The Well-Tended Perennial Garden: The Essential Guide to Planting and Pruning Techniques, Third Edition
This practical guide is lush with clear, step-by-step advice. -- Real Simple Whether you are a new gardener or a green thumb, The Well-Tended Perennial Garden is here to help you successfully plan, plant, and tend your garden. This hardworking guide includes thorough details on the essential practices of perennial care--included deadheading, pinching, and thinning--along with growing information for specific species and cultivars, on-trend garden design advice, a monthly planting and maintenance schedule, and details on native plants and gardening for wildlife. The Well-Tended Perennial Garden will be your ally in the quest for a beautiful, well-maintained garden.
From the Back Cover The Well-Tended Perennial Garden is the most thorough book on the essential practices of perennial care. Drawing on her years of expe­rience as an acclaimed horticultural designer, Tracy DiSabato-Aust offers tested, practical wisdom for creating a beautiful garden year-round. The A-to-Z encyclopedia clearly discusses the pruning and maintenance needs of the most useful perennial species. A month-by-month planting and maintenance schedule and invalu­able lists of plants for specific conditions give you everything you need to have a showplace garden with a minimum of time and effort. Generations of gardeners have found The Well-Tended Perennial Garden to be one of the most useful and frequently consulted books in their gardening libraries. This new, expanded edition promises to be an even more effective ally in your quest to create a beautiful, healthy, well-maintained perennial garden.