Gardening in the South
A gardener’s plant choice and garden style are inextricably linked to the place they call home. In order to grow a flourishing garden, every gardener must know the specifics of their region’s climate, soil, and geography. Gardening in the South is comprehensive, enthusiastic, and accessible to gardeners of all levels. It features information on site and plant selection, soil preparation and maintenance, and basic design principles. Plant profiles highlight the region’s best perennials, annuals, trees, shrubs, and bulbs. Color photographs throughout show wonderful examples of southern garden style. Gardening in the South is for home gardeners in Virginia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana.
Learn from a pro exactly what it takes to grow your dream garden in the South. Expert plantsman Mark Weathington packs decades of wisdom into this defi nitive guide, from a comprehensive A–Z guide of the best plants for the region, to how to work with southeastern climates, seasons, and soils. Pore over design ideas for all types of outdoor spaces, and follow a quick-glance, year-round maintenance chart tailored to southern specifi cs. Filled with insider tips, this go-to manual should be on the shelf of anyone who gardens in the unique conditions of the Southeast.