The Indispensable Guide to the Successful Garden. Now comprehensively revised and updated: over 40% of plants are NEW entries; all photographs are NEW; includes more detailed and NEW information -- USDA hardiness zones, additional plants of interest, etc; and two completely NEW chapters.
You will find more than 1,470 plants organized by:
Plants that will grow in:
Shallow soils over chalk
Heavy clay soils
Windswept, seaside sites
Dry soils in hot, sunny sites
Damp and wet soils
Plants that can be used for:
Fillers for crevices in paving
Growing in containers (trees, shrubs and climbers)
Gray, blue-gray or silver leaves
Red, purple or bronze leaves
Yellow or yellow-green leaves
Decorative, green foliage
Colourful autumn foliage
Ornamental bark and twigs
Flowers suitable for cutting and drying
A long, continuous flowering period
Each plant is illustrated with a full color photograph and accompanied by a detailed description of its size, flowering season, needs and care.
Right Plant, Right Place compresses a shelf full of reference books and a pile of seed catalogs into a single comprehensive guide to plant selection.