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Perennials for Pennsylvania


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 621 recommended varieties and cultivars perfect for Pennsylvania gardens, this book takes the guesswork out of perennial gardening. The authors' practical, common-sense advice will help bring color and variety to your garden:

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 550 color photographs.

About the Authors

Ilene Sternberg a freelance writer whose work appears internationally on a variety of subjects. Winner of five garden writing awards for newspaper columns and essays, she is a frequent contributor to The Washington Post, Brooklyn Botanic Garden Plants & Gardens News, Fine Gardening, and the magazines of The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, The American Horticultural Society and elsewhere.

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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  • ISBN-13: 978-1551054971
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2lbs
  • Author: Ilene Sternberg

This product was added to our catalog on Friday 22 January, 2010.