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Best Garden Plants for British Columbia    by Marianne Binetti & Don Williamson order for
Best Garden Plants for British Columbia
by Marianne Binetti
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Lone Pine, 2005 (2005)
* * *   Reviewed by Martina Bexte

If you're a novice British Columbia gardener and need some practical and expert advice on the types of plants to choose for your garden projects then look no further than Best Garden Plants for British Columbia.

Colour coded sections examine annuals, perennials, trees and shrubs, roses, vines, bulbs, herbs and ornamental grasses, ferns and other assorted foliage plants that are guaranteed to do well in the milder British Columbia growing zones. Profiles of over 300 plants list characteristics like height and spread, best planting location, information on soil, light, and watering requirements, as well as generalized growing tips. There are plenty of colour photographs. The introduction also features helpful advice by experts, Binetti and Williamson, whose horticultural knowledge is extensive. They discuss planting basics, the difference between annuals and perennials, and general information about roses, vines, shrubs, bulbs and the growing popularity of ornamental grasses.

Best Garden Plants for British Columbia is another comprehensive and colorful guide - an essential tool for gardening success.

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