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Author Eddison, Sydney, 1932-

Title Gardening for a lifetime : how to garden wiser as you grow older / by Sydney Eddison ; illustrations by Kimberly Day Proctor.

Imprint Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Pacific Park Library Non-Fiction    635 EDD    Available
Description 204 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Note Includes index.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A look backward: tracing the garden's history -- Changes: rethinking the perennial borders -- A step toward simplicity: substituting shrubs for perennials -- Minimum care: appreciating the shady border -- Woodland gardens: living in harmony with the forest -- Sanity saver: learning to make lists -- Juggler's dilemma: searching for help -- Lessons from the garden: accepting imperfection -- From lawn to meadow: learning from experience -- Pick your battles: managing mature plants -- What next? deciding whether to stay put or move on -- New gardens: keeping them small and simple -- Borrowed landscapes: using the garden setting -- Container gardening: arranging potted plants with a purpose -- Miniature landscapes: exploring new ways to garden -- A summing up: making the most of what you have left.
Subject Low maintenance gardening.
Gardening for older people.
ISBN 1604690658

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