Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 352 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.63 in
Published: January 25, 2000
Publisher: Lone Pine Publishing
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 155105258X
ISBN - 13: 9781551052588
From the Publisher
Perennial gardening can be easy, fun and rewarding, especially when you have this beautifully illustrated guide at your fingertips. With detailed accounts of 95 different species, along with information on 434 recommended varieties, hybrids and cultivars perfect for BC gardens, this book takes the guesswork out of perennial gardening. The authors share their common sense and practical advice to help you transform any patch of ground--wet or dry, in sun or shade, coastal or alpine--into a spectacular garden you can enjoy year after year: * Flower and foliage colors * Height and spread ranges * Blooming periods * How and when to start your plants * Planting strategies * Light, water and nutrient needs * Choosing the best perennials for different growing conditions * Over 530 colour photographs.
About the Author
ALISON BECK has gardened since she was a child. She has a diploma in Horticulture and a degree in Creative Writing. Alison is the co-author of several best-selling gardening guides. Her books showcase her talent for practical advice and her passion for gardening.