Jerry Baker's Perfect Perennials!: Hundreds of Fantastic Flower Secrets for Your Gardenby Jerry F. Baker
Whether starting from scratch or reviving an old, worn-out flowerbed, gardeners will learn everything they need to know to grow beautiful, blooming perennial gardens in their own yards with this book of gardening tips, tricks, and tonics. Revealed are more than 1,000 secrets for creating flowerbeds that will flourish year after year without having to replant, redesign, or reinvest big bucks on more flowers. Topics include picking and planting the perfect perennials; feeding, weeding, and watering correctly; and controlling bugs, slugs, and other pests. Recipes are provided for more than 50 homemade elixirs that help flowers grow to new heights. In addition, mixtures that use perennials in handy ways are detailed, including a perennial-based window wash, closet freshener, insect spray, and homemade dry cleaning tonic.
Author Biography: Jerry Baker is the author of more than 50 books, including Plants Are Like People, Jerry Baker's Old-Time Gardening Wisdom, and Jerry Baker's Herbal Pharmacy. His syndicated radio show, On the Garden Line, is heard nationwide, and his gardening specials have been televised on PBS. He lives in New Hudson, Michigan.
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