Rodale's Illustrated Encyclopedia of Perennials

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Rodale Press, 1993 - Gardening - 533 pages
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At last, a perennial encyclopedia that gardeners can really use--not just look at. It presents 161 major perennial entries, plus hundreds of species and cultivars, all described in detail in the encyclopedia section with complete growing and landscaping information. Charts and tables provide current information on every aspect of perennial gardening--all chemical free. Photos and illustrations, many in color.

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I love this book! If you want to garden, especially if you're just learning, buy this book. Read full review

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About the author (1993)

Ellen Phillips is a writer and editor whose cottage home, Hawk's Haven, is in the midst of beautiful Pennsylvania farm country. Whether in a dorm, apartment, duplex, or single home, she has never had enough room for her many collections, and, as a result, has become an expert at creating an appearance of spaciousness while still displaying her beloved "stuff.

Ellen Phillips holds a master's degree in horticulture and is executive editor of Rodale garden books. A lifelong gardener, she lives in Southeastern Pennsylvania. C. Colston Burrell, garden designer, photographer and author of the award-winning "A Gardener's Encyclopedia of Wildflowers," was curator of native plants at the U.S. National Arboretum and currently operates his own landscape design firm. He lives in Free Union, Virginia.

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