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Designing Borders for Sun and Shade

SKU: 400007243019

$9.95 $7.96 Member Price

A boon for even the most artistically challenged, this book shows how to design dazzling flower borders that include beautiful shrubs, grasses, bulbs, and annuals—not just high-maintenance herbaceous perennials. Garden writer, nurseryman, and designer Bob Hyland, who has gardened on both coasts and in between, describes how you can create a gorgeous border in sun or shade and offers design styles and plant suggestions suited to North America's many diverse regions and climates.

What's Inside:

  • Beautiful mixed borders for every region
  • An easy ten-step guide to designing a spectacular mixed border that's easy to maintain
  • A comprehensive plant encyclopedia showcasing some 120 sensational plants, divided into sun lovers and shade lovers for easy reference
  • Hands-on tips for installing a new border


  • Read excerpts from Designing Borders for Sun and Shade.