The book is a result of decades of plant research by the author to determine which plants and planting strategies give the most color for the least amount of care. The author personally grew most of the plants, giving her practical experience with all aspects of the plants’ use and maintenance. It is a companion to the best-selling "Easy Gardens for South Florida", which will be adapted to cover the whole state in 2004. No information is repeated in either book. The two work together to give you the best garden color for Florida.
"Best Garden Color for Florida" covers all of Florida, with special emphasis on zones 9 through 11. It gives detailed information on annuals, perennials, shrubs, vines, and flowering trees.
The book is large-format, hard-cover, reference book with top-quality binding and paper. It is designed to be a useful, long-lasting book that goes with you to the garden center and into your backyard for many years to come. "Best Garden Color for Florida" belongs on the book shelf of every Florida gardener!