Creating the Prairie Xeriscape: Low maintenance, water-efficient gardening by Sara WilliamsCreating the Prairie Xeriscape: Low maintenance, water-efficient gardening by Sara Williams

Creating the Prairie Xeriscape: Low maintenance, water-efficient gardening

bySara Williams

Paperback | February 1, 2013

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Over the last ten years 'xeriscape' has become a watchword for water-conscious gardeners. Extensively revised and updated, Creating the Prairie Xeriscape moves on from the basics to give today's gardeners a complete guide to planning, designing and maintaining their own xeriscape gardens. Full-colour throughout, Creating the Prairie Xeriscape contains a reference section of ideal plants for the xeriscape garden. These descriptions, with advice on culturing and best growing conditions, enable gardeners to select a range of plants for year-round landscape value. You'll also find chapters on native plants and vegetables for the xeriscape, as well as extensive tables as a quick reference guide for planting choices.
Sara Williams?s previous books include Perennials for the Prairies, In a Cold Land: Saskatchewan?s Horticultural Pioneers, and, with co-author Hugh Skinner, Gardening Naturally: a chemical-free handbook for the Prairies. She was the founder and first editor of The Saskatchewan Gardener, now called Gardener for the Prairies, and coordi...
Title:Creating the Prairie Xeriscape: Low maintenance, water-efficient gardeningFormat:PaperbackDimensions:344 pages, 9.73 × 7.64 × 0.82 inPublished:February 1, 2013Publisher:Coteau BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1550504614

ISBN - 13:9781550504613

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this book If you are interested in a non-grass yard... This is the book for you. It is geared towards the harsh and short prairie growning season which is perfectly suited to xeriscapes. Great tips, tricks and suggestions to pick the right plants and keep your yard looking stunning against your neighbors boring "grass and a tree" yard.
Date published: 2014-08-26