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Enhance your home and yard with beautiful perennial plants and flowers that come back year after year!

Whether you want to have beautiful plants that are easy to maintain, grow delicious vegetables and beautiful flowers, or create your own plant paradise inside and outside of your home, this audiobook will guide you through everything you need to know.

Perennials are a great investment in your future.

These long-lived plants are almost ridiculously easy to grow! Follow plant-specific instructions that include choosing the best site, preparing the soil, proper planting depth and spacing, optimal feeding, pruning, and training, as well as long-term maintenance. With an hour or two of work plus minimal follow-up care, you can create a landscape you can enjoy for many years to come.

Is your yard dull and nondescript? Wish you could grow something great in those shady areas?

Perennials can open up a world of possibilities. From soil-hugging ground cover, to lofty swaying grasses, you are sure to find the right plant to meet your needs for landscape management, dramatic color, and privacy. Regardless of your climate or the makeup of your soil, you will find perennials that will grow in a variety of colors, shapes, and sizes.

No need to copy the neighbors, plant something unique.

Express yourself by adopting plants that accurately reflect your personality. Imagine stepping outside in the morning and being greeted by your favorite colors, smiling up at you from amidst richly textured foliage. Now that's the way to start your day!

Create your own low-maintenance plant paradise: Get this audiobook now!

©2017 Susan Hollister (P)2017 Susan Hollister

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Very detailed information

I really learnt a lot from this book! I am totally new to gardening so I really appreciated how detailed and informative it is. It teaches you how to plant and maintain a variety of shrubs and how to make them thrive.
I really enjoyed the section about therapeutic gardens and planting shrubs with soothing properties as I really want to create a relaxing space. This book opened my eyes to a whole new world of possibilities and creative ideas to maximise my garden space. I'm very excited to get started!

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Perennial gardening - stunning garden for ever!

‘Perennial Gardening’ by Susan Hollister is a worth to read guide about many different kind of bulbs, flowers, herbs and vegetables. They are very valuable plants but also need to be properly maintained. Susan shows how to looking after your plants to have wonderful garden year by year.
I especially love hostas with beautiful, rich leaves but I just hate when slugs eaten them. I don’t try to spread sand around it, but it looks simple and more natural than blue pellets that I really afraid because kids and animals can accidentally taste.
Also I never know that I shouldn’t cut dried steams of tulips as they may never grow again.So I won’t do it anymore.
Susan gives very practical advices also what to do with perennial herbs, how to cut them and what are they favourite position. I love natural medicine so always have herbs in my garden but sometimes they just too poor and have insects on them. I am looking for more audiobooks by Susan Hollister about gardening and how to naturally prevent plants from aphides, slugs and others insects.
I just can’t wait for spring time to prepare my garden that will be even more excited with Susan’s audio book that are well-narrated.

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Excellent guide for perennial gardening

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This book is a great guide to help you improve your perennial gardening skills. It is crammed full of useful tips on gardening, so make sure you write your notes. I adore lilies and enjoyed listening all about how to plant them, and I also discovered some great tips to harvest blueberries. If you are thinking of growing vegetables or plants this book will be a great help as it will tell you before you start what you need to know. You will learn about many varieties of plants, vegetables, and flowers such as Egyptian onions, mint, Lilly of the Valley – plenty to choose from! Finally, you will find useful tips on perennial care and choosing the right gardening tools.

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  • kegpiece
  • 18-01-18

Very Informative

I learnt so much from this book! It is so detailed and extremely informative. It teaches you how to plant and maintain a variety of shrubs and the benefits of each one.
I really enjoyed the section about therapeutic gardens and planting shrubs with soothing properties. I also loves learning about how to make your garden wildlife friendly. It opened my eyes to a whole new world of possibilities and creative ideas to maximize my garden space. I'm very excited to get started!

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  • HopSez
  • 21-02-18

Dreaming of Perennials

Where I'm living, it's winter now, the perfect time to plan next year's perennial garden. I loved listening to this book, with its down-to-earth assessment of the different types of beds and clear descriptions of the conditions under which each plant will thrive. I'm now well prepared to prevent damage from pests and ward off blight. I thoroughly enjoyed learning the names and characteristics of each plant. I like how the book is grouped by type of plant; it makes is so much easier to get to know how to take care of them! Well read!

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  • Hilda
  • 05-08-18

Perennial Gardening Just Got Better!

Perennial gardening book has helped me discover a whole world of perennials I can introduce into my yard to enhance its beauty. I have learnt that I can use perennial for therapeutic purposes such as improving my overall mood,sharpening my attentiveness and healing some illnesses. An example is Lavender which help relax and refresh the mind. The best part about this book is that it contains proven steps and strategies on how to properly design a perennial garden and to sustain thriving perennial displays on my property. This book has also assisted me in discovering the benefits of planting perennials and the planning instructions which are easy to follow. This was indeed a nice read and an eye opener. I would recommend this book to everyone out there. Kudos Susan!

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  • J. GOLEMBIEWSKI
  • 02-08-18

An Amazing Gardening Guide To Perennials

I would have never imagined I would gain so much information from this book! Highlighting almost every detail you need to successfully grown perennials, this book is a good roadmap to certain plants, understanding their purpose and how to care for them. This book was written with a lot of care. I never would have known there were so many perennials! Something I love about Susan’s work is how she never forgets to mention a single detail. She even includes how different flowers are therapeutic. This book expanded my knowledge on gardening and I will keep it around for reference and later use!

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  • Harry
  • 30-07-18

Perennial Gardening for All

Perennial Gardening is great for all kinds of gardeners of all skill levels. Hollister explains clearly how you can grow long-lasting and healthy plants with just a few hours of work. She explains the benefits of perennial gardening and how it can be easy to maintain. This is a great guide for any gardener who wants to enhance his or her garden.

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  • Joshua D. J.
  • 02-08-17

The benefits of Perennial Gardening Explained.

The book does an amazing job at explaining how to plant each type of food in the garden, how it grows and the benefits of the nutrients that the roots of the plants put inside of the soil. I enjoy the information about planting onions and regulation the dandelion flower to reap the benefits of the amount of nutrients inside of them. I didn't even know there was a benefit of making them into a salad and if you want to know about more plants and their nutrition this is also helpful. This book also shows the benefits of using compost and growing your own food to have this pesticide free source of food. There’s useful techniques inside of here as well to remove pests.