Garden Up!

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Garden Up!

Smart Vertical Gardening for Small and Large Spaces

By Susan Morrison; Rebecca Sweet

Cool Springs Press, Paperback, 9781591864929, 223pp.

Publication Date: February 22, 2011


Vertical gardening is the latest, most talked about trend in gardening. Outdoor living walls planted with anything from succulents to vegetables, are springing up in urban and suburban areas and even commercial spaces. Home gardeners are now ready to take advantage of the vertical spaces in their own gardens. Ornamental gardeners searching for help with narrow planting beds or choosing the appropriate trellis, small space gardeners in need of specific solutions, edible gardeners interested in creative ways to mix edibles with ornamentals will find the help they need. "Garden Up "offers inspiration and how-to information for enhancing any outdoor space. Authors Susan Lee Morrison, and Rebecca Sweet offer advice on plant selection across the country, and include easy do-it-yourself projects than add unique touches to any garden.

This innovative book was named to the Top 10 Home & Garden list for Amazon's Best Books of 2011.

About the Author
Susan Morrison is a nationally recognized award-winning wildlife artist who has been featured in top galleries across the country. Morrison's art has been celebrated at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art at the Massey and the National Museum of Women in the Arts, and graces numerous private collections. As an artist who owns her own gallery, Morrison knows what it takes to succeed as a professional artist.

Rebecca Sweet is the principal designer for her firm Harmony In The Garden. Her gardens have been featured in "Fine Gardening", "Women's Day", "Country Living" and "American Gardener" as well as the critically acclaimed PBS series "Growing a Greener World." Sweet has been a radio guest on GardenLife and Martha Stewart Living. Visit her website at