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Following the success of Colour for Adventurous Gardeners, the most adventurous gardener of all time is back to reveal how he plans, creates and maintains his celebrated borders. Most gardeners want their borders to be interesting and colourful over a long season, even year-round if winters are not too severe. Christopher Lloyd OBE shows how he and Fergus Garrett, Head Gardener at Great Dixter, choose and orchestrate plants for maximum effect. Having covered the principles of succession planting, …
Amazon / BBC Books
Price: 168.00 $

Whether starting from scratch or reviving an old, worn-out flowerbed, gardeners will learn everything they need to know to grow beautiful, blooming perennial gardens in their own yards with this book of gardening tips, tricks, and tonics. The comprehensive guide reveals more than 1,700 secrets for creating flowerbeds that will flourish year after year without having to replant, redesign, or reinvest big bucks on more flowers. Topics include what to expect from mail order nurseries; picking and planting …

This beautifully illustrated, complete guide to herbs unlocks the secrets of these wonder plants-from planting and harvesting to cooking and storing- including their health benefits. This guide unravels the mysteries of these versatile plants, with savvy tips and simple formulas for maximizing their powers. Did you know? * Mint can repel ants, flies, mice, and moths * Garlic can seriously lower cholesterol * Chives, fennel, tarragon, thyme, oregano, and winter savory are perennials * Rosemary was …
Amazon / Readers Digest
Price: 66.36 $

Have a prized plant and want a bunch more just like it? Propagation with cuttings is the answer. Unlike plants grown from seed, a plant started as a cutting will have the identical characteristics and appearance of the original. And anyone can successfully grow perennials, shrubs, and even large trees from cuttings with these cultivation secrets. Designed for gardeners of all abilities, the information here begins with selecting and using tools, then provides tips for employing rooting hormones, …

Using common household products, gardeners can create a variety of quick tricks, super shortcuts, and terrific tonics that will turn a hum-drum landscape into a flourishing botanical wonderland. Readers will discover more than 1,400 garden secrets, including Jerry’s beer-and-tea tonic for roses, how to turn sandy soil into dandy dirt, a seed booster that will fill in bald lawn spots, and a spicy salsa to paralyze veggie-munching varmints. Each technique has been studied and proven over years in …

Whether starting from scratch or reviving an old, worn-out flowerbed, gardeners will learn everything they need to know to grow beautiful, blooming perennial gardens in their own yards with this book of gardening tips, tricks, and tonics. Revealed are more than 1,000 secrets for creating flowerbeds that will flourish year after year without having to replant, redesign, or reinvest big bucks on more flowers. Topics include picking and planting the perfect perennials; feeding, weeding, and watering …

The title says it all-- there really are perennials for all of your gardening sites and needs. Whether you have a shady spot or want a plant that attracts birds, Perennials for Every Purpose features plants that are perfectly suited to your needs. Author Larry Hodgson expresses his passion for perennials with hands-on advice and tell-it-like-it-is descriptions. Larry never gives up on a plant until he has learned its strengths and weaknesses, and he delivers his hard-won secrets in this book. …
Amazon / Brand: Rodale Books
Price: 13.91 $

Perennials are perennially popular. Now, in Perennials For Dummies, discover how you can bring your garden to life with colorful, healthy perennials, some varieties of which may be altogether new to you. Complete with 32 pages of full-color photographs, Perennials For Dummies digs deep to uncover the secrets of soil preparation, garden design, and plant maintenance and offers plain-English, practical information on how much light and space various perennials need and even how to cope with inhospitable …
Amazon / For Dummies
Price: 5.50 $