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The Bold Dry Garden

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The Bold Dry Garden

Lessons from the Ruth Bancroft Garden

By Johanna Silver; Marion Brenner (Photographer)

Timber Press (OR), Hardcover, 9781604696707, 236pp.

Publication Date: October 5, 2016

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"For those of you--and your numbers are growing--gardening in drought-stricken parts of the country, The Bold Dry Garden will quench your thirst for inspiration." --New York Times Book Review

Ruth Bancroft is a dry gardening pioneer. Her lifelong love of plants led to the creation of one of the most acclaimed public gardens, The Ruth Bancroft Garden in Walnut Creek, California. The Bold Dry Garden offers unparalleled access to the garden and the extraordinary woman responsible for it. In its stunningly photographed pages, you'll discover the history of the garden and the design principles and plant palette that make it unique. Packed with growing and maintenance tips, profiles of signature plants for a dry garden, and innovative design techniques, The Bold Dry Garden has everything you need to create a garden that is lush, waterwise, and welcoming.
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