Paperback: 304 pages
Publisher: University Press of Florida (March 17, 2015)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.5 x 9 inches
Shipping Weight: 14.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
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Loved the information in this book. Having 3 other Florida native plant books for home landscaping, I wasn't sure if this was just going to be the same information rephrased - which is NOT the case. It's been a really helpful guide for planning out the woodsy area on the property that we just cleared of Brazilian peppers. Having the shade tolerant native plant species grouped in one resource is immensely helpful when sitting down to plan out the landscape. In addition to highlighting native plants for shade I've never noticed (really excited to learn about the native Rhododendrons), it also gives good information on getting plants established in shade while minimally damaging existing root structures and other landscaping advice. Definitely recommend!
Dr. Huegel has done it again! What a great book. Beautiful photos of the plants, good explanations of where and how they grow---which is especially important for those of us in Sub-tropical Southern Florida! Can't wait to add several of these lovely plants to my extended garden. And who knew that Jack-in-the-Pulpits can grown in Broward County! Awesome!
I read this lovely picture filled book from cover to cover as soon as I received it and promptly changed my landscaping plans. This rises to the top of my library and will be my primary resource for my evolving shade garden (i.e. my yard) until his next book.
Excellent book from Dr. Huegel, use it to design your shady landscape and add diversity to your established plots!
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