176 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
"Not all weeds are ugly uncontrollable brutes. Yes, they can be difficult and intimidating, but by learning how to grow weeds in unexpected ways you will become a better gardener with a more interesting garden. This book profiles over 50 weeds and shows you surprising ways to grow them, no matter what your garden type: from borders to boxes, sunny to shady, poor soil to rich, tropical to formal, Japanese-style to prairies. With interviews, tips and advice from celebrated gardeners, learn how to let weeds flourish without taking control. Wild about Weeds is the must-have guide for modern gardeners that explains how to tame and nurture the most challenging of plants."
Weed hunting -- Collecting and storing seeds -- Moving and dividing weeds -- Managing rebel plants -- Nature's design and plant communities -- Weeds for colorful, sunny gardens -- Weeds for dry and poor soils -- Weeds for meadows -- Weeds for shady gardens -- Weeds for rich, damp soils -- Weeds for containers, pots, and window boxes -- Weeds for ground cover -- Weeds for steps and walls -- Weeds for big spaces.