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Perennials: Designing, Choosing, and Maintaining Easy-Care Plantings

The Armchair Gardener weighs in on the latest perennial book pick

Perennials: Designing, Choosing, and Maintaining Easy-Care Plantings

Sally Roth and Jane Courtier, The Reader’s Digest Association, Inc., $36.94

The first half of this book deals with how to design your garden using perennials (sections include colour and foliage effects as well as height, shape and texture), selecting the right plants for your specific conditions and how to care for perennials.

The second half is an A to Z of popular, easy-care garden plants with cultural information, lists of possible plant partners and lots of good photos. 

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