The Mix-and-Match Color Guide to Annuals & Perennials: Over a Million Ways to Create Glorious Garden Color by Time Life Books, Graham Strong |, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
The Mix-and-Match Color Guide to Annuals & Perennials: Over a Million Ways to Create Glorious Garden Color

The Mix-and-Match Color Guide to Annuals & Perennials: Over a Million Ways to Create Glorious Garden Color

by Time Life Books, Graham Strong
     
 
Garden trends come and go, but they always involve strategic selection and blending of annuals, biennials, and perennials to achieve a certain color effect. But with so many plants to choose from, finding the perfect planning scheme can be a time-consuming and costly-adventure.
The Mix &Match Color Guide is a gardener's resource for quickly and easily exploring

Overview

Garden trends come and go, but they always involve strategic selection and blending of annuals, biennials, and perennials to achieve a certain color effect. But with so many plants to choose from, finding the perfect planning scheme can be a time-consuming and costly-adventure.
The Mix &Match Color Guide is a gardener's resource for quickly and easily exploring millions of plant combinations to find the ones that create the display you really want. Also includes tips for effective planting and inspirational projects to keep your garden colorful from early spring through autumn.

The secret behind any successful garden is good planning and preparation, which is why The Mix & Match Color Guide, with it's revolutionary tiered flip card format, is such a valuable addition to every gardener's library. The book offers millions of potential planting combinations of annuals, biennials, and perennials, with attention not only to color but to height, growing conditions, shape, and flowering period as well. Such practical gardening advice, plus information on buying, planting and caring for each plant, ensures that you can devise the perfect display for your container, bed, or border. And 16 inspirational projects will ensure that you can enjoy your garden color from early spring through autumn.
*Unique tiered flip card format provides endless planting possibilities
*16 Fresh and original projects demonstrate how to use some of the latest varieties of plants such as miniature sunflowers, unusual ideas for plantings including a poppy basket, an everlasting border, and petunia pavement
*Written for novice and experienced gardeners alike
*Can be used when choosing and buying plants
*Includes a directory of seed supplies, gardens to visit, and U.S. zonal maps

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780737006292
Publisher:
Oxmoor House, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/28/2001
Edition description:
Spiral
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
7.69(w) x 12.68(h) x 1.32(d)

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