Annuals, Perennials & Bulbs for Your Home: Designing, Planting & Maintaining Your Flower Garden (Gardening)

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9781580115629: Annuals, Perennials & Bulbs for Your Home: Designing, Planting & Maintaining Your Flower Garden (Gardening)

Stunning flower gardens that bloom through the seasons depend on the artful combination of annuals, perennials, and bulbs.

In this lavishly illustrated book, Anne Halpin shows you how to grow these plants and gives foolproof design techniques for any landscape. The extensive section on using color in the garden can guide you through the tricky process of plant placement and selection. Practical techniques are emphasized, too.

You will learn how to care for soil, start plants from seeds, grow and care for plants in containers, and maintain plants and gardens.

Sections on dividing plants, lifting bulbs, and saving seeds are also included.

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A stunning flower garden that blooms throughout the seasons depends on the artful combination of annuals, perennials, and bulbs. This book shows you how to grow plants from the “great garden triumvirate” and provides foolproof design techniques for any garden or landscape.

            · How to care for the soil and start plants from seeds

            · Advice on growing and caring for plants in containers

            · How to maintain your plants and gardens

            · Tips on saving annual seeds, dividing perennial plants, and lifting bulbs

            · Information on forcing bulbs for indoor winter flowering

            · How to prepare the annual, perennial, bulb garden for winter

            · Over 40 step-by-step photo sequences

            · 600 photographs, many illustrating garden tips and techniques

About the Author:

Creative Homeowner is a leading and trusted source for the best information, inspiration, and instruction related to the house and home.

Creative Homeowner is the preeminent publisher of books on all aspects of decorating and design; home repair and improvement; house plans; gardening and landscaping; and grilling. Creative Homeowner's books stand out from other publications with their complete and easy-to-follow instructions, up-to-date information, and extensive use of color photography.

Among its best-selling titles are Ultimate Guide to Home Repair and Improvement, Updated Edition; Ultimate Guide: Plumbing, 4th Updated Edition; and Ultimate Guide: Wiring, 8th Updated Edition.

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