Salvias are available in a huge range of sizes, colors, foliage, and hardiness, with over 900 species and hundreds of hybrids. Salvia’s popularity stems from how easy they are to grow, their multiple medicinal and culinary uses, and the vibrancy of their blooms that cover every color in the spectrum from white to nearly black. The Plant Lover’s Guide to Salvias features everything you need to know to grow this vibrant and fragrant plant. Plant profiles of 150 varieties highlight each plant’s type, habitat, size, hardiness, origin, cultivation, and use in the landscape. Additional information includes tips on design, how to grow and propagate salvia, where to view them in public gardens, and where to buy them.
Author: David G. James
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Beneficial insects
"Most of the insects, spiders, and other mini-creatures that pass through or live in your garden or home landscape are beneficial - or do little to no harm to you or your plants. Only a handful of garden-inhabiting species are harmful to your plants; unfortunately, these give the majority of the mini-creatures found in gardens a bad name. An ecologically-healthy garden or landscape has a diverse fauna of insects, spiders, mites, centipedes, and harvestmen - each with a unique, and usually beneficial, role in keeping your backyard habitat healthy and functioning efficiently."--Abstract.
Author: David Crystal
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Release Date: 2004-08-31
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