Planting the Dry Shade Garden: The Best Plants for the Toughest Spot in Your Garden

Author(s): Graham Rice


In this book you'll learn how to prune selectively to admit more light and how to amend soil to increase its moisture retention. You'll also learn about more than 130 plants that accept reduced light and moisture levels-long-blooming woodland gems like epimediums and hellebores, and even lush foliage plants like evergreen ferns and hardy gingers, shrubs, climbers, perennials, ground covers, bulbs, annuals, and perennials- there is an entire palette to help you transform challenging spaces into rich, rewarding gardens.


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"Readers will enjoy reading this very attractive, engaging book cover to cover or selectively browsing for descriptions of particular plants of interest."--Julienne L. Wood "American Reference Books Annual "

Graham Rice is an internationally known plantsman and award-winning garden writer. He is the author of more than 25 books and serves as a judge at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show and the RHS Flower Trials.

General Fields

  • : 9781604691870
  • : Timber Press, Incorporated
  • : Timber Press, Incorporated
  • : 0.68
  • : August 2011
  • : 230mm X 190mm X 13mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 125 colour photographs
  • : 192
  • : 635.9543
  • : English
  • : 1
  • : Paperback
  • : Graham Rice