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11 edition of The gardens of southern California found in the catalog.

The gardens of southern California

by Melba Levick

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  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Chronicle Books in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California, Southern,
  • California, Southern.
    • Subjects:
    • Gardens -- California, Southern,
    • Gardens -- California, Southern -- Pictorial works,
    • California, Southern -- Description and travel

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 254) and index.

      Statementphotographs by Melba Levick ; text by Helaine Kaplan Prentice.
      ContributionsPrentice, Helaine Kaplan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB466.U65 C25 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination255 p. :
      Number of Pages255
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1850800M
      ISBN 100877017093
      LC Control Number90002311
      OCLC/WorldCa21909556

      California GardenLandscaped with nea California natives and dry-climate plants, covering acres, the Frances and Sidney Brody California Garden reflects the local Mediterranean climate as well as the agricultural and elegant estate history of the acre Huntington grounds. A long, olive-lined allée leads through garden spaces in the Steven S. Koblik Education. Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, Fort Bragg, California Since opening in the mids, the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens has showcased the popular, but not so easy to grow, rhododendron. The gardens’ outpost along the foggy Northern California coastline and its acidic soil courtesy of the resident redwoods, allow the flower to thrive.

      The e-book with title Southern California Garden Getaways: From Fresno to San Diego has lot of information that you can understand it. You can get a lot of help after read this book. This book exist new understanding the information that exist in this publication represented the condition of . Commonly seen in yards and gardens in southern California and in rural areas in other parts of the state. Most of the lizards shown here are slightly coiled, but they often look very long and thin, like a snake, when stretched out and when moving. Often the tail is missing or it's just a stump, making the lizard look shorter and fatter.

        The authors have close to rock-star status in California horticulture, something they possessed even before the publication of their first book in , “California Native Plants for the Garden.” Carol Bornstein, now a Central California garden designer, was for years director of horticulture of the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden. Get this from a library! Southern California gardens: an illustrated history. [Victoria Padilla; Ward Ritchie; University of California Press,] -- Account of the land and its flora, both native and naturalized, and of the men and women who devoted themselves to its cultivation.


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