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Annuals for Every Purpose: Choose the Right Plants for Your Conditions, Your Garden, and Your Taste
Hot on the heels of the best-selling Perennials for Every Purpose, this new book has the same goal in mind-- to make growing annuals easier by presenting them in the way you use them in the garden. Whether you have a shady site or a cool climate or you want terrific annuals for beds or containers, you'll find more than 400 plants listed by their special feature rather than ...more
Paperback, 416 pages
Published August 23rd 2003 by Rodale Books
(first published 2002)
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Annuals for Every Purpose: Choose the Right Plants for Your Conditions, Your Garden, and Your Taste (A Rodale Organic Gardening Book)by Larry Hodgson (Rodale Books 2002). I can't describe how excited I was to learn that Larry Hodgson had written Annuals For Every Purpose, because his volume Perennials For Every Purpose is one of my most favorite gardening books. It stands to reason that a volume on Annuals would be much more limited by the subject matter, and this proved to be true. Nevertheless ...more
I don't know annuals as well as I should and this is a great way to start. I have lots of other books on or including annuals, but this is the most enjoyable - it has good picts, is organized by the plants' needs, and includes lots of useful tidbits.