The Art of Perennial Gardening Creative Ways with Hardy Flowers by Patrick Lima

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  • Gardening: plants,
  • Gardening / Horticulture,
  • Floriculture,
  • Home Gardening,
  • Gardening,
  • Gardening/Plants,
  • Perennials,
  • Garden Design,
  • Gardening / Flowers / Perennials,
  • Flower gardening,
  • Flowers - Perennials

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Book details

ContributionsJohn Scanlan (Photographer)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8568162M
ISBN 101552092194
ISBN 109781552092194

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Janu at PM. Any garden you invest in will increase the beauty, curb appeal, and value of your property. With a perennial garden (for both perennials for shade and perennials for sun) most of the work will be devoted to the initial landscaping and planting of the then on, with proper maintenance, you will have a fabulous garden that returns year after year.

Perennial Vegetables. Rhubarb needs quite a few chill hours and mainly grows in the north, officially in zones 7 and colder, as a fact, it grows wild in many areas. However, there are some who are growing it in zones 8 and 9 over winter as an annual.; Asparagus grows as a perennial in zones but I’m able to get a modest harvest in zone 9 by planting them where they get.

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Tiny, white flowers cover the bushy habit. Since this is in the mint family, the leaves carry a mint scent. Perfect for rock garden enthusiasts and herb gardens. Use in the landscape as you would Nepeta (Catmint).

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