The Ultimate Flower Gardener's Guide: How to Combine Shape, Color, and Texture to Create the Garden of Your Dreams

The Ultimate Flower Gardener's Guide: How to Combine Shape, Color, and Texture to Create the Garden of Your Dreams

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"Full of practical insights, ideas, and inspiration to help you grow the flower-packed garden of your dreams."--Greg Loades, author of The Modern Cottage Garden

The colors, shapes, and scents of flowers are as ravishing to the senses as to the soul. But it's all too easy get things wrong: colors that clash, flowers that bloom at the wrong time, plants that fail to thrive. Enter The Ultimate Flower Gardener's Guide by expert gardener Jenny Rose Carey. She tells you exactly how to get started, how to combine plants for the most spectacular effects, and how to keep your garden going from year to year. Whether you're interested in dramatic color combinations, how best to use a favorite flower, or how to create a garden for a specific purpose, such as nourishing pollinators, you'll find the answers in this friendly, information-packed book. As Jenny herself says, "Don't be afraid--just have a go!"

Author: Jenny Rose Carey
Publisher: Timber Press (OR)
Published: 07/05/2022
Pages: 364
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 2.46lbs
Size: 9.97h x 8.07w x 0.76d
ISBN: 9781643260389

Review Citation(s):
Publishers Weekly 05/02/2022
Booklist 06/01/2022 pg. 10

About the Author
Jenny Rose Carey is a renowned gardener, educator, historian, and author, and the senior director at the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's Meadowbrook Farm in Jenkintown. She previously worked at Temple University for over a decade, first as an adjunct professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture and then as director of the Ambler Arboretum. Jenny is an avid, hands-on gardener who has gardened in both England and the United States. Her Victorian property, Northview, contains diverse garden spaces, including a shade garden, moss garden, and a stumpery. Jenny Rose and her gardens have been featured on the PBS series The Victory Garden, in the Wall Street Journal, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and more.