The Low-maintenance GardenBook - 2000
Essential reading for those who desire a beautiful garden without the back-breaking work, The Low-Maintenance Garden is the guide to enjoying your garden rather than spending hours toiling in it. This book shows how to minimize and simplify gardening tasks, and over time create a virtually maintenance-free garden.
Packed with planting plans, charts, ideas and step-by-step techniques for minimizing work, The Low-Maintenance Garden is beautifully laid out with easy-to-access information for every type and size of garden. In addition to many full-color photographs and illustrations, the book features:Easy Surfaces and Structures - creating an easy-care surface in the garden Easy Planting Solutions - low-maintenance plants for a wide range of situations Transforming Gardens to Lower Maintenance - how to turn any size garden into a low-maintenance garden Low-Maintenance Techniques - essential tips on reducing time spent on basic gardening chores Directory of Easy-Care Plants - from trouble-free trees to easy grasses and water plants
With real-life case studies and many tips and suggestions, gardeners can now recapture leisure time.