Synopses & Reviews
Packed with more than 1000 photographs of over 1000 plants, Perennials is an inspiring handbook to help you identify, choose and grow your favorite varieties. Discover at a glance the full range of perennials available. Each entry combines a plant portrait with a concise botanical description, plus cultivation and propagation details. Helpful symbols indicate preferred growing conditions and cold hardiness. If you want a specific leaf or flower color in a particular season, the Plant Catalog will offer you the perfect specimen. All the essential considerations, such as selecting a perennial plant, choosing a site and preparing the ground, watering, mulching, feeding, weeding, pest control, and transplanting, are clearly explained. Propagation methods, from sowing seeds to division, stem tip cuttings, and root cuttings, are also given. Whether you are planting a new garden or seeking new features of interest for an established one, Perennials is your indispensible, portable gardening companion. A lavishly illustrated flexibound, Eyewitness Garden Handbooks are the user-friendly guides that identify every type of garden plant with up to ten salient features, at-a-glance information on height, spread, and color, and useful cultivation symbols. There are also separate sections on gardening skills and a complete index of common names.
These user-friendly guides identify every type of garden plant and contain information on height, spread, and color. There are also separate sections on gardening skills and an index of common names.