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Description - Plants for Dry Gardens by

This guide to choosing and caring for drought-tolerant plants includes information on drought-beating gardening techniques and designs, showing how to make gardens that should flourish during a water shortage. The book discusses the range of climates and habitats in which drought arises, and explains the special strategies ... such as light-reflecting silver leaves and storage organs such as tubers ... that plants adopt to survive. It also looks at the techniques that can be applied to minimize water loss and help plants cope with dry conditions, and demonstrates a range of successful garden designs using drought-tolerant plants. A catalogue of 1000 plants that should flourish in drought conditions is included.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780711212220
ISBN-10: 0711212228
Format: Paperback
(264mm x 192mm x mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 5-Mar-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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