New Shade Garden

Author: Ken Druse
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 1613126042
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Detailing all aspects of the gardening process, the book covers basic topics such as designing your own garden, pruning trees, preparing soil for planting, and the vast array of flowers and greenery that grow best in the shade.

The New Yorker

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We would sit on rugs in the dappled shade, drinking tea, listening to the stream,
and being bathed ever so faintly in its vapor, and soon we would feel amiable
again. The fruit we encountered everywhere was another delight. Fruit thrives on
oases, for it gets all the water it needs without being much battered by rain. This
is particularly advantageous for melons, which tend to rot in a soggy climate, and
melon-growing is a specialty throughout Central Asia. The varieties change from
oasis ...

The Field Guide To Wildlife Habitats Of The Western United States

Author: Janine M. Benyus
Publisher: Fireside
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The constantly changing profile of the river also creates a mosaic of subhabitats
in the floodplain, including old oxbow ponds, marshy sloughs, and brushy beaver
meadows. There are also a variety of age classes available; as patches of older
communities are destroyed by a flood, new ones are given the opportunity to
develop. The perimeters of all these subhabitats are also productive edge zones.
The climate inside a riverside forest can be different from that in a shrubland 50
yards ...