Success with Acid-Loving Plants (Success with Gardening) : New from the popular Success Withâ¦ series, this illustrated field guide is geared to gardeners struggling to make plants thrive in highly acidic soil. Written to help even novice gardeners achieve outstanding results, it offers proven strategies for working within the soil's limitations. There are dozens of tips on everything from adjusting pH levels with organic supplementation to planting strategies that maximize success to designing complete acid-friendly gardens. An A-Z plant directory lists flowering plants, fruits, and vegetables; shrubs, climbers, and trees that thrive in acidic soils. There's even a section on easy-to-grow acid-tolerant houseplants. To help keep those plants healthy and strong, the guide also provides a comprehensive review of annual maintenance.