Grow Shade Garden: Essential Know-how and Expert Advice for Gardening Success (DK Grow) (Paperback)

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Grow Shade Garden: Essential Know-how and Expert Advice for Gardening Success (DK Grow) (Paperback)


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Discover how to assess, grow, and maintain a shady garden.

Ideal for first-time gardeners, Grow Shade Garden contains everything you need to create a flourishing garden full of color, texture, and scent in a shady space. Learn how to grow and care for various shade-loving plants with tips on selecting the right site and varieties. Once you understand different types of shade and have assessed your space, select the best plants for your garden with the help of handy directories that profile different shrubs, perennials, bulbs, and trees and provide key growing information. Projects on tree planting, container displays, and creating a fernery also get you started on planting techniques and ideas to make the most of a shaded space.

Whether you are an avid gardener or want to create an easy-to-maintain garden, this book can guide you and answer important questions like how plants react to shade. And How do I check my soil and climate?  

With this book, you can find:

-Fuss-free guide to designing, creating, and maintaining a garden, ideal for first-time gardeners
-Detailed profiles on shade-loving plants and practical projects accompanying advice on how to assess, design, and maintain your shady space
-Helpful tips on how to care for your garden to maintain it for longer- including Essential tools, Pruning tips, and clearing mossy paths and patios
-Images and descriptions of issues that your garden may face and ways you can solve this 

Packed with practical, jargon-free know-how, this easy-to-use guide has everything you need to know to help your garden Grow. This useful guide contains images, facts, and information to help you grow a garden that suits your lifestyle. Grow Lawns is part of a series with GROW Houseplants, GROW Compost, GROW Herbs, and GROW Trees.
Zia Allaway is a horticulturalist, editor, and journalist. She writes a regular column on gardeners for Homes & Gardens magazine and has written a range of titles for DK, including Grow Small Gardens, Grow Trees, Grow Low-maintenance, Grow Compost, Grow Eco-Gardening, RHS Practical House Plant Book and RHS Practical Cactus & Succulent Book, Indoor Edible Garden, How to Grow Practically Everything, RHS The Complete Gardener’s Manual, and RHS What Plant Where. She has also contributed to RHS Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers.
Product Details ISBN: 9780744092417
ISBN-10: 0744092418
Publisher: DK
Publication Date: March 19th, 2024
Pages: 144
Language: English
Series: DK Grow