“For those of you—and your numbers are growing—gardening in drought-stricken parts of the country, The Bold Dry Garden will quench your thirst for inspiration.” —New York Times Book ReviewRuth Bancroft is a dry gardening pioneer. Her lifelong love of plants led to the creation of one of the most acclaimed public gardens, The Ruth Bancroft Garden in Walnut Creek, California. The Bold Dry Garden off...
Hardcover: 236 pages
Publisher: Timber Press (October 5, 2016)
Product Dimensions: 11 x 0.5 x 10.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 53302
Format: PDF ePub Text djvu ebook
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This is the most wonderful book about Ruth Bancroft and how she got her garden started. As well as learning of her love for keeping detailed accounts of her plants and where they came from, how to care for them, etc. Beautiful photos too, and very af...
leled access to the garden and the extraordinary woman responsible for it. In its stunningly photographed pages, you’ll discover the history of the garden and the design principles and plant palette that make it unique. Packed with growing and maintenance tips, profiles of signature plants for a dry garden, and innovative design techniques, The Bold Dry Garden has everything you need to create a garden that is lush, waterwise, and welcoming.