Geared toward a new generation of California gardeners, this user-friendly guide is one of the first in a ground-breaking new Sunset series. It covers all categories and regional varieties, focusing on readily available plants that deliver optimal results with easy-to-understand selection and growing instructions. Includes a Calendar of Top 10 Tasks for each season with tips on pruning trees, feeding citrus, planting bare-root roses, and more. Richly illustrated with hundreds of photos and backed up by specific how-to instructions and illustrations, it provides all the resources to create a thriving garden in the Golden State. Edited by Sunset magazine senior garden editor Kathleen N. Brenzel.
A practical handbook specifically geared toward California gardeners focuses on plants and regional varieties that deliver optimal results in the various California climatic regions and furnishes guidelines for seasonal gardening tasks, hundreds of photographs, specific how-to instructions, and tips on pruning, plant care, cultivation, and more. Original. 10,000 first printing.