Arizona Low Desert Flower Garden

Arizona Low Desert Flower Garden

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The Arizona Low Desert Flower Garden A Seasonal Guide to Bloom, Height, Color, and Texture Kirti Mathura Illustrated by Jennie Rambo The Arizona Low Desert Flower Garden serves as the perfect guide to designing, planning, and caring for a garden in this complex climate. This book features easy-to-use tri-cut flip pages that make it a snap to compare plants and visualize how colors will blend in the garden, as well as to compare growing season, height at bloom stage, propagation method, and sunlight requirements for hundreds of low-water plants. Includes: Temperature variations of the region. USDA Hardiness Zone Maps. Fertilization, sun exposure, plant maintenance, and soil information. Information for choosing plant shape, color, contrast, texture, and seasonal interest to achieve an overall desired look. Information on low-water and water-conserving gardening (Xeriscaping). A complete resource section.show more

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  • Hardback | 144 pages
  • 160 x 188 x 22.9mm | 453.6g
  • Gibbs M. Smith Inc
  • Layton, UT, United States
  • English
  • 165 colour illustrations
  • 1586858963
  • 9781586858964
  • 2,411,596

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The Arizona Low Desert Flower Garden features easy-to-use tri-cut flip pages that make it a snap to compare height, color, and growing season of hundreds of low desert plants. At-a-glance symbols indicate water requirements, along with whether the plants attract birds, butterflies, or caterpillars. The Arizona Low Desert Flower Garden includes: Temperature variations of the region USDA Hardiness Zone Map Fertilization, sun exposure, plant maintenance, and soil information Information for choosing plant shape, color, contrast, texture, and seasonal interest Information on water-conserving gardening (xeriscaping) A complete resource section Kirti Mathura has a BA in botany and environmental biology from the University of Montana. She has worked at the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, Arizona, in different capacities since 1994; currently, she serves as curator of the garden's shrub collection and horticulturist of the herb and vegetable gardens. Mathura is a member of the Central Arizona Cactus and Succulent Society, the Arizona Native Plant Society, the Arizona Herb Association (past president and past board member), and the Herb Society of America. She is an active Master Gardener.show more

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The Arizona Low Desert Flower Garden features easy-to-use tri-cut flip pages that make it a snap to compare height, color, and growing season of hundreds of low desert plants. At-a-glance symbols indicate water requirements, along with whether the plants attract birds, butterflies, or caterpillars. The Arizona Low Desert Flower Garden includes: Temperature variations of the region USDA Hardiness Zone Map Fertilization, sun exposure, plant maintenance, and soil information Information for choosing plant shape, color, contrast, texture, and seasonal interest Information on water-conserving gardening (xeriscaping) A complete resource section Kirti Mathura has a BA in botany and environmental biology from the University of Montana. She has worked at the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, Arizona, in different capacities since 1994; currently, she serves as curator of the garden's shrub collection and horticulturist of the herb and vegetable gardens. Mathura is a member of the Central Arizona Cactus and Succulent Society, the Arizona Native Plant Society, the Arizona Herb Association (past president and past board member), and the Herb Society of America. She is an active Master Gardenershow more

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