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Annuals, Perennials, and Bulbs: Designing, Planting, Maintaining

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Stunning flower gardens that bloom through the seasons depend on the artful combination of annuals, perennials, and bulbs.

In this book, Anne Halpin shows you how to grow these plants and gives foolproof design techniques for any landscape. The extensive section on using color in the garden can guide you through the tricky process of plant placement and selection.

Practical techniques are emphasized too. You'll learn how to care for soil, start plants from seeds, grow and care for plants in containers, and maintain your plants and gardens. Sections on dividing plants, lifting bulbs, saving seeds, forcing bulbs for indoor winter flowering, and preparing the garden for winter are also included.

In this lavishly illustrated book, you'll find

- Over 40 step-by-step photo sequences to guide you through essential gardening tasks

- In-depth profiles of 125 favorite garden plants

- Over 600 photographs, many of them illustrating common gardening techniques

- More than 100 illustrations

Synopsis:

Both beginning and experienced gardeners will love this book. Lavishly illustrated with portraits of over 100 flowering plants, Annuals, Perennials, & Bulbs is also filled with instructional photographs and illustrations. In addition to learning how to plant and care for your ornamental plants, you'll also learn how to design a garden for color and foliage interest through the season.


Synopsis:

Stunning flower gardens that bloom through the seasons depend on the artful combination of annuals, perennials, and bulbs.

In this book, Anne Halpin shows you how to grow these plants and gives foolproof design techniques for any landscape. The extensive section on using color in the garden can guide you through the tricky process of plant placement and selection.

Practical techniques are emphasized too. You'll learn how to care for soil, start plants from seeds, grow and care for plants in containers, and maintain your plants and gardens. Sections on dividing plants, lifting bulbs, saving seeds, forcing bulbs for indoor winter flowering, and preparing the garden for winter are also included.

In this lavishly illustrated book, you'll find

- Over 40 step-by-step photo sequences to guide you through essential gardening tasks

- In-depth profiles of 125 favorite garden plants

- Over 600 photographs, many of them illustrating common gardening techniques

- More than 100 illustrations

About the Author

Anne Halpin has written more than a dozen highly praised gardening books, including Year-Round Flower Gardener, the Horticulture Gardener's Desk Reference, Morning Glories and Moonflowers, Gardening in the Shade, The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener, and Cutting Gardens (with Betty Mackey). She is also an acclaimed gardening editor and lecturer. Her magazine articles have appeared in Horticulture, Country Gardens, and numerous other publications.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580110686
Subtitle:
Designing, Planting, Maintaining
Author:
Halpin, Anne
Illustrator:
Torke, Mavis
Illustrator:
Alessi, Vincent
Author:
Alessi, Vincent
Author:
Torke, Mavis
Author:
Halpin, Anne Moyer
Publisher:
Creative Homeowner
Location:
Upper Saddle River, N.J.
Subject:
Flowers
Subject:
Flowers - General
Subject:
Flowers - Perennials
Subject:
Flowers - Annuals
Subject:
Flowers - Bulbs
Subject:
Flower gardening
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
no. 15
Publication Date:
20010128
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
10.02x9.04x.59 in. 2.08 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by ,
Both beginning and experienced gardeners will love this book. Lavishly illustrated with portraits of over 100 flowering plants, Annuals, Perennials, & Bulbs is also filled with instructional photographs and illustrations. In addition to learning how to plant and care for your ornamental plants, you'll also learn how to design a garden for color and foliage interest through the season.


"Synopsis" by ,
Stunning flower gardens that bloom through the seasons depend on the artful combination of annuals, perennials, and bulbs.

In this book, Anne Halpin shows you how to grow these plants and gives foolproof design techniques for any landscape. The extensive section on using color in the garden can guide you through the tricky process of plant placement and selection.

Practical techniques are emphasized too. You'll learn how to care for soil, start plants from seeds, grow and care for plants in containers, and maintain your plants and gardens. Sections on dividing plants, lifting bulbs, saving seeds, forcing bulbs for indoor winter flowering, and preparing the garden for winter are also included.

In this lavishly illustrated book, you'll find

- Over 40 step-by-step photo sequences to guide you through essential gardening tasks

- In-depth profiles of 125 favorite garden plants

- Over 600 photographs, many of them illustrating common gardening techniques

- More than 100 illustrations

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