|Tony Lord & Andrew Lawson|
|Pages/Publication Date:||464 / 2008|
What goes with a hydrangea? All gardeners have favorite plants, but it's easy to be stumped by which plants to put beside those favorites. Here Tony Lord helps newer gardeners to learn the principles of mixing and matching color, texture, form, and foliage, while more experienced gardeners can use this book as inspiration to create new combinations. This sturdy reference guide includes descriptions, information on ideal growing conditions, and color photographs of more than 1,000 flowers, vines, trees, and shrubs, with multiple options for finding "perfect partners" for your plants. Lord also profiles acclaimed garden designers, and offers tips on developing your own style.