Gardening With Foliage First

Author(s): Chapman, Karen


The beauty of flowers is seductive, but 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 to add 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, including deer, dry shade, and more. Gardening with Foliage First has something for every gardener - beginners will learn how to choose the right foliage plants, experienced gardeners will be inspired by fresh twists on old favorites, and everyone will be encouraged to create a beautiful, year-round garden.


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The highly visual guide shows home gardeners how to build a framework of attractive, long lasting foliage and then layer in flowers, berries, bark, and garden art for seasonal highlights.

General Fields

  • : 9781604696646
  • : Timber Press
  • : Timber Press
  • : March 2017
  • : 228mm X 203mm X 21mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 304
  • : illustrations
  • : Chapman, Karen