Fine Foliage: Elegant Plant Combinations for Garden and Container (Hardcover)

Elegant Plant Combinations for Garden and Container

By Karen Chapman, Christina Salwitz

St. Lynn's Press, 9780985562229, 140pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2013

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Description

Foliage comes in a mind-boggling variety of color, shape and growth habit. But which ones complement each other and work best for the many garden situations people have? Fine Foliage gives the home gardener 60+ examples of plant combinations that work for every purpose, whether in sun or shade, path or meadow, porch or poolside. Each plant combination is introduced with an on-site photograph and Why This Works text, accompanied by individual close-up photos and quick-tip info about care, site, soil, zone and season a complete recipe that even a beginner gardener can follow. Fine Foliage brings elegant, expert design and style to the garden and patio. Full color photographs throughout. Includes an index. Fine Foliage was named one of Amazon's Best of the Year garden books for 2013. The Garden Writers Association has recognized Fine Foliage with a 2014 Silver Award of Achievement The Garden Writers Association has also recognized Fine Foliage with a 2014 Gold Award of Achievement


About the Author

Karen Chapman is a garden coach, horticulturalist and owner of the garden and container design company, Le Jardinet. She writes occasional articles for Fine Gardening and is listed on the Great Garden Speakers website. Her blog is Garden Adventures - for thumbs of all colors.

Christina Salwitz is a garden coach, horticulturalist and owner of the garden and container design company, The Personal Garden Coach. She writes for several garden industry magazines, including Today's Garden Center.

Both authors are members of the Garden Writer's Association.

Principal photography for the book is by Ashley Delatour.
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