Description from Marjorie Harris
A classic on perennials for northern gardens. The books is divided into general climate zones and illustrates what can be used successfully in each. How to plant and grow the best perennials.
Written and photographed specifically with the Canadian gardener in mind, this comprehensive and beautifully illustrated guidebook is ideal for both the experienced and beginning gardener. Marjorie Harris’s indispensable gardening advice, design suggestions and selected plant listings will make gardening a joyful and satisfying experience.
With over 200 pages of stunning, full-colour photographs, as well as special sections on Canadian hardiness zones, planting tips, garden types and scores of suggestions and solutions, The Canadian Gardener is your special guide to the garden you’ve always wanted.
Is one of Canada’s leading garden writers. MARJORIE HARRIS has been the gardening columnist for Canada’s national newspaper, The Globe and Mail since 1990 ; makes speeches across the country; was the Editor-at-Large of Gardening Life magazine until it folded in November/08. She has been an editor at Chatelaine and Maclean’s; written 15 gardening books, lives in Toronto and run MARJORIE HARRIS GARDENS, a plant consulting business.