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Gardening the Mediterranean Way : How to Create a Waterwise, Drought-Tolerant Garden

Gardening the Mediterranean Way : How to Create a Waterwise, Drought-Tolerant Garden

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Book DescriptionOver the last 25 years, Heidi Gildemeister has converted a dry landscape on the western Mediterranean coast into a gorgeous, thriving ten-acre garden. Her own experience and research have taught her the secrets of utilizing drought-resistant plants and waterwise gardening practices to allow the soil and plants to absorb enough winter rain so they can survive the dry summer.

Now this expert gardener, author of the widely praised Mediterranean Gardening: A Waterwise Approach ,shares her wealth of knowledge in a lovely, inspirational volume that shows us how to create a lush garden in mediterranean-climate regions throughout the world. Her presentation of 20 dream gardens-among them an olive grove in bloom, a haven by the sea,and a scented shade garden, each with extensive plant lists and practical advice-is at the heart of her book, illustrated with more than 200 of her own, exquisite full-color photographs. AUTHOR BIO: Heidi Gildemeister, a founding member and former president of the Mediterranean Garden Society, is the author of Mediterranean Gardening: A Waterwise Approach and has contributed to The New Royal Horticulture Society Dictionary of Gardening . She lives in Mallorca, Spain.