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Perennials and Their Garden Habitats

Out of Print

By: R Hansen and F Stahl

450 pages, 32 col plates, b/w illus

Cambridge University Press

Hardback | Apr 1993 | Edition: 4 | #17585 | ISBN: 0521351944
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About this book

Originally published by Ulmer Press.

' ! an extremely useful reference work, well-researched ! of great value to the gardener - amateur or professional.' Society of Garden Designers


Contents

Preface; Introduction; Perennials in cultivation; The right place for the right perennial; The design of perennial plantings; Planting perennials; The maintenance of perennial plantings; Perennials in their garden habitats; 1. Woodland; 2. Woodland edge; 3. Open ground; 4. Rock gardens; 5. Border perennials; 6. Water's edge and marsh; 7. Water; Source material; Index of botanical names; Index of English names; Picture credits.

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