Published August 15, 2005
by Timber Press, Incorporated .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||228|
The most exciting new trend in garden design is the lush look of the tropics -- no matter where you live! If, like so many gardeners, you're a little bored with pastel flowers and rigid borders, welcome to the jungly garden, where the plants have huge shiny leaves, boldly colored foliage, ferny textures, and flame-colored flowers. Now that garden centers and nurseries are stocking banana. Hot Plants for Cool Climates: Gardening with Tropical Plants in Temperate Zones Susan A. Roth, Author, Dennis Schrader, Joint Author, Susan A. Roth, Photographer Houghton Mifflin Harcourt . Get this from a library! Hot plants for cool climates: gardening with tropical plants in temperate zones. [Susan A Roth; Dennis Schrader] -- Passionate gardeners in cooler climates struggle year after year to overwinter their gorgeous tropical plants. Our new paperback edition is the answer to their problem -- practical advice for. Hot plants for cool climates: gardening with tropical plants in temperate zones. [Susan A Roth; Dennis Schrader] -- A guide for raising tropical plants in northern climates includes advice for helping plants survive through the winter, a comprehensive list of plants, and sources for tropical and tropical-looking.
“Cool Plants for Cold Climates is so much more than a plant encyclopedia—it is the sum of knowledge and wisdom (and wit) of a gardener who loves plants and refuses to be constrained by a short growing season, Adams deftly blends her designer’s perspective and gardening expertise into a wonderfully fresh primer for gardeners of all stripes.”Reviews: 5. Focused on the far north, this book fills a niche for the cold climate gardener with significantly fewer “how to” references than those who cultivate ornamental plants in warm regions Cool Plants for Cold Climates will be a welcome resource for people who spend winters by the fire side contemplating appealing plants to thrive in next. Hot Plants for Cool Climates: Gardening With Tropical Plants in Temperate Zones Paperback – 15 Aug. by Susan A. Roth (Author), Dennis Schrader (Author) Reviews: Magnolias, maples and hydrangeas are susceptible to sun and wind damage in hot conditions. Use tough evergreens to shelter more delicate plants. Many cool climate plants also need extra water, especially in spring, when they are growing new leaves and in flower, and also during hot dry summers.
Tips for gardening in particularly hot, dry climates: Water with a drip system whenever possible -- soak the bed slowly and thoroughly to a depth of 10 to 12 inches. Watering deeply every 3 to 5 days is preferable to a shallow daily watering. Water in the early morning, so foliage has time to dry. But Brenda Adams’ delightful new book, Cool Plants for Cold Climates, A Garden Designer’s Perspective (University of Alaska Press, ) makes gardening in Alaska look, well, not easy, but oh so beautiful. And her engaging writing style provides enough solid information buttressed by her personal experiences to make lovely gardens, here and. Buy a cheap copy of Hot Plants for Cool Climates: Gardening book by Susan A. Roth. Using flamboyant plants to evoke tropical gardens is the hottest trend in the gardening world, perhaps best described as the banana and canna style of garden Free shipping over $/5(5). Prices (including delivery) for Hot Plants for Cool Climates by Roth range from $ at Boomerang Books up to $ ISBN: Would you like to visit Booko United States? (You can change region by clicking the flag in the toolbar.).