Stunning flower gardens that bloom through the seasons depend on the artful combination of annuals, perennials, and bulbs. In this book, Anne Halpin shows you how to grow these plants and gives foolproof design techniques for any landscape. The extensive section on using color in the garden can guide you through the tricky process of plant placement and selection. Practical techniques are emphasized too. You will learn how to care for soil, start plants from seeds, grow and care for plants in containers, and maintain your plants and gardens. Sections on dividing plants, lifting bulbs, saving seeds, forcing bulbs for indoor winter flowers, and preparing the garden for winter are also included. In this lavishly illustrated book, you will find: Over 40 step-by-step photo sequences to guide you through essential gardening tasks In-depth profiles of 125 favorite garden plants 600 photographs, many illustrating common gardening techniques More than 50 watercolors Lavish photographs show the plants in garden settings, as well as by themselves Topics include seed-saving and forcing bulbs for winter as well as seed starting, routine care, and propagation techniques Design information helps you plan gardens that hold color and interest through the season Softcover, 208 Pages, Published 2001
- Dewey Decimal: 635
- Physical Description: 9.1"x10.0"x0.6"; 2.0 lb; 208 pages
- Edition Info: Paperback; 2001-01
- Home & Garden -- Gardening & Horticulture -- Flowers -- Annuals
- Home & Garden -- Gardening & Horticulture -- Flowers -- Bulbs
- Home & Garden -- Gardening & Horticulture -- Flowers -- Perennials
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