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Taylor's Guide To Perennials (86 Edition)

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Perennials are every gardener's favorite plants. They provide colorful flowers and leafy foliage, and, best of all, their beauty returns year after year. In this fully illustrated guide, you& #39; ll find< BR> < BR> - The best new cultivars of the beloved old-fashioned plants of grandmother& #39; s garden< BR> < BR> - Exciting new introductions from all over the world< BR> < BR> - Today& #39; s popular ornamental grasses, perfect for combining with other perennials in low-maintenance gardens< BR> < BR> - Ferns to grow among the flowers< BR> < BR> And for every plant pictured, you& #39; ll find complete growing information as well as notes on how to propagate your own plants to fill your garden with free flowers.

Book News Annotation:

Presents a sampling of hundreds of readily available perennials plants, with both photographs and individual descriptive entries appearing in alphabetical order by botanical name. Photographs are accompanied by captions that summarize essential information about the plants and both sections are cross-referenced. Most are broadly hardy, with only a handful that require conditions warmer than USDA zone 5 and many that can go colder.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Perennials are every gardener's favorite plants. They provide colorful flowers and leafy foliage, and, best of all, their beauty returns year after year. In this fully illustrated guide, youand#8217;ll find

- The best new cultivars of the beloved old-fashioned plants of grandmotherand#8217;s garden

- Exciting new introductions from all over the world

- Todayand#8217;s popular ornamental grasses, perfect for combining with other perennials in low-maintenance gardens

- Ferns to grow among the flowers

And for every plant pictured, youand#8217;ll find complete growing information as well as notes on how to propagate your own plants to fill your garden with "free" flowers.

Synopsis:

This all-new guide contains 220 species that did not appear in previous editions of this guide, along with newly improved and available cultivars. Includes a new trim size, a modern typeface, new text, and 400 new color photographs.

About the Author

Barbara Ellis, a former gardening editor at Rodale Press and the publications director of the American Horticultural Society, is the author of many gardening books, including THE RODALE ALL-NEW ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ORGANIC GARDENING and THE BURPEE COMPLETE GARDENER as well as several TAYLOR'S WEEKEND GARDENING GUIDES. She resides in Alburtis, Pennsylvania.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395983638
Subtitle:
More Than 600 Flowering and Foliage Plants, Including Ferns and Ornamental Grasses - Flexible Binding
Author:
Ellis, Barbara W.
Author:
Ellis, Barbara
Author:
Ellis, Barbara W.
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Perennials
Subject:
Flowers - Perennials
Subject:
Flowers - Annuals
Subject:
Ornamental Plants
Subject:
Gardening-Perennials
Copyright:
Edition Description:
PRINTED PAPER OVER BOARD
Series:
Taylor's Guides
Series Volume:
104-162
Publication Date:
February 2001
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
400 color photographs
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 1.56 lb

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Product details 496 pages Houghton Mifflin Company - English 9780395983638 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
Perennials are every gardener's favorite plants. They provide colorful flowers and leafy foliage, and, best of all, their beauty returns year after year. In this fully illustrated guide, youand#8217;ll find

- The best new cultivars of the beloved old-fashioned plants of grandmotherand#8217;s garden

- Exciting new introductions from all over the world

- Todayand#8217;s popular ornamental grasses, perfect for combining with other perennials in low-maintenance gardens

- Ferns to grow among the flowers

And for every plant pictured, youand#8217;ll find complete growing information as well as notes on how to propagate your own plants to fill your garden with "free" flowers.

"Synopsis" by , This all-new guide contains 220 species that did not appear in previous editions of this guide, along with newly improved and available cultivars. Includes a new trim size, a modern typeface, new text, and 400 new color photographs.
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