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Northern Gardener Perennials That Survive and Thrive

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ISBN-10: 1550175785

ISBN-13: 9781550175783

Edition: 2012

Authors: Barbara Rayment, Darwin Paton

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This can be challenging gardening, replete with hot, dry summers and freezing winters, acidic soils, moose, mice, bears and bugs. Rather than fighting nature by trying to raise plants unsuited for a northern climate, master gardener Barbara Rayment, who has grown--and in some cases killed--nearly all of the plants in this book, helps readers get maximum results with minimum effort by selecting the right plants for their conditions. There are literally thousands of beautiful, interesting and garden-worthy perennials perfectly suited to northern conditions. Rayment moves beyond zone ratings, categorizing plants by habitat type and offering pragmatic advice on topics like watering, soil and…    
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Book details

List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Harbour Publishing Company, Limited
Publication date: 5/9/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Barbara Rayment has lived and gardened from one coast to the other and now lives in Prince George, BC, where she runs Birch Creek Nursery. A passion for experimentation, along with long winters devoted to reading and research, has placed Barbara at the forefront of contemporary northern gardening experts.

Originally from the Shuswap, photographer Darwin Paton moved to Prince George, BC, in 1983. He is also a conservationist, outdoorsman and alpine hiker. He has participated in numerous group exhibits and solo exhibitions.

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Habitat Gardening
Bog
Forest Floor
Herb Garden
Meadow
Pond & Water
Prairie
Rain Garden
Rockery
Woodland
From Habitat to Garden
A to Z of Perennial Gardening in the North
Bibliography
Index