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California native plants for the garden /

by Bornstein, Carol; Fross, David; O'Brien, Bart.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Los Olivos, Calif. : Cachuma Press, ©2005Edition: 1st ed.Description: viii, 271 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.ISBN: 0962850586; 9780962850585; 0962850594; 9780962850592.Subject(s): Native plants for cultivation -- California | Native plant gardening -- California | Native plant gardening | Native plants for cultivation | California
Contents:
A short history of California native plant horticulture -- A look at California plant life -- Designing a California native garden -- Native plant care -- Plant profiles -- Recommended plant selections -- Appendix A: Places to see California native plants -- Appendix B: Additional resources for native plant horticulture -- Appendix C: Sources of California native plants -- Appendix D: Scientific names for non-featured plants -- California Topography map.
Subject: California Native Plants for the Garden is a comprehensive resource that features more than 500 of the best California native plants for gardening in Mediterranean-climate areas of the world. Authored by three of the state's leading native-plant horticulturists and illustrated with 450 color photos, this reference book also includes chapters on landscape design, installation, and maintenance. Detailed lists of recommended native plants for a variety of situations and appendices with information on places to see native plants and where to buy them are also provided.
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"California Native Plants for the Garden" is a comprehensive resource that features more than 500 of the best California native plants for gardening in the Mediterranean-climate areas of the world. Authored by three of the state's leading native-plant horticulturalists and illustrated with 450 color photos, this reference book also includes chapters on landscape design, installation, and maintenance. Detailed lists of recommended native plants for a variety of situations are also provided.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-257) and indexes.

A short history of California native plant horticulture -- A look at California plant life -- Designing a California native garden -- Native plant care -- Plant profiles -- Recommended plant selections -- Appendix A: Places to see California native plants -- Appendix B: Additional resources for native plant horticulture -- Appendix C: Sources of California native plants -- Appendix D: Scientific names for non-featured plants -- California Topography map.

California Native Plants for the Garden is a comprehensive resource that features more than 500 of the best California native plants for gardening in Mediterranean-climate areas of the world. Authored by three of the state's leading native-plant horticulturists and illustrated with 450 color photos, this reference book also includes chapters on landscape design, installation, and maintenance. Detailed lists of recommended native plants for a variety of situations and appendices with information on places to see native plants and where to buy them are also provided.

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