“Gardening in the South” . . . an Excellent New Book by Mark Weathington

— Written By

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.

Gardening in the South is sure to become the new standard for transplanted gardeners as well as multi-generational southerners.
—TONY AVENT, founder and owner, Plant Delights Nursery

Available Now from Timber Press
978-1-60469-591-5, $24.95

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Photo of Dr. Lucy BradleyDr. Lucy BradleyExtension Urban Horticulture Specialist (919) 513-2001 lucy_bradley@ncsu.eduHorticultural Science - NC State University
Updated on Jul 7, 2017
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