California Getting Started Garden Guide (Paperback)

Grow the Best Flowers, Shrubs, Trees, Vines & Groundcovers (Garden Guides)

By Bruce Asakawa

Cool Springs Press, 9781591865476, 240pp.

Publication Date: August 11, 2013

List Price: 24.99*
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Description

Have you ever wondered which plants and flowers to grow in California, and how to do it?
 
The California Getting Started Garden Guide features region-specific advice on planting, growing, and caring for more than 150 of California’s top ornamental and native plants. From flowers and grasses to trees and palms, this step-by-step guide includes useful information for the novice and experienced gardener alike, geared exclusively toward the particular climatic concerns of Californians. With gorgeous full-color photos of each plant, this book will increase the enjoyment and satisfaction of any gardener hoping to learn about—and master—the natural environment of California.


About the Author

Bruce Asakawa has been active in the green industry, landscape design, and gardening communication for most of his life. He graduated from Cal Poly, Pomona, with a major in landscape architecture, then went on to develop and teach horticulture classes with the University of California Extension Program. During the early nineties, Bruce was asked to host the West Coast Garden Line, the popular live call-in garden radio show that aired throughout California. Several years ago, the program became Garden Compass with co-hosts Sharon Asakawa and John Bagnasco.