Success with Shade-Loving Plants (Success with Gardening)
Celebrate the low-light areas of the garden; the trick is knowing which plants to choose, and then placing them properly for best success. Written by a renowned horticulturist and former gardener at London’s Buckingham Palace, this field guide continues the well-received Success with gardening series, and covers selecting, buying, and placing shade-tolerant plants. There are also complete instructions for pruning, feeding, managing diseases and pests, and other essential maintenance. And with an exhaustive plant directory, ideas for designing gardens to fit new or existing landscapes, tips for managing weeds and fungi, gardening successfully in damp or dry soil, as well as handling mixed-light gardening situations, this is surely an essential reference.