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Time-Tested Plants: Thirty Years in a Four-Season Gardenby Pamela J Harper
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In this remarkable book, Pamela Harper takes us on a walk through 30 years in her Virginia garden; season by season, she unsentimentally describes the plants that did not live up to expectations, as well as those that exceeded all hopes. All the trees, shrubs, and perennials included have earned the author's trust and affection for a decade or more--plants that have stood the test of time.
Book News Annotation:
An award-winning British transplant and "staunch advocate of botanical nomenclature" showcases her two-acre Virginia garden via some 250 smashing text-relevant color photos. Includes a US plant source list, US and Eurasian hardiness zone maps, and English- metric system conversion charts. 10.25x8.25 <"> landscape format.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
In this remarkable collection, Harper takes readers on a walk through 30 years of gardening in good conditions and bad. Season by season she unsentimentally describes the plants that did not live up to expectations, as well as those that exceeded all hopes. 250 color photos, 2 color maps.
In this remarkable book, Pamela Harper takes us on a walk through 30 years of gardening, focusing her attentions on those trees, shrubs, and perennials that have earned her trust and affection for a decade or more-plants that have stood the test of time. Over 250 color photographs of the author's garden are included.
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