In Natural Companions, acclaimed garden writer Ken Druse presents recipes for perfect plant pairings using diverse species that look great together and bloom at the same time. Organized by theme within seasons, topics include color, fragrance, foliage, grasses, edible flowers and much more, all presented in photographs of gardens that show planted combinations from a wide variety of climates and conditions. Natural Companions also features more than one hundred special botanical images of amazing depth and color created in collaboration with artist Ellen Hoverkamp using modern digital technology. Filled with an incredible amount of horticultural guidance, useful plant recommendations, and gardening loreaall written in Druseas charming, witty styleathis book is a must-have for gardeners and lovers of plants and flowers. Praise for Natural Companions: aDruse and Hoverkamp have made a splendid book that will be useful to careful gardeners and armchair botanists alike.a aAmerican Scientist qProvides seasonal tips on planting flowers that bloom (and look lovely) together. Whether or not you have a patch of dirt, you'll dig the book's stunning, hyper-detailed photography.q aWall Street Journal aAn engaging blend of humor (the punning titles are rib-ticklers), garden history, botanical knowledge, and practical advice . . .q aOrganic Gardening qFoodies have bread and chocolate. Romantics have Rogers and Astaire. Now, in Natural Companions, garden expert Ken Druse presents the perfect partners of the plant worldabq aNew York SpacesWhether or not you have a patch of dirt, youa#39;ll dig the booka#39;s stunning, hyper-detailed photography.aquot; aWall Street Journal aAn engaging blend of humor (the punning titles are rib-ticklers), garden history, botanical knowledge, and ...
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