Gardening with Foliage First (Paperback)

127 Dazzling Combinations That Pair the Beauty of Leaves with Flowers, Bark, Berries, and More

By Karen Chapman, Christina Salwitz

Timber Press (OR), 9781604696646, 340pp.

Publication Date: January 25, 2017



Create a foliage-driven garden that dazzles

Although seductive, flowers, by their fleeting nature, are a fickle base to provide long-lasting gardens with year-round interest. Tackle this problem with the advice in Gardening with Foliage First. Learn how to first build a framework of foliage and then layer in flowers and other artistic elements as the finishing touches. This simple, recipe-style approach to garden design features 127 combinations for both sunny and shady gardens that work for a variety of climates and garden challenges.