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Plants and Landscapes for Summer-Dry Climates of the San Francisco Bay Region.
Title: Plants and Landscapes for Summer-Dry Climates of the San Francisco Bay Region.

ISBN: 9780975323106

From the Publisher: This beautifully photographed 320-pagebook features more than 650 native Californian and Mediterranean plants suited to the climate and microclimates of the Bay Area. With full color images throughout, the book shows plants in garden settings that blend well with natural surroundings and reduce reliance on water.

Chapters include information on:

  • Climate and nature plant communities
  • Garden design and maintenance
  • Inspiration for creating  lush landscapes while conserving water
  • Limiting green waste
  • Protecting creeks and providing habitat for wildlife
  • Charts and lists to assist in selecting plants for special situations
  • Gardens that will attract butterflies and birds
  • Information on each plant's watering requirements, sun needs, frost tolerance, and soil preferences

EMBUD worked closely with local gardeners, landscape designers,horticulturists and nursery owners to reflect their hands-on experience withgrowing these plants in nine counties in the greater Bay Area.

320 pages, hardcover.



Author: East Bay MUD & Nora Harlow
Publisher: East Bay Muni Utility District
Categories: Landscape Basic Gardening, Landscape Garden Types/Design,

Our Price: $49.95
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