The New Sunset Western Garden Book Book
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The New Sunset Western Garden Book


  • Author : The Editors of Sunset
  • Publisher : Sunset
  • Release Date : 2012-02-07
  • Genre: Gardening
  • Pages : 768
  • ISBN 10 : 0376039213

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The New Sunset Western Garden Book Excerpt :

As surely as gardens change with the seasons, gardening is ever changing. New plants, techniques, materials, and lifestyles are constantly broadening the choices you have and reshaping the way you garden in the West. In response to this natural evolution, the editors of Sunset-the West's most trusted source of gardening information for more than 80 years-have completely redesigned and updated The Western Garden Book in this new 2012 Ninth Edition. Following the best-selling success of the previous editions of The Western Garden Book, this edition includes a fresh new look, thousands of color photographs, fresh illustrations, and an easy-to-follow format. Written by experts for gardeners in the West, this book is an indispensable reference for beginning and expert gardeners alike. The New Western Garden Book features include: A photo gallery shows the West's most innovative gardens, from all-edibles front yards to stylish water-wise and fire-wise gardens to living walls and green roofs-all with ideas you can use. Climate Zone Maps and growing-season graphs for all regions of the West including Alaska and Hawaii. A new "Plant Finder" section helps you choose plants for their garden's problem areas or for special effects. "A to Z Plant Encyclopedia" lists some 8,000 plants that thrive in the West, including more than 500 new ones. Gorgeous color photographs illustrate all plant entries-for the first time ever in The Western Garden Book. "Gardening From Start to Finish" is a new visual guide that leads readers through all steps of making a garden, from soil prep through planting, growing and care, with special sections on natives, veggies, grasses and more.

Sunset Western Garden Book Book
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Sunset Western Garden Book


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1988
  • Genre: Gardening
  • Pages : 592
  • ISBN 10 : 0376038535

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Sunset Western Garden Book of Easy Care Plantings Book

Sunset Western Garden Book of Easy Care Plantings


  • Author : The Editors of Sunset
  • Publisher : Sunset
  • Release Date : 2015-04-07
  • Genre: Gardening
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 0376030127

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Sunset Western Garden Book of Easy Care Plantings Excerpt :

This book illustrates that intricate, fragrant, and well-designed gardens don't need to be time-consuming to tend. Gardeners of all levels will learn about the types of plants that make their gardens as easy to care for as they are easy on the eyes. The Sunset Western Garden Book of Easy-Care Plantings is a book about smart plants, and smart ways to combine them, focusing on specific plant groups that are especially easy, that belong together, and that take the same conditions. Featuring chapters full of plant charts with photos, brief descriptions, and care advice, readers are sure to glean inspiration, design ideas, and enough tips and tricks to build their own garden that radiates both ease and beauty.

Western Garden Book of Edibles Book

Western Garden Book of Edibles


  • Author : The Editors of Sunset
  • Publisher : Sunset
  • Release Date : 2010-02-09
  • Genre: Gardening
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 0376039183

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Western Garden Book of Edibles Excerpt :

Complete instructions for growing over 190 vegetables, herbs, berries, fruits, nuts, and tropical fruits in the ground and in containers. Plans and design ideas for kitchen gardens of all sizes, as well as easy-to-follow guidelines for composting, building raised beds, and more. Growing season details for all regions of the West, including Alaska and Hawaii. Timely tips from edibles experts around the West-British Columbia to New Mexico. More than 300 pages of color photographs, practical advice, and inspiration from the editors of Sunset magazine, the West's authority on gardening.

The Healthy Garden Book

The Healthy Garden


  • Author : Kathleen Norris Brenzel
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Release Date : 2021-11-23
  • Genre: Gardening
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9781647002879

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The Healthy Garden Excerpt :

Part-gardening bible, part-call to action, award-winning authors Kathleen Norris Brenzel and Mary-Kate Mackey present advice, tips, and how-tos for gardeners seeking better health, increased happiness, and stronger communities A gardening book for the times we live in, The Healthy Garden combines practical advice for starting a garden with a rare view into how home gardening builds resilience, personal happiness, and community strength. Filled with savvy tips from dozens of experts, each chapter celebrates the many ways gardening works to build health. These professionals and passionate plant people offer lively insights into landscape design, soil science, nutrition, and plant choices. With its can-do, Victory Garden approach, The Healthy Garden is essential for anyone seeking to live closer to nature in their own backyards.

National Garden Book Book

National Garden Book


  • Author : Sunset Books
  • Publisher : Sunset Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: Gardening
  • Pages : 656
  • ISBN 10 : 0376038608

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National Garden Book Excerpt :

Lists over 6,000 plants and gives climate zones, planting and care hints, and advice on garden landscaping

Sunset Western Garden Book Book
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Sunset Western Garden Book


  • Author : Sunset Books
  • Publisher : Sunset Books/Sunset Publishing Corporation
  • Release Date : 1988
  • Genre: Gardening
  • Pages : 604
  • ISBN 10 : 0376038918

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Sunset Western Garden Book Excerpt :

The Western Garden Book presents hundreds of pages worth of gardening wisdom from the editors of Sunset magazine. The Western reader will find plenty of ideas and tips on growing beautiful gardens, primarily in the Western United States. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.

