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Easy Lawns (Brooklyn Botanic Garden All-Region Guide)

Readers learn how to choose, buy, plant, and care for a wide variety of grasses in this unique guide, which includes region-specific instructions based on native terrain and climate conditions. Original.

Series: Brooklyn Botanic Garden All-Region Guide

Paperback: 112 pages

Publisher: Brooklyn Botanic Garden (December 31, 2001)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 1889538124

ISBN-13: 978-1889538129

Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 6 x 0.2 inches

Shipping Weight: 7.2 ounces

Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Best Sellers Rank: #1,001,516 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #86 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Gardening & Landscape Design > Lawns

If you are considering putting in a low maintenance lawn or meadow suited to your local climate, this is the book for you. I have not found anything to compare with the information packed in this slim volume. The authors examine the requirments of each geographic region and each type of grass available in detail, and even give a list of sources. With the information I gleaned here, I'm ready to get started on my own project this year. Without this book, I wouldn't have know where to begin.

This book is easy on the eyes for those who want to "get to the meat of it." Great pictures and easy to understand instructions on each type of lawn and for each region of the US. The price makes this knowledge available to more people who are interested in a beautiful lawn with less work and less money.

I just read this book, and I know I will refernce it many times as I work on the grassy areas around my house. I have been reading a fair bit about native meadows and lawns, and this book is a very concise and condensed starting point. Really good stuff on California without making it too complicated.

This is a great book for those looking to replace high-maintenance sod-grass lawns with native or introduced plants. Many options are provided along with detailed planting instructions. (I chose white clover.)

This little book is over rated. I expected solutions from the BBG. Should have returned it to . Not sure if there is a publication on the market addressing this challenging garden quandary.

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