Native Plants for High-Elevation Western Gardens (Paperback)

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People who live in the high-altitude regions of the American West (5,000 feet and above) are familiar with the many challenges in creating beautiful, enduring gardens, from water shortages to extremes of temperature. This authoritative guide recommends 150 species of native plants--comprising perennials, grasses, bulbs, vines, ferns, and ground covers--guaranteed to be low-maintenance successes for home gardeners.

About the Author

Janice Busco has 20 years experience with Western native plants as an environmental horticulturist, consultant, and educator. She has served as co-director of the Theodore Payne Foundation for Wildflowers and Native Plants in Sun Valley, California, and as horticulturist at The Arboretum at Flagstaff. Nancy R. Morin worked for 15 years at the Missouri Botanical Garden, eventually becoming the assistant director, and another 3 years as executive director of the American Association of Botanical Gardens and Arboreta before coming to Flagstaff to serve as director of The Arboretum at Flagstaff.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781555914752
Publisher: Fulcrum Publishing
Publication Date: May 1st, 2003
Pages: 368