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The Perennial Care Manual: A Plant-by-Plant Guide: What to Do & When to Do It

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The Perennial Care Manual: A Plant-by-Plant Guide: What to Do & When to Do It Author: Ondra, Nancy J.Brand: Storey PublishingEdition: IllustratedFeatures: Used Book in Good ConditionBinding: HardcoverFormat: IllustratedNumber Of Pages: 384Release Date: 15-07-2009Details: Product

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Author: Ondra, Nancy J.

Brand: Storey Publishing

Edition: Illustrated


  • Used Book in Good Condition

Binding: Hardcover

Format: Illustrated

Number Of Pages: 384

Release Date: 15-07-2009

Details: Product Description Keep your perennial beds looking their best, season after season. From planning and planting to pruning and propagating, this comprehensive guide covers everything you need to know to maintain a stunning perennial garden. Nancy J. Ondra provides an in-depth, plant-by-plant guide that profiles 125 popular perennials, with helpful information on each plant’s soil, light, and water needs. Ondra’s expertise and passion for gardening, along with Rob Cardillo’s breathtaking photography, will inspire you to create a garden of your dreams that will last a lifetime.   From the Back Cover The Complete Primer on Caring for Perennials Your yard is home to a gorgeous perennial garden, carefully designed and lovingly planted. Maintain its health and good looks all season long with Nancy Ondra's comprehensive guide to perennial care. General advice on planning, planting, watering, mulching, pruning, and propagating gives you all the hardworking information you need to become a knowledgeable and effective perennial gardener. For plant-specific questions, an alphabetical perennial reference puts every answer right at your fingertips. Need to know how to divide your sedum or when to cut back your lavender? It's all in the book's Plant-by-Plant Perennial Guide, drawn from Ondra's personal experience growing each perennial. Thorough instructions on how to care for 125 popular perennials include everything from light and soil requirements to how to prepare your plants for winter. About the Author Nancy J. Ondra, author of Container Theme Gardens, is a garden writer and editor as well as the former owner and operator of a small rare-plant nursery. She is the author or co-author of a dozen gardening books, including Foliage (winner of the 2008 Book Award from the American Horticultural Society), The Perennial Gardener’s Design Primer (winner of a 2006 Silver Award from the Garden Writers Association), Five-Plant Gardens, The Perennial Care Manual, Fallscaping, and Grasses. She currently gardens in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and blogs at Rob Cardillo has been photographing gardens, plants, and the people who tend them for more than 20 years. Formerly the director of photography at Organic Gardening, he now works for major publishers, horticultural suppliers, and landscape designers throughout the United States. Visit him at

Package Dimensions: 10.9 x 8.8 x 1.2 inches

Languages: English

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