Bookshelf: Regional Gardens (Canada) - West Coast:

Best Garden Plants for British Columbia
This handy guide is ideal for your next trip to the garden centre or nursery; small enough to carry but packed with the best plant varieties available for your garden. You’ll find recommendations for annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs, vines, roses, bulbs, and herbs, and ornamental grasses. This book combines beautiful photography with comprehensive information on selecting and caring for plants:

· habitat, height and spread

· information on soil, light and water

· tips on how to best to use the plant in your garden

· recommended species for the prairie garden

About the authors:

DON WILLIAMSON, who has turned a passion for gardening into his life's work, has a varied background in landscaping, golf course construction and management and now garden writing. He also has extensive experience in the design and construction of both annual and perennial beds in formal landscape settings. Don has a degree in applied horticultural technology and professional certificates in turf management.

MARIANNE BINETTI reaches over a million readers each week in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer with her syndicated garden column, which also is carried in 20 newspapers across Washington State. She contributes to several national magazines, including Better Homes and Gardens, Woman's Day and Flower and Garden. Marianne's light-hearted approach to gardening appeals to television and radio audiences as well. She has made a number of guest appearances on HGTV, the Discovery Channel and Gardening in America with Ed Hume. Marianne also is a popular speaker at garden centers and before horticulture societies throughout Washington and Oregon.

Author : Marianne Binetti & Don Williamson
ISBN : 155105504X
Publisher : Lone Pine Publishing
Sugg. Retail Price : $18.95
Available in Softcover
Number of Pages : 176

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