Your Florida Guide to Bedding Plants: Selection, Establishment and Maintenance

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9780916287177: Your Florida Guide to Bedding Plants: Selection, Establishment and Maintenance
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Specifically aimed at people who live in Florida, this guide provides step-by-step information on bedding plants, from container plants to multi-level landscaping designs. It includes a colour photograph reference section which shows how to place and use over 70 bedding plants.

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In this full-color eco-friendly guide to landscaping in Florida, the authors discuss trees, palms, shrubs, ground covers, and vines as well as the uses of mulches and compost. Additional problem-solving sections tackle soils and fertilizers, pruning, weeds, nematodes, plant diseases, and coping with cold weather. A safety guide and list of resources for further help make this the most complete single-volume source for environmentally sound landscaping in Florida and a boon for newcomers to the state.


This book will help the professional and individual landscaper to:
--plan landscapes suited to a region’s particular climate, microclimate, soil, and environmental challenges
--take into account all stages of the landscape’s design and development throughout each season
--utilize aesthetically and ecologically harmonious combinations of plants
--landscape without polluting natural resources
--conserve energy and water
--promote safe and effective pest control. 

 

About the Author:

Robert J. Black is consumer horticulturist and Kathleen C. Ruppert is environmental horticulturist with the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences at the University of Florida.

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