Gardening with Foliage First: 127 Dazzling Combinations that Pair the Beauty of Leaves with Flowers, Bark, Berries, and More

Timber Press
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Create a foliage-driven garden that dazzles!
 
Although seductive, flowers, by their fleeting nature, are a fickle base to provide long-lasting gardens with year-round interest. Tackle this problem with the advice in Gardening with Foliage First. Learn how to first build a framework of foliage and then layer in flowers and other artistic elements as the finishing touches. This simple, recipe-style approach to garden design features 127 combinations for both sunny and shady gardens that work for a variety of climates and garden challenges.
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About the author

Karen Chapman established her award-winning landscape design business, Le Jardinet, in 2006. She is co-author of two books, Fine Foliage and Gardening with Foliage First, and her articles and designs have been featured in many online and print publications, including Garden Design, Fine Gardening, and Better Homes and Gardens. She lives and gardens on five rural acres in Duvall, Washington, where she is still trying to outwit the deer. Visit her at  lejardinetdesigns.com.

Christina Salwitz is a horticulturist with a passion for the use of color in design. Her Seattle-area business, The Personal Garden Coach, helps gardeners of all skill levels to achieve their gardening dreams with flair and originality. Christina’s containers and writing have been featured in many publications including Better Homes & Gardens and Fine Gardening, and she is a regular speaker at garden clubs, horticultural shows, botanic gardens, and nurseries all over North America. She tests her crazy design ideas in her Renton, Washington, garden, determined to perfect the art of “cramscaping” as many luscious plants as possible into a small suburban lot. Her blog is personalgardencoach.wordpress.com.
 

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Publisher
Timber Press
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Published on
Jan 25, 2017
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Pages
340
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ISBN
9781604697834
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Language
English
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Genres
Architecture / Landscape
Gardening / Garden Design
Gardening / Ornamental Plants
Gardening / Shrubs
Gardening / Trees
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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