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Saving container plants : overwintering techniques for keeping tender plants alive year after year

McGowan, Brian 1952- (Author). McGowan, Alice. (Added Author).

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Kirtland Community College Library SB 418 .M346 2014 30775305478555 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781612123615 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1612123619 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781612123622 (ebook)
  • ISBN: 1612123627 (ebook)
  • Physical Description: print
    124 pages : illustrations ; 17 cm.
  • Publisher: North Adams, MA : Storey Publishing, 2014.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: What is a tender perennial? -- Selecting which plants to keep -- Why grow tenders? -- Overwintering 101 -- Sunny & warm -- Cool & bright -- Dark & damp -- Dark & dry -- The importance of temperature -- Setting up your site -- Preventing pest problems -- Specific pests and diseases -- Spring: the transition -- Storing plants outdoors -- Quick tips for overwintering.
Summary, etc.: This Storey Basics guide offers simple techniques for overwintering a variety of common tender perennial plants, based on what kind of dormancy the plants go through in their native environment.
Subject: Container gardening
Perennials
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