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Shade Gardening

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ISBN-10: 0865734402

ISBN-13: 9780865734401

Edition: 2000

Authors: Carol A. Crotta

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Filled with solutions for anyone with a shade-filled yard, this book investigates the unique challenges of creating gardens in areas of low light. 300+ photos and illustrations.
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Quarto Publishing Group USA
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 120
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Made For The Shadep. 1
Woodland Gardensp. 2
Colorful Shade Gardensp. 3
Foliage in a Shade Gardenp. 4
Desert Shade Gardensp. 5
Moist Shade Gardensp. 6
Dry Shade Gardensp. 7
Shade Gardens in Filtered Lightp. 8
Shade Plants in Containersp. 9
A Garden Checklistp. 11
Shade Gardens for Every Purposep. 13
Plant Shape and Formp. 14
Adapting the Sitep. 15
Choosing Plantsp. 16
Assessing Soil Conditionsp. 17
Tools and Materialsp. 18
Sources and Resourcesp. 19
Shade Gardening Planning Flowchartp. 20
Preparing To Plantp. 23
Evaluating a Shade Locationp. 24
Functional Shade Gardensp. 25
Increasing Lightp. 26
Pruning Deciduous Treesp. 27
Reducing the Effects of Hot Sunp. 28
Constructing a Shade Coverp. 29
Decorating With Shade Plantsp. 31
Creating a Shade Landscapep. 32
Designing a Shade Gardenp. 33
Creating a Color Schemep. 34
Using a Color Wheelp. 35
Vertical Plantingsp. 36
Installing Hanging Planters on Treesp. 37
Ground Cover for Shade Locationsp. 38
Creating a Shady Stone Walkwayp. 39
Shrubs, Trees, and Standardsp. 40
Container Plantings for Shadep. 41
Planting In Shadep. 43
Vertical Supportsp. 44
Building a Plant Postp. 45
In-ground Irrigation Systemsp. 46
Drip-Irrigation Systemsp. 48
Shade Water Gardensp. 50
Building an Aquatic Gardenp. 51
Preparing to Plantp. 52
Performing a Soil Testp. 53
Planting Annual Color in Shadep. 54
Planting Annuals in Moveable Containersp. 55
Planting Perennials in Shadep. 56
Planting Shrubsp. 58
Planting Treesp. 60
Planting Fernsp. 62
Watering Fernsp. 63
Bulbs in a Shade Gardenp. 64
Planting Bulbsp. 65
Digging, Dividing, and Storing Bulbsp. 65
Caring For Shade Plantsp. 67
Watering Needsp. 68
Fertilizing Needsp. 69
Pruningp. 70
Using a Pole Prunerp. 71
Pruning Shrubsp. 72
Controlling Pestsp. 73
Applying Insecticidal Soapp. 75
Applying Systemic Pesticidep. 75
Controlling Fungi and Diseasesp. 76
Applying Fungicidep. 77
Encyclopedia Of Shade Plantsp. 79
Annualsp. 80
Perennialsp. 92
Shrubsp. 102
Ground Coversp. 108
Treesp. 110
Fernsp. 113
Bulbsp. 114
Plant Hardinessp. 117
Plant Hardiness Zones of North Americap. 116
Frost-free Datesp. 116
On-Linep. 118
Indexp. 118
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