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- DescriptionPlanning a spectacular perennial garden just got easier! Forget the time-consuming research needed to determine if one short, spreading flower will look good with a tall, stately grass. Plants woman Nancy J. Ondra has spent 30 years experimenting with plant combinations, and she shares her one-plant-at-a-time approach for choosing plant partners. By focusing first on one perennial and its attributes, gardeners can select companion plants that complement it to create an endless number of groupings with eye-catching colour combinations, dramatic textural displays, and stunning seasonal effects. The Perennial Matchmaker features 90 individual perennial profiles,300 exquisite photographs of plant partnerships, and Ondra's insight into thearray of plants, including annuals, bulbs, grasses, shrubs, and other perennials that make great combinations. Each profile features dozens of ideas for pairings, the reasons why the pairings will work, and region specific choices. Whether the reader is just starting with perennials or is a long time gardener who wants to elevate plantings for a more cohesive look, The Perennial Matchmaker is the go to guide for creating stunning plant medleys. And the matchmaker angle is easy to understand. It's a favourite perennial looking for friends.
- Author BiographyNancy J. Ondra is the author or coauthor of more than a dozen gardening books. She grows a wide variety of ornamental and edible plants at Hayefield, her 4-acre homestead in Bucks County, PA.
- Author(s)Nancy J. Ondra
- PublisherRodale Press Inc.
- Date of Publication21/04/2016
- Place of PublicationEmmaus
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintRodale Press Inc.
- Content Note300 colour photographs
- Weight816 g
- Width190 mm
- Height231 mm
- Spine21 mm
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