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Time-tested plants : thirty years in a four-season garden

Author: Pamela Harper
Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2000.
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"In this book, Pamela Harper takes us on a walk through thirty years of gardening in good conditions and bad; season by season, she unsentimentally describes the plants that did not live up to expectations, as well as those that exceeded all hopes. Above all, she focuses her attentions on those trees, shrubs, and perennials that have earned her trust and affection for a decade or more - plants that have stood the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Harper, Pamela.
Time-tested plants.
Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2000
(OCoLC)904220454
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pamela Harper
ISBN: 0881924865 9780881924862
OCLC Number: 43552665
Description: 351 pages : color illustrations ; 22 x 27 cm
Contents: Spring. Bulbs. Trees. Shrubs. Vines. Early Spring Perennials. Late Spring Perennials --
Summer. Foliage. Grasses and Ferns. Early Summer Flowers. High Summer Stalwarts. Annuals. Beauties of the Night --
Autumn and Winter. Autumn Flowers and Berries. Transition to Winter. Winter Berries. Winter Bark. Winter Flowers. Broadleaf Evergreens and Conifers --
Finale: Transition to Spring --
Hardiness Zone Maps.
Responsibility: Pamela J. Harper.

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In this remarkable collection, Harper takes readers on a walk through 30 years of gardening in good conditions and bad. Season by season she unsentimentally describes the plants that did not live up  Read more...

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