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Gardening Canada

Best Garden Plants for Alberta

by (author) Donna Dawson & Laura Peters

Publisher
Lone Pine Publishing
Initial publish date
Feb 2005
Category
Canada, Reference
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781551054797
    Publish Date
    Feb 2005
    List Price
    $18.95 USD

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Description

A great new gardening book for Alberta! This handy omnibus gardening guide is packed with the best plant varieties you'll want for your garden: annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs, vines, climbers, roses, bulbs and herbs. Small enough to take to the garden centre or nursery yet filled with beautiful photos, it contains all the gardening information you need in order to decide which varieties to select and how to care for them:

- habitat, height and spread

· information on soil, light and water

- tips on how to best use the plant in your garden

- recommended species for the Alberta garden.

About the authors

LAURA PETERS is a certified Master Gardener, garden writer and photographer with over 30 gardening books to her credit. She has worked in almost every aspect of the horticultural industry in a career that has spanned more than 20 years.

Donna Dawson's profile page

Donna Dawson is known nationally and internationally for her expertise in gardening and as the owner/publisher of ICanGarden.com, Canada's largest Internet gardening resource site.Not just a virtual gardener, this much-published, award-winning gardening personality received her Master Gardener certificate from the University of Alberta Devonian Botanic Garden in 1996. Her garden in St. Albert has been awarded a national first prize from Canadian Garden Magazine and received various awards from the Edmonton Horticultural Society.Donna is a past secretary of the Alberta Horticultural Association and past director of the Edmonton Horticultural Society. She is currently a member of the Royal Horticultural Society and Garden Writers Association. In 1996 Donna began organizing and hosting garden tours to England and Europe. She has taken groups to Holland, France, Italy, Ireland and England.

Laura Peters' profile page

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