Hot Color, Dry Garden : Inspiring Designs and Vibrant Plants for Year-Round Beauty
Publication Date: 1 May 2018
**An exuberant guide to the plants and design decisions that result in dazzling water-wise gardens.
Dry weather defines the southwest, and it's getting dryer. A water becomes more precious, our gardens suffer. If we want to keep gardening, we need to revolutionise our plant choices and garden practices. Hot Color in the Dry Garden provides home gardeners wit a joyful, colour-filled way to exuberantly garden in low-water conditions.v Garden expert Nan Sterman highlights inspiring examples of brilliant gardens filled with water-smart plants. Gardeners will find advice for adding colour to the garden, information about designing for structure and texture, and a plant directory that features drought-tolerant plants that dazzle. Hot Color in the Garden is a must-have guide for gardeners in the Southwest and other areas affected by drought and low-water conditions.
About the Author
California native Nan Sterman is an author, botanist, garden designer, consultant, and award-winning garden communicator who lives in Encinitas, California. She designs low-water, sustainable, and edible gardens for residential and public spaces. Her articles have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Sunset, Organic Gardening, and she pens a monthly garden column in the San Diego Union Tribune. She is the host of A Growing Passion.**