Keeping your beautiful garden safe from deer is as simple as choosing the right plants. In 50 Beautiful Deer-Resistant Plants, gardening expert Ruth Rogers Clausen introduces the most versatile and drool-worthy options: white snowdrops that bloom in the spring shade-loving, electric gold hakone grass long-blooming Texas sage in vibrant reds, peaches, and pinks and the feathery foliage of Arkansas blue stars that glows golden in the autumn.
Illustrated throughout with full-color photographs of every plant, this inspiring guide offers everything a plant-lover with a deer problem needs to know. In addition to the 50 best annuals, perennials, bulbs, ferns, grasses, and shrubs plus advice on how to grow them Clausen includes dozens of deer-resistant companions and smart design tips for pulling it all together. And heres the best part: your gorgeous garden will be irresistible to everyone but those pesky deer.
Table of contents
Content: Annuals. Castor oil plant ; Dusty miller ; Floss flower ; Licorice plant ; Signet marigold --
Perennials. Azure monkshood ; Bigroot geranium ; Black snakeroot ; Blue false indigo ; Cushion spurge ; Fringed bleeding heart ; Hybrid astilbe ; Hybrid sage ; Japanese spurge ; Lady`s mantle ; Lenten rose ; Longspur barrenwort ; Peony ; Siberian bugloss ; Yarrow --
Shrubs. Bluebeard ; Boxwood ; Bush cinquefoil ; Cutleaf stephanandra ; English lavender ; Japanese spirea ; Purple beautyberry ; Russian cypress ; Thunberg bush clover ; Weigela --
Ferns. Autumn fern ; Christmas fern ; Cinnamon fern ; Japanese painted fern ; Ostrich fern --
Bulbs. Daffodil ; Lily leek ; Snowdrop ; Summer snowflake ; `Waterlily` autumn crocus --
Herbs. Basil ; Greek oregano ; Rosemary ; Sage ; Thyme --
Grasses. Fountain grass ; Hakone grass ; Japanese sweet flag ; Morrow`s sedge ; Switch grass.
Keeping deer out of your garden can be as simple as making the right plant choices. Gardening expert Ruth Rodgers Clausen shares her list of the most beautiful and versatile of all deer-resistant plants. Read more...
- Author: Ruth Rogers Clausen; Alan Detrick
- Publication Date: 2011
- Publisher: Timber Press
- ISBN-10: 1604691956
- ISBN-13: 9781604691955
- Pages: 225
- Format: pdf
- Size: 32.7M