For gardeners of any skill level, this comprehensive guide offers a wealth of information and advice on how to design, plant and maintain the flower garden you want.
Author and gardening expert Carey begins by explaining how to categorize your favorite flowers by their color, shape and the role they play in the garden, such as bold eye-catchers, background plants or border plants.
She describes typical tasks and activities in the gardening year, highlighting showy bloomers in each season, and provides an informative guide to more than 150 flowering plants, beautifully photographed and alphabetically listed for easy reference.
Each plant description includes genus, common name, shape, size, role, suitability for containers, and hardiness zone as well as expert advice on choosing cultivars and commentary on how to grow them.
The book’s final sections cover a broad range of topics, from choosing suitable growing locations to finding ideas for your own designs, as well as practical advice on maintaining your garden at its best.
An excellent reference sure to be a prized addition to any gardener’s library.
Softcover, 8" × 10", 363 pages, 2022.