This title helps you brighten up your garden with vibrant flowers and foliage, with 120 beautiful photographs. You can discover the versatility and range of annual plants for every place in your garden, from beds to window boxes. You can make the most of continuously beautiful blooms, leaves and stems throughout every season of the year. You can enjoy stunning, healthy plants - from asters and geraniums to poppies and sunflowers - with advice on making the best choices, planting and maintenance. It features an at-a-glance reference chart giving plant descriptions and a guide to annuals' common names. The wonderful benefit of annuals is their ability to transform the garden almost immediately after planting. This handy book is an instant guide to the wide variety of annuals, biennials and tender perennials that have vibrant flowers and foliage, with suggestions suitable for every season and garden location. There is also advice on using different shades and tones to achieve eye-catching effects, from stunning reds and oranges to cool blues and creams. Packed with invaluable practical information, from sowing your own seeds to maintaining plants, and illustrated with 120 wonderful photographs, this is the perfect handbook for gardeners who want reliable results.
Richard Bird is a highly respected horticultural expert and gardening author. His many books include Essential Plants for the Garden and The Illustrated Practical Encyclopedia of Pruning, Training & Topiary (both Lorenz Books).