The Well-tended Perennial Garden

The Well-tended Perennial Garden

Planting & Pruning Techniques

Book - 2006
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With more than 130,000 copies sold since its original publication, The Well-Tended Perennial Garden has proven itself to be one of the most useful tools a gardener can have. Now, this new, expanded edition promises to be an even more effective ally in your quest to create a beautiful, healthy, well-maintained perennial garden.

With more than 180,000 copies sold since its original publication, The Well-Tended Perennial Garden has proven itself to be one of the most useful tools a gardener can have. Now, in this expanded edition, there's even more to learn from and enjoy.

This is the first, and still the most thorough, book to detail essential practices of perennial care such as deadheading, pinching, cutting back, thinning, disbudding, and deadleafing, all of which are thoroughly explained and illustrated. More than 200 new color photographs have been added to this revised edition, showing perennials in various border situations and providing images for each of the entries in the A-to-Z encyclopedia of important perennial species. In addition, there is a new 32-page journal section, in which you can enter details, notes, and observations about the requirements and performance of perennials in your own garden.

Thousands of readers have commented that The Well-Tended Perennial Garden is 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.


Baker & Taylor
With more than 130,000 copies sold since its original publication, The Well-Tended Perennial Garden has proven itself to be one of the most useful tools a gardener can have. Now, this new, expanded edition promises to be an even more effective ally in your quest to create a beautiful, healthy, well-maintained perennial garden.

Book News
The revised edition of this outstanding guide contains many new photos and the addition of a 30-page maintenance journal for readers to keep notes on the plants in their gardens. The volume consists of two main parts; an initial section on the planting, maintenance, and pruning of perennials, and an A-Z encyclopedia of perennials with a color photo of each. Appendices contain information on ornamental grasses, a planting and maintenance schedule, pruning and maintenance requirements by perennial type, a glossary, and a bibliography. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2006
Edition: Expanded ed
ISBN: 9780881928037
0881928038
Branch Call Number: 635.932 D63w, 2006
Characteristics: 383 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), map ; 28 cm

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moirajames
Feb 26, 2017

best book on extending the flowering of your perennials

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ClaireM_W
Oct 03, 2013

A superb reference, well organized, & with invaluable month by month 'to dos' and great lists.

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mariaf
Dec 05, 2010

This book had very useful tips for those of use beginning a great garden. Her tips on soil is invaluable.

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