Florida Landscape Plants: Native and Exotic (Paperback)
Praise for previous editions: "A must-have guide."--South Florida Sun-Sentinel "A godsend to new gardeners.... This one is worth having."--Naples Daily News "Indispensible for both novice and experienced gardeners."--Lakeland Ledger "The bible of Florida landscaping...listings for more than 400 plants containing excellent information about cultural and climatological requirements, seasons of maximum color, and best uses in Florida landscape."--Cape Coral Breeze "One of the best housewarming gifts you could give to yourself or a friend new to Florida."-- Sarasota Herald-Tribune "This book] has been the standard landscape plant manual in the lower South for nearly 30 years....Everything you need to easily identify and cultivate ornamental plants in Florida and the Gulf region."--Florida Coastal Living "Everything gardeners] need to successfully grow and use ornamental plants."--Palatka Daily News The standard reference for Florida ornamental gardening is now in its third edition. For nearly four decades, Florida Landscape Plants has been the go-to manual for novices and experts alike. This timeless gardening book features detailed drawings of more than 400 plants, alongside invaluable information, such as proper propagation, soil and light requirements, hardiness, salt tolerance, pests, and landscape uses.
About the Author
John V. Watkins was professor of environmental horticulture and devoted his professional life to teaching courses in landscape horticulture at the University of Florida. Thomas J. Sheehan is professor emeritus with the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences at the University of Florida. Robert J. Black is professor emeritus with the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences at the University of Florida.