This practical, inspiring book will take the guesswork out of choosing the right plants for your yard. Gardeners all over Kansas will find this a useful guide when selecting a wide range of garden plants. Over 460 varieties of annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs, roses, vines, bulbs, herbs and foliage plants are featured. Organized into eight groups, the plants in this book have been selected because they are virtually guaranteed to grow in Kansas. These readily available and attractive plants grow well in our climate and offer the best features for a wide variety of garden situations. Each of the 162 accounts includes height and spread, flower color and bloom time, planting information, recommended varities, hardiness zones and plenty of tips for your 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 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.