Taylor's Guide to Growing North America's
By Barbara W. Ellis
Whether you're a new gardener or an experienced one growing a new plant, you'll constantly refer to this book for:
More than 400 full-color plant identification photographs.
Individual entries on the most popular garden plants, covering 80 genera and hundreds of species, from tricky delphiniums to foolproof hostas, from roses to flowering dogwoods.
General entries on popular groups of plants--annuals, perennials, bulbs, ferns, ground covers, herbs, ornamental grasses, and wildflowers. Each general entry features complete information on care plus a mini-encyclopedia of the best garden plants in that category.
Site and soil recommendations, hardiness zones, and planting and spacing instruction for each plant.
A complete guide to year-round care, including watering, mulching, fertilizing, deadheading, dividing, pruning, and anything else a gardener needs to know about growing a particular plant.