A Growing Guide for Easy, Colorful GardensBook - 1998
Perennials are faithful and forgiving plants that are the backbone of any flower garden. Burpee Basics: Perennials focuses on how to grow the easiest varieties, and provides detailed plant portraits for 75 of the most popular perennials, rating each one on a trowel scale of 1 to 3 trowels for ease in growing and maintenance. The book is jam-packed with practical information and tips on everything from using color in the garden and assembling a tool kit, to organic gardening, solutions to common mistakes, and pest control. Readers can refer to 7 simple watercolor garden designs for guidance in creating a spring border, moon gardens, and more.
Publisher: New York, NY : Macmillan USA, c1998.
Characteristics: xiii, 193 p. :,ill. (some col.), col. map ;,23 cm.
Alternative Title: Burpee