Xeric Gardening and Landscaping Books

The following books have been selected by the Xeric Garden Club as having practical application for those interested
in xeric gardening and landscaping. All of the books listed, as of the date of this bulletin, are readily available on www.Amazon.com, and/or from other sources and bookstores. There are many other books on the topics of xeric gardening and landscaping that are in circulation but are out of print and/or may only be available in some libraries.
As they are not readily available, they are not included in this list.

Agaves, Yuccas, and Related Plants by Mary & Gary Irish
Best Plants for New Mexico Gardens and Landscapes by Baker H. Morrow
Cacti of the Desert Southwest by Meg Qwinn
Cacti of Texas: A Field Guide by Michael Powell, James Weedin, Shirley Powell
Creating the Prairie Xeriscape: Low Maintenance, Water-Efficient Gardening by Sara Williams
Down to Earth by Albuquerque Area Extension Master Gardeners (AAEMG) (available in local bookstores)
Dry Climate Gardening with Succulents (The American Garden Guides) by Debra Brown
Flowering Plants of New Mexico by Robert Dewitt Ivey
Gardening in the Southwest, Sunset Books
Gardening the Mediterranean Way: How to Create a Waterwise, Drought-Tolerant Garden by Heidi Gildemeister
Grow Native: Landscaping with Native and Adapted Plants of the Rocky Mountains by S. Huddleston and M. Hussey Growing Desert Plants from Windowsill to Garden by Theodore Hodoba
Landscape Plants for Dry Regions by Warren Jones & Charles Sacamano
Low Volume Irrigation Design and Installation Guide, City of Albuquerque Water Conservation Office
Mediterranean Gardening: A Waterwise Approach by Heidi Gildemeister
Native Gardens for Dry Climates by Sally & Andy Wasowski
Native Plants of the Southwest, Landscaping with by George Miller
Native Plants of Texas and the Southwest, Landscaping with by George O. Miller
Native Plants for Southwestern Landscapes by Judy Mielke
Native Plants, Southwestern Landscaping with by Judith Phillips
Native Texas Plants: Landscaping Region by Region by Sally & Andy Wasowski
Natural by Design and Plants for Natural Gardens by Judith Phillips
New Mexico Gardener's Guide by Judith Phillips
New Mexico Vegetation: Past, Present, and Future by William Dick-Peddie