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Reviews of Giant Perennials

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Author (1): Susan Berry

Hardcopy edition:
Publish date: March 2003
Published by: Firefly Books
List price: $29.95
ISBN Number: 1552977498

Softcopy edition:
Publish date: March 2003
Published by: Firefly Books
List price: $21.95
ISBN Number: 1552977129

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Positive slubberdegulion On Feb 7, 2005, slubberdegulion wrote:

I stumbled across this book more than a year ago and had to have it. Although not an exhaustive reference book, it does cover a fair bit of ground. The pictures of the plants are lovely and most show the plants in a setting, which is helpful for seeing scale. Also, the plants are described in general (as genera) with a focus (naturally) on the larger specimens. Zone ranges, height and width, amount of prefered light, and season of bloom or foliage interest are also given.
I dicovered a good many plants in this book, thought twice about a few plants I had wanted to try (for which I'm thankful), and found good info on what I could do to improve the lot of the plants I already had that I read about in this book.

Positive BUFFY690 On Feb 3, 2005, BUFFY690 wrote:

The name of the book describes perfectly the contents - all the plant are 5 ft or above for the gardener that wants some really BIG (GIANT) impact in their garden, it is a good reference book with tips and suggestions for plants in different areas.


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