Caring for Perennials (Paperback)

What to Do and When to Do it

By Janet Macunovich

Storey Publishing, LLC, 9780882669571, 200pp.

Publication Date: January 3, 1997

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Description

Enjoy a spectacular perennial garden without spending endless hours toiling in the dirt. Janet Macunovich shares her time-saving gardening techniques that will have you growing thriving perennials while averaging just one hour of maintenance work per month for every 100 square feet of garden. Stressing the importance of prioritizing, planning ahead, and keeping accurate records, Macunovich provides a month-by-month schedule of the most essential garden tasks. With less time spent working in your garden, you’ll have more time to spend admiring its beauty. 


About the Author

Author of several books on gardening, including Easy Landscape Design, Easy Garden Design, and the all-time favorite, Caring for Perennials, Janet Macunovich owns a landscape and design company called Perennial Favorites. A garden designer and lecturer, she also teaches classes in garden design and maintenance techniques in Michigan, where she lives and has been called "the lady with the flower house, the one with no lawn." Janet has taught at Cranbrook House and Garden Auxiliary, Detroit Garden Center, Perennial Plant Association, and Matthaei Botanical Gardens. She has been a featured presenter of such workshops as "One-Hour Month Gardening" for over 18 years, averaging 1,000 students per year. Janet's weekly gardening column appears in the Detroit News and she also shares her knowledge through radio programs in the Michigan area on a regular basis.