. From the spectacular blooms of the claret-cup hedgehog to the puffballs of the Baja fairy duster, each plant is featured with full-color photography, detailed planting and care instructions, and recommendations for plants that can peacefully coexist with them. With an intuitive layout, pronunciation guides, a custom icon key for readily accessible plant facts, and color-coded USDA zone maps,Arizona & New Mexico Getting Started Garden Guideis the simplest, most foolproof plant manual for gardening everywhere from Carlsbad to Kingman.

Judith Phillipsis a landscape designer, garden writer, and teacher with 35 years' experience designing gardens in the high desert. She loves working with native and xeric plants because they are beautiful, conserve water, and support wildlife. Her design projects have included more than a thousand home gardens in New Mexico, Colorado, ...
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Title:Arizona & New Mexico Getting Started Garden Guide: Grow The Best Flowers, Shrubs, Trees, Vines & Gr...Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:240 pages, 10.25 X 7.25 X 0.75 inShipping dimensions:240 pages, 10.25 X 7.25 X 0.75 inPublished:September 15, 2014Publisher:Cool Springs PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1591865913

ISBN - 13:9781591865919

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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