Heidi Leianuenue Bornhorst - 8-1/2" x 11" - 104 color illustration - Softcover
Horticulturist and gardening columnist Heidi Bornhorst provides practical advice for growing 75 plants - 33 of them new to this edition. A section on basic techniques includes growing plants from cuttings or seeds, air-layering, grafting, watering, xeriscaping, transplanting, fertilizing, pruning, and water gardening. Sections on ground covers, grasses and sedges, shrubs, vines, trees, and ferns explain the care and use of individual plants and describe each plant's importance in Hawaiian culture. Photos illustrate the features of the plants and their use in the landscape.