Timber Press Pocket Guide to Ground Covers

Timber Press Pocket Guide to Ground Covers

Book - 2006
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Weary of plain green turf grasses, boring brown wood chips, and high-maintenance yards, creative gardeners and homeowners are turning to colorful, reliable ground covers. Through their versatility and ease of maintenance, these plants substantially increase our enjoyment of the landscape while simultaneously smothering weeds. Ground covers unify unrelated elements, soften sharp angles, create mood, alter our perceptions of space, control erosion, reduce glare, and attract wildlife. Used in public and private spaces, they also function as foundation facers, hedges, accents, or filler between patio stones. More than 1000 readily available ground covers are profiled in this guide, accompanied by 320 photos. This authoritative yet reader-friendly account of gardenworthy ground covers for temperate climates is a valuable complement to MacKenzie's encyclopedic Perennial Ground Covers and a handy reference to take to the nursery or garden center.
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, c2006.
ISBN: 9780881927986
0881927988
Branch Call Number: 635. 964 MACK
Characteristics: 240 p. : col. ill., maps (some col.) ; 22 cm.
Alternative Title: Ground covers

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RichardPaul
Apr 06, 2011

Timber Press Pocket Guide to Ground Covers ----
By David S. Mackenzie c - 2006 ----

Timber Press plant and garden books are a good view and read. ----
Each of the Pocket Guides are small portions of a larger book on the same subject. ----

The pocket size can be purchased at most any Nursery or book Store. ----

I checked all of these to review with a customer. ----

Enjoy! ----

RichardPaul

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