A resource guide for keeping a garden in bloom year-round. A compilation of expert gardener Steve Whysall`s best columns from the past 15 years, Vancouver Sun`s Best Plant Picks will keep a garden flo
A resource guide for keeping a garden in bloom year-round. A compilation of expert gardener Steve Whysall`s best columns from the past 15 years, Vancouver Sun`s Best Plant Picks will keep a garden flowering throughout the year. In easy-to-follow sections, Whysall shares his wealth of horticultural knowledge on everything from describing a plant`s distinctive features to creating the best conditions for making a garden thrive. Vancouver Sun`s Plant Picks not only presents gardening options for every season, but also provides a comprehensive guide for gardeners who want to learn more about their plants. The book offers a wealth of practical information alongside fascinating trivia. Vancouver Sun`s Plant Picks is focused on plants suitable for coastal gardens in the Pacific Northwest. It features both common and unique flowering garden plants for every month of the year, including: Winter jasmine (February) Camas lily (April) Silk tree (July) Camellia sasanqua `Midnight Lover` (November) . Written in a lively style by an expert and popular author, Vancouver Sun`s Plant Picks will keep a garden flowering, rain or shine.
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Steve Whysall is a Vancouver-based writer and author of 100 Best Plants for the Coastal Garden, 100 Best Plants for the Ontario Garden and The Blooming Great Gardening Book. He has written a regular plant feature in the Vancouver Sun for the past 15 years.