Sunday, July 23, 2017

BOOKS: JC Raulston Arboretum Director's "Gardening in the South"

Gardening in the South: The Complete Homeowners Guide
Author: Dr. Mark Weathington
Publisher: Timber Press (2017)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 320 pp.
Images: 397 color photos
ISBN-10: 1604695919
ISBN-13: 9781604695915

Extension Specialist, Urban Horticulture
NC Cooperative Extension
Learn from a pro, MARK WEATHINGTON is director of the JC Raulston Arboretum at North Carolina State University. His more than twenty years of experience gardening in the South include serving as a horticulturist for the Atlanta Botanical Garden and director of horticulture for the Norfolk Botanical Garden.

He packs decades of wisdom into this definitive handbook sharing exactly what it takes to grow your dream garden in the South including everything from a comprehensive A–Z guide of the best plants for the region to how to work with southern climates, seasons, and soils.

Pore over design ideas for all types of outdoor spaces, and follow a quick-glance, year-round maintenance chart tailored to southern specifics.

 Filled with insider tips, this go-to manual should be on the shelf of anyone who gardens in the unique conditions of the South.

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