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The Plant Lover's Guide to Hardy Geraniums

By Robin Parer

Hardy geraniums are a staple in the garden and are among the best-loved and most widely grown plants. The Plant Lover’s Guide to Hardy Geraniums, by nursery owner Robin Parer, highlights 140 of the best species and cultivars. Featuring information on growth, care, and design, along with suggested companion plants and hundreds of gorgeous color photographs, it covers everything a home gardener needs to introduce these delightful plants into their garden.

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“Packed with expert advice on cultivating hardy geraniums, this detailed study is accessible while being truly comprehensive.” —Marie Claire Maison

“A useful reference for both beginners and enthusiasts, and the photography will appeal to all.” —The Garden Magazine

“Robin Parer, a Californian nurserywoman who specialises in hardy geraniums, separates out  those suited to the rock garden, to shade and for border use. Each picture is accompanied by information, such as hardiness zone, the size, light requirements, propagation and its uses in garden design. . . . Parer has done an excellent job here.” —Gardens Illustrated best book of the year

“Whether you’re looking for a groundcover, a shade-lover, a rock-garden specimen, or a border beauty, you’ll find it here, along with expert advice on cultivation, design, and propagation.” —Michigan Gardener
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The Plant Lover’s Guides
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April 20, 2016