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Astonishing Color and Texture Beyond Flowers

By Nancy J. Ondra

Photographs by Rob Cardillo

Framing the edges of a peaceful garden retreat or serving as a background color to make your flowers stand out, foliage is an important part of any well-thought-out planting. In this fun and informative guide, Nancy J. Ondra shows you how to use foliage plants to add drama and structure to your landscape. Ondra’s approachable and easy-to-follow advice, along with Rob Cardillo’s stunning photography, will inspire you to employ foliage to transform your outdoor world into a dazzling mixture of colors, shapes, and textures.

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“Nancy J. Ondra's new book … is a great marriage of plant expertise, easy-to-understand prose and heart-stopping, gorgeous photographs by Rob Cardillo. As I flipped through the pages of my copy -- which I had waited for anxiously -- I realized that I would never look at foliage in the same way. “ —Chicago Sun-Times

“Ondra [has] armed me with a wealth of information and stunning visuals, making it easy to step out of my comfort zone and take the garden to another dimension.” —Chicago Sun-Times

“Chock-full of color photographs, "Foliage" shows the palette of possibilities available.” —Las Vegas Review-Journal

“Foliage is a must-have book for anyone who wants to expand their horticultural horizons!”

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April 15, 2007