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Timber Press pocket guide to water garden plants

Author: C Greg Speichert; Sue Speichert
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2008.
Series: Timber Press pocket guides.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Here are 450 choice plants for containers, ponds, and wet soils, from the ever-popular waterlilies and lotus to submerged plants, floating plants, and bog plants, Each description offers helpful tips for cultivation, including cold tolerance and how to overwinter the plant, as well as water requirements to grow the plant well. Generous suggestions for incorporating the plant in the landscape are provided, and more  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: C Greg Speichert; Sue Speichert
ISBN: 9780881928464 0881928461
OCLC Number: 212893605
Notes: "450 waterlilies, lotus, marginals, and floaters for containers, ponds, and wet soils"--Cover.
Description: 210 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: Plants for specific purposes and locations --
Hardy waterlilies --
Tropical waterlilies --
Lotus --
Marginals --
Irises --
Waterlily-like plants --
Floating water plants --
Submerged water plants --
USDA hardiness zone map --
European hardiness zone map --
Nursery sources.
Series Title: Timber Press pocket guides.
Other Titles: Pocket guide to water garden plants
Responsibility: Greg Speichert and Susan Speichert.
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Water is a soothing and delightful addition to any garden. This work provides information on a range of plants that can be used in ponds and wet soils, from the widely popular waterlilies and lotuses  Read more...

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Gives information on all aspects of water gardening. ... Authors Greg and Sue Speichert have provided a valuable resource in a 212-page book. -- Robert Haehle South Florida Sun-Sentinel 20081107 Read more...

 
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