Exploring Southern Gardens: A Guide to Shopping in the Great Outdoors is a must-have guide for gardeners, adventurers, and nature lovers alike. Written by gardener, horticulturist, author, and photographer Marla Marie Strecker, this amazing resource is an incredibly comprehensive look at the diverse landscapes, regions, and plants of the Southern United States.
Whether you’re looking for information about which plant species will thrive in the South or the best places to find it, you’ll find it in this guide. You’ll also pick up useful tips on plant care and maintenance, such as how to identify diseased or stressed plants, what preventative measures you can take, and how best to harvest and store your crops. With in-depth information about specific plants, as well as suggestions for landscape design, you can craft a truly unique and inspired garden that suits your personal preferences.
To make your shopping trips even more enjoyable, Exploring Southern Gardens provides a plethora of resource lists and maps to help you navigate the area. Each chapter is broken down into North, Central, and South regions, directing you to areas where you can shop and highlights the unique features of each. Furthermore, the book includes illuminating discussions on plant varieties, weed control, soil types, mulch and soil additives, and more.
Whether you’re looking to create a vibrant outdoor space or an immersive garden escape, Exploring Southern Gardens is the ideal guide to help you turn your dreams into reality. From plants that thrive in full sun and shade to water-wise options that save time and money, you’ll discover the perfect plants for your needs. Plus, the gorgeous photos of home gardeners featured in the book will undoubtedly provide you with lots of inspiration for your own region-specific endeavors.
For gardeners and nature lovers alike, Exploring Southern Gardens is a must-have guide for transforming any outdoor space into a stunning and inviting paradise. With its expert advice and abundant resources, this book gives you the tools you need to make the most of your Southern gardens!