Low Maintenance Gardens

Low Maintenance Gardens

A Complete Guide to Designs, Plants and Techniques for Easy-care Gardens

Book - 2000
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Baker & Taylor
A guide for planning and planting a garden includes advice on how to reduce time spent on basic gardening upkeep, a directory of low-maintenance plants, and descriptions of easy-care surfaces and structures.

Firefly Books Ltd

Essential reading for those who desire a beautiful garden without the back-breaking work, The Low-Maintenance Garden is the guide to enjoying your garden rather than spending hours toiling in it. This book shows how to minimize and simplify gardening tasks, and over time create a virtually maintenance-free garden.

Packed with planting plans, charts, ideas and step-by-step techniques for minimizing work, The Low-Maintenance Garden is beautifully laid out with easy-to-access information for every type and size of garden. In addition to many full-color photographs and illustrations, the book features:

  • Easy Surfaces and Structures - creating an easy-care surface in the garden
  • Easy Planting Solutions - low-maintenance plants for a wide range of situations
  • Transforming Gardens to Lower Maintenance - how to turn any size garden into a low-maintenance garden
  • Low-Maintenance Techniques - essential tips on reducing time spent on basic gardening chores
  • Directory of Easy-Care Plants - from trouble-free trees to easy grasses and water plants

With real-life case studies and many tips and suggestions, gardeners can now recapture leisure time.


The Low-Maintenance Garden shows how to minimize and simplify gardening tasks, and over time create a virtually maintenance-free garden. It's packed with planting plans, charts, ideas and step-by-step techniques for minimizing work.

Baker
& Taylor

A guide to planning and planting a beautiful, bountiful garden includes a host of time-saving, low-work techniques for building healthy soil and hundreds of ideas for easy-care plants and gardens, including advice on how to reduce the time spent on basic gardening upkeep, a directory of low-maintenance plants, descriptions of easy-care surfaces and structures, and more.

Publisher: Toronto : Firefly Books, 2000
ISBN: 9781552095317
1552095312
Characteristics: 144 p ; cm
Additional Contributors: Bradley, Steve 1949-

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