The Bold Dry Garden: Lessons from the Ruth Bancroft Garden

October 5, 2016|
The Bold Dry Garden: Lessons from the Ruth Bancroft Garden by Johanna Silver
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“For those of you—and your numbers are growing—gardening in drought-stricken parts of the country, The Bold Dry Garden will quench your thirst for inspiration.” —New York Times Book Review

Ruth Bancroft is a dry gardening pioneer. Her lifelong love of plants led to the creation of one of the most acclaimed public gardens, The Ruth Bancroft Garden in Walnut Creek, California. The Bold Dry Garden offers unparalleled access to the garden and the extraordinary woman responsible for it. In its stunningly photographed pages, you’ll discover the history of the garden and the design principles and plant palette that make it unique. Packed with growing and maintenance tips, profiles of signature plants for a dry garden, and innovative design techniques, The Bold Dry Garden has everything you need to create a garden that is lush, waterwise, and welcoming. 

Johanna Silver is a San Francisco-based writer, editor, and garden designer. She is the garden editor at Sunset, where she also manages the editorial test garden. Johanna is a regular contributor to Sunset magazines, books, and videos. Her writing earned her a James Beard Award in 2009 for her contributions to the One-Block Diet blog a...
Title:The Bold Dry Garden: Lessons from the Ruth Bancroft GardenFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:236 pages, 10 X 10.5 X 10.5 inShipping dimensions:236 pages, 10 X 10.5 X 10.5 inPublished:October 5, 2016Publisher:Timber PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1604696702

ISBN - 13:9781604696707

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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