Northern Garden Symphony

Combining Hardy Perennials for Blooms All Season

Cyndie Warbelow

Northern Garden Symphony

Cyndie Warbelow

Distributed for University of Alaska Press

248 pages | 6 x 9
Paper $29.95 ISBN: 9781602234413 Will Publish May 2021
Contents
Acknowledgements
Foreword
Introduction
Section I: Making Sure We Are All in the Same Garden
Chapter 1: Before We Begin
Chapter 2: What is a Northern Garden?
Chapter 3: Perennial, Annual, Herbaceous, Woody--What Does it All Mean?
Chapter 4: Native Plants Versus Non-Natives
Chapter 5: Some Thoughts about Varieties
Section II: Setting the Stage and Preparing to Audition the Players
Chapter 6: Designing a Perennial Garden
Chapter 7: Design at the Macro Level
Chapter 8: Design at the Medium Level
Section III: The Charts
Chapter 9: A Guide to the Charts
Chapter 10: Master Chart
Chapter 11: Bloom Time Charts
Chapter 12: Height Charts
Chapter 13: Color Charts
Section IV: Using the Charts to Build Five Perennial Gardens
Chapter 14: Gardening with the Charts
Chapter 15: The Starter Garden
Chapter 16: The Chamomile Tea Garden
Chapter 17: The Espresso Garden
Chapter 18: The Chameleon Garden
Chapter 19: The Foliage Dominant Garden
Appendix A: The Symphony Players
Appendix B: Planning
Appendix C: Planting
Appendix D: Supplementing Herbaceous Perennial Gardens
Appendix E: Maintenance
References Consulted
Index
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