Gardening in the Desert A Guide to Plant Selection and Care

ISBN-10: 0816520577

ISBN-13: 9780816520572

Edition: 2000

Authors: Mary F. Irish
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Description: Newcomers to the Southwest usually find that their favorite landscape plants aren't suited to the hot, dry climate. Many books offer advice on adapting plants to the desert; this one tells how gardeners can better adapt themselves to the challenge.

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List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
Publication date: 9/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 175
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Mary Irish is one of the leading voices for horticulture in Arizona. Her previous two books on native plants of the Southwest have positioned Mary as a qualified expert on plants that thrive in the unique conditions of the desert Southwest. She is past director of the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix and is a frequent lecturer across the Southwest. Mary is also a highly regarded horticultural photographer.

List of Illustrations
Conditions of Desert Gardening
Desert Palms
Wildflowers and Other Annuals
Other Succulents
Distinctive Desert Plants
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