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Prentice Hall, Jan 1, 1991 - Annuals - 96 pages
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America's gardening authority for more than a century introduces a new series for the home gardener an invaluable reference for beginning and experienced gardeners alike Annuals Features:Detailed descriptions of more than 70 outstanding annuals, including recommended varieties and tips for design, color, and companion plantingComplete cultural information, advice on soil preparation, scores of tips, and essential information on both new and old-fashioned annual favoritesA superb "plant portrait" section every annual explained and fully illustrated with many entries showing multiple photos to distinguish confusing varietiesSpecial chapters include "Designing an Annual Garden," "The Annual Planting and Growing Guide" and moreEach volume in the Burpee American Gardening Series features:Environmentally sound and organic gardening practicesThe authoritative review of Burpee's staff of horticulturists and plant breedersA full chapter devoted to questions most frequently asked of Burpee's Customer Service, with in-depth answersDown-to-earth, easy-to-follow adviceThorough cross-referencing with Latin and common names for easy useFabulous color photography throughoutThe newly revised USDA Plant Hardiness Map of the United StatesA Selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club

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SUZY BALES is a contributing editor at Better Homes and Gardens and the author of Suzy Bales’ Down to Earth Gardener. She divides her time between Manhattan and Oyster Bay on Long Island, where she maintains her extensive gardens.

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