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Author Welch, William C. (William Carlisle), 1939-

Title Heirloom gardening in the South : yesterday's plants for today's gardens / William C. Welch and Greg Grant ; with Cynthia W. Mueller and Jason Powell
Edition First edition
Published College Station : Texas A & M University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 537 pages) : color illustrations
Series AgriLife Research and Extension Service series
AgriLife Research and Extension Service series.
Contents Exploring our gardening heritage -- The three sisters: Native American influence -- Orange blossoms and Spanish-daggers: Spanish influence -- Formality and order: French influence -- Out of Africa: African influence -- Gardening with nature: English influence -- A garden in a wilderness: German influence -- Classics in the garden: Italian influence -- Plant explorers and timeless treasures: Asian influence -- Rediscovering a wealth of southern heirloom plants -- Natives, invasives, cemeteries, and rustling -- 'Slips and starts': how heirloom plants were increased -- Naturalizing daffodils and other southern bulbs -- The fruitful garden -- Enjoying the bounty -- The right plant in the right place -- Designing your own garden: basic design principles -- Fine-tuning the garden -- Heirloom plants of the South -- How our gardens grew: creating your own garden traditions -- A country cottage garden: fragilee -- A sense of place: Emanis house
Notes Includes index
Revised and expanded edition of: The southern heirloom garden
Print version record
Subject Gardening -- Southern States.
Gardens -- Southern States -- Styles -- History
Heirloom varieties (Plants) -- Southern States.
Landscape plants -- Heirloom varieties -- Southern States.
Form Electronic book
Author Grant, Greg, 1962-
Mueller, Cynthia W.
Powell, Jason (Jason C.)
Welch, William C. (William Carlisle), 1939- Southern heirloom garden
ISBN 1603447946 (electronic bk.)
9781603447942 (electronic bk.)