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Reviews of Month-to-Month Perennial and Shrub Maintenance Chart for the Mid-Atlantic Region

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Author (1): Nancy A. Burns
Author (2): Poss Tarpley
Author (3): Evalee B. Ciuca, Dani Klorig, Billie Trump and Kelva Frailey

Softcopy edition:
Publish date: April 2008
Published by: Nancy Burns
List price: $14
ISBN Number: 9781605859972


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From the author:
A comprehensive distillation of gardening information for Mid-Atlantic zones 6a to 7b, organized in an easy-to-use format! With 12 months across the top of this 44-page, 8.5" x 11" Chart and 104 perennials and 65 shrubs going down the left side, readers will find month-to-month information on when and how the plant should be pruned, info on whether the shrub blooms on new or old wood, when to divide, types and timing of fertilizer, deadheading advice (and if it produces secondary flowering), Native plants, pH preference, flowering time, winter interest, type of soil preference with moisture, light and zone ranges, cross-index of Latin and common plant names, plant specific comments, Key on each page, USDA Hardiness Zone Map, some of the newer thinking on plant needs and care. Jesse Moore

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Positive Pinkle On May 11, 2008, Pinkle wrote:

Lots of plants that I have in my garden were in this book. I was able to find information I needed and ordered some copies for friends from

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