The Perennial Matchmaker

Author: Nancy J. Ondra
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 9781623365394
Size: 20.51 MB
Format: PDF
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Want foolproof ideas for pairing favorite perennials with an array of harmonious plant partners but don't know where to start? Plantswoman Nancy J. Ondra helps you to jump-start your perennial garden with her one-plant-at-a-time approach for choosing plant partners. Having spent more than 30 years growing and experimenting with perennials and plant combinations, Ondra shares her extensive experience in this in-depth guide to eye-catching color combinations, dramatic textural displays, and stunning seasonal effects. The Perennial Matchmaker features 80 individual perennial profiles, close to 400 exquisite photographs of plant partnerships, and Ondra's insight into the wide array of plants that make great combinations, including annuals, bulbs, grasses, shrubs, and other perennials. Each plant profile gives dozens of ideas and suggestions for pairings, including region-specific choices, Ondra's top-choice perfect match, and an at-a-glance summary of the best color partners. Whether you are just dreaming of your first perennial garden or are a long-time gardener who wants to elevate plantings for a more cohesive and exciting look, The Perennial Matchmaker is your go-to guide for creating stunning plant medleys.

The Well Tended Perennial Garden

Author: Tracy DiSabato-Aust
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 9781604697872
Size: 15.61 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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“This practical guide is lush with clear, step-by-step advice.” —Real Simple Since its original publication nearly thirty years ago, The Well-Tended Perennial Garden has helped home gardeners successfully plan, plant, and tend their gardens. Now Tracy Di-Sabato-Aust’s trusty advice and reassuring tone are back and better than ever in this completely revised new edition. Novice and experienced gardeners alike will benefit from Tracy’s thorough details on the essential practices of perennial care—included deadheading, pinching, and thinning—along with growing information for new species and cultivars, on-trend garden design advice, a monthly planting and maintenance schedule, and details on native plants and gardening for wildlife. The Well-Tended Perennial Garden is a must-have ally in the quest for a beautiful, well-maintained garden.

The Flower Gardener S Bible

Author: Lewis Hill
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 9781603428071
Size: 16.24 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Create the flower garden of your dreams. This comprehensive guide includes expert advice on everything from choosing an appropriate growing site to maximizing the lifespan of your plants. Charming illustrations and photographs accompany helpful tips on how to improve soil, fight off pests, and make all your flowers bloom with radiant color. Whether you’re a beginning gardener or a seasoned florist, The Flower Gardener’s Bible is a useful resource that will help you keep your garden healthy and beautiful for years to come.

Essential Perennials

Author: Ruth Rogers Clausen
Publisher: Timber Press
ISBN: 9781604696721
Size: 20.79 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Essential Perennials focuses on what every gardener needs to know to choose from the thousands of perennials available, and care for the ones you already have. This A-to-Z guide is packed with more than 2,700 plants, with each entry listing flower color, bloom time, foliage characteristics, size, and light and temperature requirements. Each profile is supported by stunning color photography that showcases the flower and foliage that make each plant unique.

Perennial All Stars

Author: Jeff Cox
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 0875968899
Size: 12.96 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Showcases one hundred fifty perennials of proven performance sure to live up to their catalog descriptions and offers advice on selection and cultivation

Perennials

Author: Fine Gardening
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 1561580546
Size: 12.78 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Gathers articles previously published in Fine Gardening magazine describing the care and optimal growing conditions for a variety of perennial plants, including lilies, asters, peonies, and veronicas

The Horticulture Gardener S Guides Perennials

Author: Andy McIndoe
Publisher: David & Charles
ISBN: 1558707646
Size: 20.40 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Published in cooperation with Horticulture magazine, this guide to Herbaceous perennials offers advice on varieties and soil type and sidebars on a variety of issues, while presenting hundreds of photographs and descriptions of individual plants. Original.