Synopses & Reviews
The definitive book on perennials is now bigger and better than ever!
The revised 10th Anniversary Edition of Rodale's Illustrated Encyclopedia of Perennials is the last word on growing lush, healthy gardens using hundreds of gorgeous, versatile perennials. Highlights of this new edition include seven new garden designs by well-known landscape artists from around the country; over 75 new encyclopedia entries, with hundreds of new plants added; and three new chapters: Perennial Flower Finder, Perennial Combinations, and Growing with the Design. The result is a winning mix of information and inspiration-and beautiful color photographs-to take one's dream garden from concept to reality.
A great deal of expertise and thorough research has gone into the making of this encyclopedia, and it shows on every page. Christopher Lloyd, author of The Well-Tempered Garden and The Adventurous Garden
An excellent reference book for all gardeners, from the novice to the expert. It will definitely be on my bookshelf. Dr. Allan M. Armitage, author of Herbaceous Perennial Plants
Rodale's Illustrated Encyclopedia of Perennials
is the definitive guide to:
* Creating beautiful combinations
* Growing lush, healthy gardens
* Using hundreds of versatile perennials!
Includes bibliographical references (p. 502-503) and index.
About the Author
has Master's degrees in horticulture and creative writing. She lives in Pennsylvania where she gardens organically on an acre, raises heritage chickens, and is an executive editor at Rodale Inc.
C. Colston Burrell is a garden designer, writer, photographer, and the owner of Native Landscape Design and Restoration, which is located near Charlottesville, Virginia. He is the author of Perennial Combinations, Better Homes and Gardens Perennials for Today's Gardens, and numerous other books and articles on plants and gardening.