Heirloom Gardening in the South

Heirloom Gardening in the South

Yesterday's Plants for Today's Gardens

Book - 2011
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New edition of a classic work on Southern heirloom gardening . . . Heirloom plants belong in Southern gardens. Tough and adapted, tried and true, pretty and useful, these living antiques--passed through countless generations--represent the foundation of traditional gardens as we know them today.
Heirloom Gardening in the South is a comprehensive resource that also offers a captivating, personal encounter with two dedicated and passionate gardeners whose love of heritage gardening infuses the work from beginning to end. Anyone who wants to know how to find and grow time-honored and pass-along plants or wants to create and nurture a traditional garden is sure to find this a must-have addition to their home gardening library.
Inside the book:
New essays on naturalizing daffodils, slips and starts, and growing fruit;
A completely updated and expanded heirloom plant encyclopedia; Revised plant lists (bulbs, cemetery plants, etc.)
New material on the creation of two of the authors' personal gardens
Building on the popularity of the original edition, this lively, entertaining, and informative new book from two proven experts will be enthusiastically welcomed by gardeners and horticulturists throughout Texas and the South.

Publisher: College Station : Texas A&M University Press, [2011], ©2011
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781603442138
1603442138
Branch Call Number: 712 We
Characteristics: xiv, 537 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm

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Yes, we have humidity in the South, but that allows us to have summers filled with jewel-like plants, passed along from friend to friend for generations.


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