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new blog at perrysperennials.wordpress.com, updated events for 2014, new videos, news articles, new trivia game (Arcade), garden of the month, plant of the month, quote
new blog at perrysperennials.wordpress.com, updated events for 2014, updated links, research updates, news articles, new trivia game (Arcade), garden of the month, plant of the month, quote
A brief welcome by, and information on, Dr. Perry including audio and video clips and other media effects, with some java (lite version for slow computers). Presentations for groups.
How well do you know your perennials? Try these fun quizzes, games and crosswords.
the Home Gardener
Herbaceous Garden Plants Online course, Slide shows, articles, leaflets, common name lists by language, VT events, radio and video programs, blog.
the Industry Professional
Leaflets, dates and references for the grower or marketer of perennials.
Current research, with links to more details on specific projects, from the Green Mountain State of Vermont.
of the Month
Photos of gardens from around the world, from small to large, public to private
of the Month
Each month a specific perennial, usually a choice cultivar, is featured with photo, characteristics and culture.
An A-Z database of perennials and photos, together with Perennial Panoramas (wallpaper backgrounds), Screen Savers,
A listing by author and by title of some publications and references on perennials I find useful
Many links to other sites relating to all aspects of perennials, including sources, organized by topic; also sites on hops, home fruit growing.
credits; accolades and what others say about these pages.
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The Importance of Plants
Urban nature projects can have positive impacts on health, as quantified in Atlanta, Georgia. The Beltline there is a trails, park, and transit project that reuses a loop of abandoned rail line near the city center. A Health Impact Assessment showed the Beltline has a positive affect on the health of residents through increasing physical activity, access to green space, greater transit use, and social equity. (www.hiaguide.org/hia/atlanta-beltline)
Quote of the Month:
"No matter what your motive—whether to grow healthy, delicious food; spend time outdoors feeling more alive than your desk job allows; help save the planet; find relaxation, solace, or healing; meet your neighbors; get your hands in the sweet earth; or discover for yourself just how abundant and generous nature can be—a garden rarely
disappoints."-- Jane Shellenberger, author, Organic Gardener's Companion
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