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A Guide to Landscaping: Tropical Plantings for Your Florida Home -- A Professional Guidee
A Guide to Landscaping Tropical Plantings for Your Florida Home -- A Professional Guidee Author:Maxine Fortune For the use of persons interested in beautiful landscaping, identifying the sub-tropical plants, and gaining a little knowledge about them. — From introduction: The purpose of this book is to bring to the average person information and working knowledge of plants used in landscaping in our sub-tropical part of the world. These are the more commo... more »nly-used trees and plants in South Florida and the sub-tropics, with n0n-technical descriptions and illustrated so they may be recognized.
Partial list of chapters: botanical references, cacti-like p;snts, groundcovers, exotic plants, insects and plant diseases, hedges, Japanese gardens & oriental influence, palms, pruning, shrubs, soil and fertilizer, trees, and vines. Information is given on planning and planting particular areas such as around a pool, on a corner lot, and in a shallow back yard, and planting for privacy. Accurate drawings and many photographs illustrate this book, which gives extensive information about planning specific garden features and caring for the plants there.« less