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4 edition of A-Z of rock garden & water plants. found in the catalog.

A-Z of rock garden & water plants.

A-Z of rock garden & water plants.

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Published by Reader"s Digest Association in Pleasantville, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rock plants -- Encyclopedias.,
  • Aquatic plants -- Encyclopedias.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesA-Z of rock garden and water plants
    SeriesSuccessful gardening
    ContributionsReader"s Digest Association.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB421 .A2 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination175 p. :
    Number of Pages175
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL790633M
    ISBN 10089577836X
    LC Control Number95023107
    OCLC/WorldCa32665945

      The A-Z provides more details about specifc varieties which can be helpful when you're selecting plants for your garden or simply trying to learn more about a specific plant. I believe the A-Z also contains much of the information contained in this one altough it is not as encompassing from a general perspective.5/5(5). ­Arranging the design of your rock garden will take some patience. Carrying heavy rocks to your garden plot might be more than a one-person job, so ask a friend to help before breaking your back. Also, don't be discouraged if the plants you select for your garden don't thrive : Jane Mcgrath.

    A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The ultimate gardening reference: two volumes cove /5. That's because most rock garden plants need soil to be at once water-retentive and quick-draining [source: Ward]. Step One: Excavate. Choose the exact site of your rock garden, and section it off with posts and string. Preferably, you should dig the foundation on a day when the soil seems relatively : Jane Mcgrath.

    A miniature gem of the South African mesembs, Tufted Ice Plant is a fabulous cold hardy succulent for use in rock gardens and containers. Blooming in early to mid-spring, D. sphalmanthoides' evergreen foliage literally disappears under a mat of bright magenta flowers. Out-of-bloom, the tiny, cylindrical blue-green leaves resemble a miniature ocean anemone.2/5(2). Water lily (Nuphar and Nymphaea spp.) is an example of a deep-water lotus flower (Nelumbo spp.) is similar to the water lily but is a bigger plant, making it better-suited to large delightful lily pads that come with water lilies will be as important to your display as the flowers. Don't be scared off by the "deep" in "deep-water plants.".


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