About the book:
This handy pocket guide introduces local gardening enthusiasts to some of southern Africa’s most beautiful, beneficial and easy- to-care-for indigenous plants, giving guidance on how best to use them and how to ensure that they flourish.
Gardener's Guide to Indigenous Garden Plants of Southern Africa offers:
- A selection of 145 garden-friendly, low-maintenance trees, shrubs and bedding plants perfectly adapted to our local soils and weather conditions
- Text that’s direct and simple
- Full-colour photographs that show plant details and ‘in context’ planting
- Icons indicating at a glance whether a species is evergreen or deciduous, frost-hardy, suitable for a sunny or shaded position, fast or slow-growing, water wise, fragrant and attractive to insects or birds.
An essential handbook for easy-care beautiful gardening.