550 Perennial Garden Ideas

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Simon and Schuster, 1994 - Gardening - 192 pages
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Their long-lasting beauty, easy maintenance, and great variety make perennials a tremendous favorite among gardeners. This beautifully designed sequel to 550 Home Landscaping Ideas offers readers a broad spectrum of practical and inspirational ideas for gardening with perennials. Color photos.
  

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Erler, coauthor of 550 Home Landscaping Ideas (S. & S., 1992), addresses 12 common landscaping problems: too much and too little water, shade, pest damage, problem soils, too much and too little space ... Read full review

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This is a gorgeous "visual sourcebook'' with 550 excellent photographs by Fell, illustrating "ways to use perennials creatively in different climatic conditions and topographical situations . . . for ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
8
Propagating Perennials
16
The liVorld of Perennials
26
Ferns
32
Perennials for Shade
40
Hardy Perennials
56
The Northeast
63
Informal Designs
80
OrientalStyle Gardens
98
Perennials Annuals
107
Seasonal Changes
135
Summer
143
Cactus
160
Hibiscus
166
Index
189
Copyright

Foundation Planting
90

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About the author (1994)

Derek Fell, a photographer and writer, is the author of more than fifty books, with more than 2.5 million copies in print, including "The Impressionist Garden, Renoir's Garden, Secrets of Monet's Garden, Impressionist Bouquets, " and "Van Gogh's Gardens." He has won more awards from the Garden Writers Association of America than any other writer and for six years he hosted the QVC garden show "Step-by-Step Gardening." He was born and educated in England and now lives in Pennsylvania.

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