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Annuals, Perennials, & Bulbs

Stunning flower gardens that bloom through the seasons depend on the artful combination of annuals, perennials, and bulbs. In this lavishly illustrated book, Anne Halpin shows the reader how to grow these plants and gives foolproof design techniques for any landscape. The extensive section on using color in the garden can guide you through the tricky process of plant placement and selection. Practical techniques are emphasized too. The reader will learn how to care for soil, start plants from seeds, grow and care for plants in containers, and maintain plants and gardens. Sections on dividing plants, lifting bulbs, and saving seeds are also included.

Paperback: 208 pages

Publisher: Creative Homeowner (January 2001)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 1580110681

ISBN-13: 978-1580110686

Product Dimensions: 9 x 0.6 x 10 inches

Shipping Weight: 2 pounds

Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Lifelong gardener Anne Halpin draws upon her many years of experience and expertise in Annuals, Perennials & Bulbs: Designing, Planting, Maintaining to offer the home gardener and landscaper a detailed guide to creating beds and borders that will showcase these garden plants to their best advantage. Halpin provides 40 step-by-step photo sequences taking the aspiring gardening through essential gardening tasks, as well as in-depth profiles of 125 favorite garden planes, enhanced with 600 color photographs (many of them clearly illustrating essential gardening techniques) and more than 50 watercolor illustrations. Very highly recommended for novice gardeners, and with much of value for experienced horticulturalists and landscapers, Annuals, Perennials & Bulbs will aptly serve as a continuing reference for the complex task of plant placement and selection.

Very pleased with the book. Very informative.

I gave this to my daughter-in-law and she loved it. She's going to try it out in the spring.

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