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Gardening Perennials

Perennials for Ohio

by (author) Debra Knapke & Alison Beck

Publisher
Lone Pine Publishing
Initial publish date
Jan 2003
Category
Perennials, Reference, Midwest
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781551053868
    Publish Date
    Jan 2003
    List Price
    $21.95

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Description

Perennial gardening can be easy, fun and rewarding, especially when you have this beautifully illustrated guide at your fingertips. With detailed accounts of 89 different perennials, along with information on 626 recommended varieties and cultivars perfect for Ohio gardens, this book takes the guesswork out of perennial gardening. The authors' common sense and garden wisdom will help you transform any patch of ground--wet or dry, sunny or shady, lakeside or inland--into a spectacular garden you can enjoy year after year: * Flower and foliage colors * Height and spread ranges * Blooming periods * How and when to start your plants * Planting strategies * Light, water and nutrient needs * Choosing the best perennials for different growing conditions * Over 500 color photographs.

About the authors

ALISON BECK has been gardening since she was a child. She has a diploma in Horticulture and a degree in Creative Writing. Alison is the coauthor of several best-selling gardening guides, and her books showcase her talent for practical advice and her passion for gardening.

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MARIANNE BINETTI writes a syndicated gardening column that reaches over a million readers. Her lighthearted and fun approach to gardening also appeals to TV and radio audiences. Marianne has a degree in Horticulture from Washington State University and lectures extensively to gardening groups.

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