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This is the definitive guide to landscaping in the Southwest. Co-author Warren Jones is responsible for introducing several now-common plants to Southwest landscape professionals and gardeners. This book includes plants with tremendous potential in arid regions but that have never been used in Southwest landscapes before.
Includes: Trees, Shrubs, Groundcovers, Vines, Cacti, and Succulents and how to use them for: Privacy, Shade, Shelter, Climate control, Erosion control, and Beauty.
Contents: An A-to-Z guide to the landscape potential of more than 600 plants that thrive in dry regions. Each plant is listed in a chart format that includes:
* Scientific name(s)
* Common name(s)
* Landscape value (how to maximize the plants best qualities in your landscape)
* Sun, soil and water requirements
* Cold hardiness
* Growth rate and size
* Specific problems
* Full-color photos that illustrate the plant full grown, as well as special features, such as bloom or leaf close-ups, or the different growth stages of the plant.
Professional and amateur landscapers, landscape architects, new-home buyers, college and university students, serious gardeners, landscape design and horticulture students, staffs of nurseries, arboretums and botanical gardens will all benefit from owning a copy of Landscape Plants for Dry Regions