Xeriscape Plant Guide: 100 Water-Wise Plants for Gardens and Landscapes

Rob Proctor (Author) Denver Water (Author)

Product Details

Chicago Review Press - Fulcrum
Publish Date
March 01, 1996
8.44 X 10.0 X 0.71 inches | 0.02 pounds

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About the Author

Rob Proctor is an author, photographer, lecturer, garden designer, and, above all, a passionate gardener. For eight years, he collaborated with Lauren Springer on an award-winning gardening column for The Denver Post. Together they designed the Perennial Walk at Denver Botanic Gardens. Rob is the author of ten books, including Naturalizing Bulbs and Herbs in the Garden: The Art of Intermingling. He is also a published garden photographer, and has taught garden illustration and is Director of Horticulture at Denver Botanic Gardens. Rob wrote the introduction to Xeriscape Plant Guide.


"This book is great in about six different ways. One feature we especially liked was the list of suggested companion plantings and disadvantages that allows you to make a fair assessment of the suitability of each plant."
"Those exploring dryland gardening will find the "Xeriscape Plant Guide" to be splendidly helpful...This light-hearted handbook is of great use to the gardener." -Anne Lovejoy, "Horticulture" magazine
"The "Xeriscape Plant Guide" (two green thumbs up) is a beautiful book with information gathered from a who's who of ... horticultural luminaries." -Lauren Springer and Rob Proctor, "The Denver Post"
"This meaty and attractive work on gardening for water conservation features many interesting native plants that would add to almost any garden." -The Bloomsbury Review