This in-depth guide deals with virtually every aspect of perennial gardening. The first section covers the essentials, from garden design, ground preparation and plant selection to staking, pruning, dividing and propagating; it offers a full season-by-season care schedule, and instructs how to identify and treat a range of pests, diseases, weeds and other problems.
The second section covers 125 perennials in specific detail, offering complete growing advice, seasonal care, and troubleshooting tips for each species. Both sections are richly illustrated with hundreds of color photographs throughout.
Softcover, 8 1/2" × 11", 375 pages, 2009.