|Subcategory:||Gardening & Landscape Design|
|Publisher:||Rodale Books (February 15, 1998)|
|Category:||Hobbies and Home|
|Other formats:||docx rtf lrf lit|
This book will help you put the right plant in the right location.
They excel in flower, fragrance, foliage, fruit, fall color, and finesse. This book will help you put the right plant in the right location. Jeff Cox has selected the best of the best, and he presents these perennials in a precise, easy-to-understand way that will be valuable to the novice and the experienced gardener alike. Whether you have a small or large garden, this book is a wonderful resource for planning a beautiful perennial garden.
Jeff Cox subtitles this "The 150 Best Perennials for Great-Looking, Trouble-Free Gardens". The color photos are very nice as well as descriptions, planting zone, and soil preferences. Feb 05, 2010 David Ward rated it really liked it. Shelves: gardening, non-fiction.
Each of the perennials that was chosen for this book, is described in the following sections: an overall description and photograph of the plant; how to grow it; propagating the plant (useful especially for the more expensive or hard-to-find perennials); the right site for growing the plant; and other plants that go well with it.
Garden expert and HGTV host Jeff Cox takes the guesswork out of shopping for perennials by selecting 150 of the . 260 full-color photos.
Garden expert and HGTV host Jeff Cox takes the guesswork out of shopping for perennials by selecting 150 of the most beautiful, top-performing plants. They excel in flower, fragrance, foliage, fruit, fall color, and finesse. Whether you have wet or dry soil, sun or shade, you will find beautiful and serviceable plants to lay the foundation for a successful perennial garden.
The information is still good many years after publication date as most of the varieties are even easier to find now. This book beats out the other 150 that I've checked out at my local public library.
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Create the perennial garden you've always dreamed of with an illustrated guide to 150 of the best. No current Talk conversations about this book. A good book for beginners or busy gardeners.
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Looking for a good book recommendation relating to perennials and .
Looking for a good book recommendation relating to perennials and horticulture? Here's a list to start with. 344 pages, full color. Each plant record includes a summary, growing and propagating instructions, best uses, and companion plants. The Color Encyclopedia of Ornamental Grasses.
There are also helpful hints all through out the book. There is a perennial for every type of garden whether you have wet or dry soil or you have direct sun or shade