Gardener's guide to compact plants : edibles & ornamentals for small-space gardening

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Beverly, MA : Cool Springs Press, 2019.
Central - Adult Nonfiction has 2
635.986 WALLI


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208 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
9780760364840, 0760364842


Includes bibliographical references and index.
"Covering a broad array of landscape plants, including edibles, flowering and fruiting trees and shrubs, evergreens, and perennials, horticulturist Jessica Walliser takes a deep dive into the emerging category of compact plants. Whether short, narrow, columnar, or dwarf, this new and exciting group of plants provides the same decorative function as full-sized ornamental plants, but in a fraction of the space. Plus, edible compact plants offer comparable productivity, without having to add more square footage to the garden. In this comprehensive guide, Jessica uses her numerous contacts in the seed and plant production world to give space-challenged gardeners a heads up on what's new, as well as re-introducing a few traditional small-footprint favorites. In both urban and suburban neighborhoods, yards are shrinking, and big plants and gardens require too much maintenance for today's time-starved homeowners. If you're searching for plants that require less space and reduced day-to-day maintenance, dwarf shrubs and other compact plants to the rescue! With little to no pruning required, columnar trees, dwarf shrubs, mini veggies, short-statured perennials, and other compact plants fill a much-needed niche. In the Gardener's Guide to Compact Plants, you'll discover fantastic, brand new dwarf and compact plant varieties you didn't even know existed. And, you'll learn how to grow more flowers, fruits, and veggies than ever before, no matter how much -- or how little -- space you have. It's the perfect book for homeowners with small yards, urban gardeners, container growers, or anyone looking to grow a beautiful and productive small-scale garden."

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APA Citation (style guide)

Walliser, J. (2019). Gardener's guide to compact plants: edibles & ornamentals for small-space gardening . Cool Springs Press.

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Walliser, Jessica. 2019. Gardener's Guide to Compact Plants: Edibles & Ornamentals for Small-space Gardening. Beverly, MA: Cool Springs Press.

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Walliser, Jessica. Gardener's Guide to Compact Plants: Edibles & Ornamentals for Small-space Gardening Beverly, MA: Cool Springs Press, 2019.

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Walliser, Jessica. Gardener's Guide to Compact Plants: Edibles & Ornamentals for Small-space Gardening Cool Springs Press, 2019.

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