The Weather-Resilient Garden
The Weather-Resilient Garden   -     By: Charles W.G. Smith
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The Weather-Resilient Garden

Workman Publishing / Paperback

Expected to ship on or about 03/21/18.
Stock No: WW175163

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* This product is available for shipment only to the USA.

Product Description

Unlike most gardening books, which provide information on plant selection and care based on average conditions, The Weather-Resilient Garden shows how to plan and grow gardens that thrive in normal weather conditions but have the added ability to survive and thrive in spite of drought, flood, high wind, or unseasonable cold or heat. Paperback, 320 pages.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Vendor: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 1580175163
ISBN-13: 9781580175166

Publisher's Description

Drought, flood, hail, and wind are just a few of the challenges that extreme weather can present as you’re trying to grow healthy plants. Charles W. G. Smith helps you tackle unforeseen weather changes using his ingenious defensive approach to gardening. With profiles of 100 hardy plants and tips on expertly dealing with broken tree limbs and uprooted plants, Smith provides all the information you need to plan and maintain a gorgeous, durable garden that will stand up to whatever nature throws at it. 

Author Bio

A former horticulturalist for White Flower Farm, Charles W.G. Smith has also been an instructor of vocational agriculture. He has written about gardening and environmental issues for more than a decade. He is the author of The Beginner's Guide to Edible Herbs, The Weather-Resilient Garden, and Raptor!

Editorial Reviews

“His advice is worth heeding for any gardener who wants his or her time and effort to pay off every year, regardless of the weather.”

                        -Milwaukee Journal Sentinel


“In addition to sound gardening advice, the book is chock-full of fascinating and useful information.”

                        -Detroit News and Free Press


“Blend an encyclopedia of 100 hardy plants with expert advice on how to organize a garden for inclement weather and you have a solid key to a lasting, beautiful garden.

                        -The Midwest Book Review


“From evaluating the landscape for problem areas to selecting plants that are as resilient as they are beautiful, Smith shows readers how to plant a gorgeous garden that is tough enough to withstand anything nature might deliver.”

                        -Michigan Gardener


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