The Perennial Matchmaker PDF/EPUB Ú The Perennial


The Perennial Matchmaker Want foolproof ideas for pairing favorite perennials with an array of harmonious plant partners but don’t know where to start Plantswoman Nancy J Ondra helps you to jump start your perennial garden with her one plant at a time approach for choosing plant partners Having spent than 30 years growing and experimenting with perennials and plant combinations Ondra shares her extensive experience in this in depth guide to eye catching color combinations dramatic textural displays and stunning seasonal effects The Perennial Matchmaker features 80 individual perennial profiles close to 400 exuisite photographs of plant partnerships and Ondra’s insight into the wide array of plants that make great combinations including annuals bulbs grasses shrubs and other perennials Each plant profile gives dozens of ideas and suggestions for pairings including region specific choices Ondra’s top choice perfect match and an at a glance summary of the best color partnersWhether you are just dreaming of your first perennial garden or are a long time gardener who wants to elevate plantings for a cohesive and exciting look The Perennial Matchmaker is your go to guide for creating stunning plant medleys Goodreads winThis is a wonderful book I love flowers and have always been horrible had matching them together This book will be a big help The book is filled with photographs The writing is well done and most of everything written in the book makes things easier to understand A very great book and very helpful It is so worth it Author seemed to have a good sense of humor and lots of years of practice and knowledge Photos were large and beautiful and showed many uniue and creative planting arrangements I mostly just perused this book and looked at the pictures for ideas I'm putting it on my Goodreads list to remind myself to go back to it once I get the foundation for a flower garden in place in my yard I received a copy of this book in a Goodreads giveawayIf you've ever wanted to know how to make your garden look like the kind you'd see in a magazine The Perennial Matchmaker is definitely a book you'll want to read With its full colour photographs and simple yet effective guiding text it tells readers how to combine numerous types of flowers into beautiful arrangements This is a really helpful and informative book and I'd recommend it to anyone who likes gardening The timing for this selection was helpful for my purchases this spring Each selection is listed alphabetically with a thorough synopsis on the plant and its growing season healthy soil water and sun needs and selections that show off the best attributes of the perennial The most interesting information for me was the selection of complimentary plants I will have to add plants but may also be able to transplant my own perennials to another location for optimum beauty The book includes blooms grasses and bulbs Very helpful arranging an eye appealing presentation with ground cover blooms grasses bushes and spacing knowhow

  • Paperback
  • 352 pages
  • The Perennial Matchmaker
  • Nancy J. Ondra
  • 07 October 2016
  • 9781623365387

About the Author: Nancy J. Ondra

I garden at Hayefield in Bucks County Pennsylvania Now in its 16th year Hayefield includes about two acres of managed meadow one acre of pasture and one acre of intensively planted garden and open shrubbery areasI earned a BS degree in Agronomy and Environmental Science from Delaware Valley College of Science and Agriculture in Doylestown Pennsylvania then worked as a Senior Associate Ed


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