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Better Homes and Gardens Perennial Gardening

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A comprehensive reference for planning, planting, and caring for the most popular perennials

Perennial Gardening from Better Homes and Gardens makes it easy to plan and maintain your ideal home garden with a wealth of smart guidance on selecting and caring for your perennials. All of the essentials are covered here, from planning the initial design to choosing the right perennials for your geographical region to maintaining your garden over ...

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Overview

A comprehensive reference for planning, planting, and caring for the most popular perennials

Perennial Gardening from Better Homes and Gardens makes it easy to plan and maintain your ideal home garden with a wealth of smart guidance on selecting and caring for your perennials. All of the essentials are covered here, from planning the initial design to choosing the right perennials for your geographical region to maintaining your garden over time.

Perfect for gardeners of any and all skill levels, the book is packed with useful checklists, troubleshooting advice for common problems, handy at-a-glance charts, up-to-date coverage on new varieties and trends, and in-depth guidance on basic gardening techniques.

  • Includes a primer on perennials and plenty of inspirational designs, including color combinations and plant pairings
  • Features more than 700 gorgeous full-color photographs and colorful diagrams
  • Covers hundreds of varieties of perennials

Whether you're planning your first garden or looking to add perennials to the garden you love, Perennial Gardening covers everything you need to know.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470878446
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 12/14/2010
  • Series: Better Homes and Gardens Gardening Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 719,051
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

The iconic BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS brand is one of America's most trusted sources for information on cooking, gardening, home improvement, home design, decorating, and crafting. Today, the brand encompasses books, magazines, and digital media.

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Table of Contents

Understanding Perennials.

When to water.

Ways to water.

Water smart.

Selecting Perennials.

All about pests.

Pest prevention.

Pest encyclopedia.

Designing with Perennials.

Getting started.

Fruit trees.

Brambles.

Small fruits.

Planting Plans.

Container gardens.

Inground gardens.

Herb gardens.

Planting the Garden.

All about pests.

Pest prevention.

Pest encyclopedia.

Caring for Perennials.

All about pests.

Pest prevention.

Pest encyclopedia.

Perennial Encyclopedia.

Zone map.

Resources.

Index.

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