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Gardening for a lifetime : how to garden wiser as you grow older / by Sydney Eddison ; illustrations by Kimberly Day Proctor.

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Material Type
Book
Author
Eddison, Sydney, 1932-
Publication Info.
Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2010.

Details

Description
204 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Note
Includes index.
Contents
A look backward: tracing the garden's history -- Changes: rethinking the perennial borders -- A step toward simplicity: substituting shrubs for perennials -- Minimum care: appreciating the shady border -- Woodland gardens: living in harmony with the forest -- Sanity saver: learning to make lists -- Juggler's dilemma: searching for help -- Lessons from the garden: accepting imperfection -- From lawn to meadow: learning from experience -- Pick your battles: managing mature plants -- What next? deciding whether to stay put or move on -- New gardens: keeping them small and simple -- Borrowed landscapes: using the garden setting -- Container gardening: arranging potted plants with a purpose -- Miniature landscapes: exploring new ways to garden -- A summing up: making the most of what you have left.
Summary
Presents practical advice for older people on ways to maintain gardening activities.
Subject
Gardening for older people.
Low maintenance gardening.
ISBN
9781604690651
1604690658