The New Shade Garden

Creating a Lush Oasis in the Age of Climate Change



ISBN: 9781617691041 Categories: ,

Ken Druse


There is a new generation of gardeners who are planting gardens not only for their visual beauty but also for their ability to reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. In The New Shade Garden, Ken Druse provides this generation with a comprehensive guide to creating a shade garden with an emphasis on the adjustments necessary for our changing climate. Druse offers advice for common problems facing today’s gardeners, from addressing the deer situation to watering plants without stressing limited resources. Detailing all aspects of the gardening process, the book covers basic topics such as designing your own garden, pruning trees, preparing soil for planting, and the vast array of flowers and greenery that grow best in the shade. Perfect for new and seasoned gardeners alike, this wide-ranging encyclopedic manual provides all the information you need to start or improve upon your own shade garden.

Additional information

Weight 1452 g
Dimensions 22.4 x 28.2 cm
Publisher name ABRAMS
Publication date 1 June 2015
Number of pages 256
Format Hardback
Dimensions 22.4 x 28.2 cm
Weight 1452 g


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Ken Druse is the author of more than a dozen award-winning gardening books, including Natural Companions and Making More Plants. His work is also featured in the New York Times and Martha Stewart Living. He resides in New Jersey.