The Big Book of Garden Designs Book

The Big Book of Garden Designs


  • Author : Editors of Sunset Books
  • Publisher : Oxmoor House
  • Release Date : 2008-01-31
  • Genre: Gardening
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 0376031891

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The Big Book of Garden Designs Excerpt :

Presents more than 120 innovative garden plans designed to suit virtually every possible landscape condition and size, accompanied by detailed planting lists, ideas for theme gardens, plant selection tips based on climate conditions, tips and advice from a professional garden designer, maintenance and cultivation instructions, and more. Original.

Gardening in the Northwest Book

Gardening in the Northwest


  • Author : Editors of Sunset Books
  • Publisher : Oxmoor House
  • Release Date : 2003-01-01
  • Genre: Gardening
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 0376035285

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Gardening in the Northwest Excerpt :

From Oregon to British Columbia, a visually stunning guide profiles a wealth of unique gardens that capture the diverse splendor of the Northwest, and provides essential information for designing an all-year round garden, enhancing the garden with various accessories, and much more. Original.

Rocky Mountain Gardener s Handbook Book

Rocky Mountain Gardener s Handbook


  • Author : John Cretti
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2012-11-30
  • Genre: Gardening
  • Pages : 274
  • ISBN 10 : 9781591865407

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Rocky Mountain Gardener s Handbook Excerpt :

Rocky Mountain Gardener's Handbook is an all-inclusive gardener's reference book. It includes plant information as well as when-to-do-it information. Covering decorative landscape plants and edible plants, this handbook is a thorough introduction to gardening in the Rocky Mountains.

Gardening in the Pacific Northwest Book
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Gardening in the Pacific Northwest


  • Author : Paul Bonine
  • Publisher : Timber Press
  • Release Date : 2017-12-27
  • Genre: Gardening
  • Pages : 321
  • ISBN 10 : 9781604693331

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Gardening in the Pacific Northwest Excerpt :

The climate of the Pacific Northwest presents its gardeners with a unique set of opportunities—ample rain, great soil, and moderate temperatures—and challenges—brief summer heat, wet winters, and ever-present slugs and snails.Growing the Northwest Garden tackles these problems in a fresh and comprehensive way. This practical handbook includes everything a home gardener needs to successfully garden in the region. It explores popular gardening styles like Japanese gardens, herbaceous and mixed borders, tropical gardens, rock gardens, and woodland gardens. Plant profiles for hundreds of ornamental plants highlight the best annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs, and bulbs for the region. And a comprehensive review of the region's climates, microclimates, and zones help gardeners with site selection, soil preparation, maintenance, and plant selections.

Waterwise Gardening Book

Waterwise Gardening


  • Author : Sunset Books
  • Publisher : Sunset Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 1989
  • Genre: Gardening
  • Pages : 100
  • ISBN 10 : 0376038640

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Waterwise Gardening Excerpt :

Explains how to design and maintain a landscape that requires little water, and recommends a variety of water-thrifty plants

Western Garden Book  The 20 Minute Gardener Book

Western Garden Book The 20 Minute Gardener


  • Author : The Editors of Sunset
  • Publisher : Sunset
  • Release Date : 2013-02-05
  • Genre: Gardening
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 0376030062

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Western Garden Book The 20 Minute Gardener Excerpt :

In the Western Garden The 20-Minute Gardener learn the secret to achieving a beautiful garden with minimum effort, paying attention to it in brief time increments all week and season long rather than devoting long days on weekends. Make the process fun. Take an early-morning stroll through your garden, picking off spent blooms as you go, or in the evening after work; pull stray weeds or harvest tomatoes for dinner. This informative guide helps seasoned and new gardeners alike plan easy-to-tend garden spaces, choose low-maintenance plants, grow edibles that keep on giving (artichokes, asparagus, blueberries, citrus) and monitor your plants daily rather than weekly. With garden techniques and projects you will find all the tips and step-by-step instruction needed to create a stylish yet easy-to-maintain outdoor space.

Sunset Midwestern Landscaping Book Book

Sunset Midwestern Landscaping Book


  • Author : Craig Bergmann
  • Publisher : Sunset Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Gardening
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 0376035250

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Sunset Midwestern Landscaping Book Excerpt :

From the Prairie to the Plains, the North Woods to the lower Midwest, this is the first major comprehensive landscaping guide that reflects the garden styles of the Midwest. Contributions by noted Midwestern garden writers, landscape architects, and horticulturalists skillfully guide readers through initial planning, selecting plants, adding structures, and finishing touches.

Sunset Western Land Scaping Book Book

Sunset Western Land Scaping Book


  • Author : Kathleen Norris Brenzel
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2005-07-01
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 0756794714

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Sunset Western Land Scaping Book Excerpt :

A companion to the best-selling Sunset Western Garden Book,Ó which focuses on plants & seasonal gardening activities that are uniquely suited to the high mountains, low deserts, warm valleys, or foggy coasts of this largely arid area between the Pacific Ocean & the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains. Designed specifically for western gardeners, this book includes: over 600 photographs & dozens of ready-to-use landscape plans; step-by-step illustrations & exploded views that show you how to do it yourself; design tips & tricks from the pros -- landscape designers, gardeners, plantsmen, & many other experts; & solutions for the landscaping challenges of your region.