A Recipe for Continuous Bloom
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Continuous bloom in the perennial garden is achievable with the right plant choices and this gardening book is your best guide to getting there. Artistically complied and easy to use. A Recipe for Continuous Bloom was created to provide a starting point to build a garden of continuous bloom. The month-by-month format helps plan and fill the voids in your garden. With many years of growing perennials in the botanical gardens at Plant Paradise Country Gardens, Lorraine Roberts has featured 287 perennials – each with its own page and beautiful colour photograph. Included is information on the growing zone, length of bloom, height, width, light, and soil conditions. There are separate sections for sun and shade perennials. A bonus section includes a plant guide/list for plants that attract butterflies, drought tolerant perennials, perennials for sun, plants that attract hummingbirds, long blooming perennials, North American native plants, moisture tolerant perennials, plants that attract beneficial insects, great foliage plants, perennials for cut flowers, and deer resistant perennials. Lorraine demonstrates how you can bring colour and style into your own garden from spring until fall with a fascinating variety of perennials.
About the Author
Lorraine Roberts is a lifelong organic gardener, environmental advocate and educator for sustainable organic gardening methods. She is also a perennial expert, garden designer, photographer and author of two books. Lorraine and her husband Robert, are the creators and owners of the multi-award winning botanical garden, organic perennial nursery and retail garden centre - Plant Paradise Country Gardens™ located in Caledon, Ontario, Canada. Every spring you'll find Lorraine in the greenhouse potting the perennials she grows and sells for members of The Gardener's Club at Plant Paradise Country Gardens.