For gardeners lucky enough to live in the subtropical and tropical zones, here are 83 shrubs they can count on to display beautiful flowers and/or colorful, interesting leaves. Stunning color photos and practical advice make this book an inspiration as well as a how-to manual for those who want their gardens to put on a tropical show throughout the year. Learn how to use shrubs in garden design for hedges, borders, screens, bank covers, mass plantings, containers, as well as bird and butterfly attractors. You’ll also learn how to maintain a healthy garden. In her straightforward style, Amanda Jarrett covers the basics of planting, watering, fertilizing, pruning, mulching, and controlling insects and diseases. Just follow Amandas common-sense advice, and your garden will blossom for years to come.
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