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Annuals, Perennials & Bulbs for Your Home: Designing, Planting & Maintaining Your Flower Garden (Gardening)

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A stunning flower garden that blooms throughout the seasons depends on the artful combination of annuals, perennials, and bulbs. This book shows you how to grow plants from the “great garden triumvirate” and provides foolproof design techniques for any garden or landscape.

            • How to care for the soil and start plants from seeds

            • Advice on growing and caring for plants in containers

            • How to maintain your plants and gardens

            • Tips on saving annual seeds, dividing perennial plants, and lifting bulbs

            • Information on forcing bulbs for indoor winter flowering

            • How to prepare the annual, perennial, bulb garden for winter

            • Over 40 step-by-step photo sequences

            • 600 photographs, many illustrating garden tips and techniques

Synopsis:

Filled with instructional techniques, this lavishly illustrated book covers the basics and some expert tips for growing annuals, perennials, and bulbs. More than 700 color photos and illustrations.

Synopsis:

Stunning flower gardens that bloom through the seasons depend on the artful combination of annuals, perennials, and bulbs. In this lavishly illustrated book, Anne Halpin shows the reader 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. The reader will learn how to care for soil, start plants from seeds, grow and care for plants in containers, and maintain plants and gardens. Sections on dividing plants, lifting bulbs, and saving seeds are also included.

Table of Contents

 
Annuals, Perennials, & Bulbs

Table of Contents

PART I. Gardening Basics
Garden Design 

Making Good Use of Containers

Working with Color
Working the Soi
lStarting Plants from Seed

Maintaining the Garden

 
 PART II. Annuals
About Annuals
Planting Annuals
Caring for Annuals
Collecting and Saving Seeds
 Portraits of Favorite Annuals
 
PART III. Perennials
About Perennials 
Seasonal Stars 
Growing Perennials 
Dividing Perennials 
Portraits of Favorite Perennials 

PART IV. Bulbs 

About Bulbs 

What Bulbs Do in the Garden 

Planting Bulbs 

Caring for Bulbs 

End of Season Activities 
Forcing Bulbs, Corms, and Tubers 
Portraits of Favorite Bulbs 

Zone Maps 
Glossary 
Plant Index  
Subject Index  

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580115629
Author:
Halpin, Anne
Publisher:
Creative Homeowner
Author:
Editors of Creative Homeowner
Author:
Gardening
Subject:
Gardening-Bulbs Rhizomes and Tubers
Subject:
Flowers - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Second
Series:
Gardening
Publication Date:
20121231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4
Language:
English
Illustrations:
650
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
10.88 x 8.5 x 0.43 in 1.42 lb

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Filled with instructional techniques, this lavishly illustrated book covers the basics and some expert tips for growing annuals, perennials, and bulbs. More than 700 color photos and illustrations.

"Synopsis" by ,
Stunning flower gardens that bloom through the seasons depend on the artful combination of annuals, perennials, and bulbs. In this lavishly illustrated book, Anne Halpin shows the reader 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. The reader will learn how to care for soil, start plants from seeds, grow and care for plants in containers, and maintain plants and gardens. Sections on dividing plants, lifting bulbs, and saving seeds are also included.

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