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Fine Foliage: Elegant Plant Combinations for Garden and Container
by Karen Chapman and Christina Salwitz
Paperback: 264 pages
Book DescriptionFoliage comes in a mind-boggling variety of color, shape and growth habit. But which ones complement each other and work best for the many garden situations people have? Fine Foliage gives the home gardener 60+ examples of plant combinations that work for every purpose, whether in sun or shade, path or meadow, porch or poolside. Each plant combination is introduced with an on-site photograph and “Why This Works” text, accompanied by individual close-up photos and quick-tip info about care, site, soil, zone and season – a complete “recipe” that even a beginner gardener can follow. Fine Foliage brings elegant, expert design and style to the garden and patio. Full color photographs throughout. Includes an index.
The Garden Writers Association has recognized Fine Foliage with a 2014 Silver Award of Achievement
The Garden Writers Association has also recognized Fine Foliage with a 2014 Gold Award of Achievement for Best Overall Book
About the Authors
Karen Chapman is a garden coach, horticulturalist and owner of the garden and container design company,Le Jardinet. She writes occasional articles for Fine Gardening and is listed on the Great Garden Speakers website. Her blog isGarden Adventures - for thumbs of all colors.