Internet gardening guru Donna Dawson teams up with veteran garden writer Laura Peters to craft this easy-to-use and comprehensive primer on the perennials that grow best in Alberta: · over 450 perennials suited to the region's climate · 530 brilliant full-colour photographs · information on planting, growing, recommended varieties, problems and pests · details on light, water and nutrient needs · how and when to start your plants.
A Quick Reference Chart provides information at a glance on colour, blooming, height, hardiness, and light and soil requirements.
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.