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The Low-Water Flower Gardener
By Eric A. Johnson; Scott Millard
Ironwood Press
144 pp. / 8.38 in x 10.88 in / 1996
Paper (978-0-9628-2361-9)
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  - Gardening

Written for today's water-conscious gardener, this book provides cutting-edge information on how to grow more than 270 colorful, unthirsty flowering perennials, shrubs, and ornamental grasses adapted
If you want to grow a maximum number of flowers on a minimum amount of water, [this book] tells you how.


to dry-climate regions. Over 125 large color photos provide ideas to create appealing, easy-care gardens and make it easy to select flowering plants best suited to particular regions. The book was especially prepared for gardeners in Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, and Utah. It provides proper planting dates and recommended plants and growing techniques for each area, and shows how to prepare soils, make compost, and get the most out of water.

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