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Lawns and ground covers how to select, grow & enjoy by Horticultural Publishers

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Published by HP Trade .
Written in English


  • Ground cover plants,
  • Gardening / General,
  • Lawns,
  • Flowers - General,
  • Gardening/Plants

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8252739M
ISBN 100895860996
ISBN 109780895860996

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There's no description for this book yet. Can you add one? Edition Notes At head of title: Sunset. Includes index. Other Titles Sunset., Lawns and ground covers., Sunset lawns & ground covers., Sunset lawns and ground covers. Classifications Dewey Decimal Class / Library of Congress SBL The Physical Object Pagination pPages: Page 2 | Perennial groundcovers are an indispensable part of any well designed garden. These low-growing ground cover plants are great for creating an alternative lawn, replacing patches of unused or difficult-to-mow areas, filling spaces between flagstone or pavers, or for creating a “living mulch.” | Page 2 Alternative Lawns. Lawns: Quick and Easy Grasses and Groundcovers helps homeowners achieve the lush green lawns they desire. The book guides readers through each decision regarding the care and treatment of their lawns, and even covers installation of new Range: $ - $ Groundcovers: the other grass. Sometimes growing grass isn't always a viable option for a variety of regions. For most homeowners, it is usually too much shade, for others it is too much moisture. While turf grass is by far the most popular ground cover, there are other options that can serve as attractive and functional groundcovers.