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Hot Colors, Dry Garden

by Nan Sterman

If you want to use less water in your garden but worry that "going low water" translates to a brown and drab garden, its time to think again.

Hot Colors, Dry Garden showcases 15 beautiful, colorful, low water gardens across California, Arizona, and New Mexico.  It illustrates the interplay of colorful, low water plants with interesting and colorful architecture as well as with colorful garden accessories.

© Nan Sterman

The view from Nan's front door

Hot Colors, Dry Gardens
With thoughtful combinations of colorful plants, architecture, and accessories, these water gardens demonstrate how to have stunning displays that rank high on the sustainability scale and low on the water use scale.

Timber Press, 2014

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