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Shade Gardening New Ideas and Techniques for Low-Light Gardens

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ISBN-10: 0865734453

ISBN-13: 9780865734456

Edition: 2000

Authors: Carol A. Crotta, John M. Rickard, Cowles Creative Publishing Staff

List price: $12.95
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'Shade Gardening' helps gardeners appreciate the unique challenge of choosing and growing plants in low-light conditions. The various soil types and suitable species are explained and the book provides advice on managing pests and diseases.
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Book details

List price: $12.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Quarto Publishing Group USA
Publication date: 12/20/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Made For The Shade
Woodland Gardens
Colorful Shade Gardens
Foliage in a Shade Garden
Desert Shade Gardens
Moist Shade Gardens
Dry Shade Gardens
Shade Gardens in Filtered Light
Shade Plants in Containers
A Garden Checklist
Shade Gardens for Every Purpose
Plant Shape and Form
Adapting the Site
Choosing Plants
Assessing Soil Conditions
Tools and Materials
Sources and Resources
Shade Gardening Planning Flowchart
Preparing To Plant
Evaluating a Shade Location
Functional Shade Gardens
Increasing Light
Pruning Deciduous Trees
Reducing the Effects of Hot Sun
Constructing a Shade Cover
Decorating With Shade Plants
Creating a Shade Landscape
Designing a Shade Garden
Creating a Color Scheme
Using a Color Wheel
Vertical Plantings
Installing Hanging Planters on Trees
Ground Cover for Shade Locations
Creating a Shady Stone Walkway
Shrubs, Trees, and Standards
Container Plantings for Shade
Planting In Shade
Vertical Supports
Building a Plant Post
In-ground Irrigation Systems
Drip-Irrigation Systems
Shade Water Gardens
Building an Aquatic Garden
Preparing to Plant
Performing a Soil Test
Planting Annual Color in Shade
Planting Annuals in Moveable Containers
Planting Perennials in Shade
Planting Shrubs
Planting Trees
Planting Ferns
Watering Ferns
Bulbs in a Shade Garden
Planting Bulbs
Digging, Dividing, and Storing Bulbs
Caring For Shade Plants
Watering Needs
Fertilizing Needs
Pruning
Using a Pole Pruner
Pruning Shrubs
Controlling Pests
Applying Insecticidal Soap
Applying Systemic Pesticide
Controlling Fungi and Diseases
Applying Fungicide
Encyclopedia Of Shade Plants
Annuals
Perennials
Shrubs
Ground Covers
Trees
Ferns
Bulbs
Plant Hardiness
Plant Hardiness Zones of North America
Frost-free Dates
On-Line
Index