Spectacular Plant Combinations for the Perennial Garden
Spectacular Plant Combinations for the Perennial Garden, uncovers the colours, shapes and design techniques behind the winning plant combinations that have been drawing visitors to her award winning botanical garden and organic perennial nursery, Plant Paradise Country Gardens™. Creating spectacular plant combinations can be a daunting task for many gardeners. Lorraine’s wealth of knowledge and experience provides you with the skills to succeed confidently. She approaches gardening from an artist’s perspective, introducing you to the fundamentals of colour, flower form, leaf shape and texture. In Spectacular Plant Combinations for the Perennial Garden, you will learn how to plan your sun or shade garden using plants of varying heights, flower shapes and blooming seasons. There are a hundred spectacular plant combinations for sun and shade photographed on location in the botanical gardens at Plant Paradise Country Gardens™ to inspire your gardening creativity.
About the Author
Lorraine Roberts is a lifelong organic gardener, environmental advocate and educator for sustainable organic gardening methods. She is also a horticulturist, 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 thousands of perennials they grow and sell at Plant Paradise Country Gardens.