Book DescriptionWhen it first hit the shelves in 1998, it took the South by storm. After all, it was the first major, comprehensive gardening encyclopedia solely dedicated to the South. Now theres a new reason to celebrate. The 2004 edition is bigger, brighter, and bolder than ever, with more luscious photography, updated plant listings, and a special focus on native and heritage plants. Find the right plant for every place with Plant Selection Guides and 7,000 plant listings keyed to the Southern Living climate maps. With hundreds of practical hints and tipsplus some garden gospel from Southern Livings resident expertsthis is the single most authoritative source for gardening in the South.
-New American Horticultural Society Heat Zone Map and plant ratings
-2,000 new plant entries
-More than 1,200 all-new, full-color plant illustrations
-More than 1,300 color photographs
-New Practical Guide to Gardening,
-70-page section of tips and techniques
-Updated list of mail-order nurseries and Southern public gardens