Atlantic Coastal Gardening
Growing Inspired, Resilient Plants by the Sea
Denise Adams has had a lifetime of gardening experience at the threshold of the Atlantic Ocean. In Atlantic Coastal Gardening she offers personal, practical tips, techniques, and inspirational advice for creating healthy, beautiful coastal gardens.With a focus on sea-hardy flowers, vegetables, herbs, and shrubs, Adams’s suggestions are accessible to both budding and blossomed gardeners. Grow with your property, with tips on which plants to purchase, grow, or avoid, and learn how to cultivate your natural surroundings to their full potential, year round. Atlantic Coastal Gardening includes everything from creative composting to gathering and growing seeds, simple, natural recipes for the seaside garden harvest, solutions to poor soil quality, and plenty more!Includes over 300 vibrant images of stunning coastal gardens and scenery on Nova Scotia’s South Shore.
Denise Adams has been a nature enthusiast since childhood. Her interest in drawing wildlife and painting landscapes is what drew her to leave New Brunswick for the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. These days her main occupation is in custom coastal home design and landscape consultations for the area of St. Margaret's Bay, Nova Scotia. She blends her interest in nature, art, and photography in her writing and is the author of Atlantic Coastal Gardening, The Little Book of Sea and Soul, and For the Love of Lobster.