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The New Low-Maintenance Garden How to Have a Beautiful, Productive Garden and the Time to Enjoy It

Handbook / Manual Out of Print
By: Valerie Easton
284 pages, 246 colour photos
Publisher: Timber Press
The New Low-Maintenance Garden
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  • The New Low-Maintenance Garden ISBN: 9780881929164 Hardback Oct 2009 Out of Print #181351
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Modern life, with its ever-growing demands, leaves little time for the pleasures of gardening. But sometimes gardening itself is the culprit: elaborate, traditional perennial borders; water-hungry or disease-prone plants; needy lawns; and high-maintenance plants that require staking or clipping all suck up precious hours. Simply put, we need to start gardening in a whole new way.

In this inspiring book, Val Easton shows exactly how to have a low-maintenance garden that doesn't sacrifice style. You won't have to give up your favorite plants or settle for expanses of ground "The New Low-Maintenance Garden" doesn't just tell you how to garden in a whole new way - it shows you, through profiles and beautiful photographs of real gardens that embody low-maintenance techniques.

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Valerie Easton is a weekly garden columnist for Pacific Northwest Magazine of The Seattle Times. She has contributed articles on gardens, homes, and the people who make them to a variety of magazines, including Metropolitan Home, Fine Gardening, and Gardens Illustrated. Valerie trained as a Master Gardener and was for eighteen years the horticultural librarian at the University of Washington in Seattle. She gardens, teaches yoga, and blogs ( in the village of Langley, on Whidbey Island, Washington, and her own garden has been published in The New York Times, This Old House, and Horticulture. Her Timber Press books include The New Low-Maintenance Garden and A Pattern Garden.

Handbook / Manual Out of Print
By: Valerie Easton
284 pages, 246 colour photos
Publisher: Timber Press
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