Yard Full of Sun by Scott Calhoun
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Yard Full of Sun
By Scott Calhoun

Yard Full of Sun

The Story of a Gardner's Obsession That Got a Little Out of Hand

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Format: Paperback / softback

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Yard Full of Sun by Scott Calhoun

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Yard Full of Sun: The Story of a Gardener's Obsession That Got a Little Out of Hand is the perfect guide to extreme gardening and shows that a little dedication can go a long way. If you have ever lived in the desert, or are planning to relocate, Yard Full of Sun will explain: The ins and outs of building your own bungalow Water conservation and collecting rain water in a homemade cistern Soil conditions and how to treat your dirt The importance of landscaping plans and how to make them Plants that thrive in an arid landscape Colors and flowers Cactus: love it? hate it? Creative gardening techniques And most importantly: There is no shame in scavenging along the side of the road for the perfect seeds. Yard Full of Sun is a full-bodied gardening adventure meant to inspire you to think beyond the turf and queen palm landscape. This humorous and easy-to-read book chronicles the struggles and triumphs of one family as they design and construct a home and garden in the desert. Exploring gardens from southern Sonora, Mexico to Utah's Great Basin, Southern California to Texas, this is the book to have before creating your own retreat.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781887896665
ISBN-10: 188789666X
Format: Paperback / softback
(228mm x 204mm x 17mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Rio Nuevo Publishers
Publisher: Rio Nuevo Publishers
Publish Date: 28-Feb-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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