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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
updated photos and files, new blog at perrysperennials.wordpress.com, new events for 2014, 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 Flowers
Regular physical activities–such as gardening–not specifically performed as “exercise” can have considerable benefits for cardiovascular health, based on the results of a long-term
study of Swedes who were followed for more than a decade after they were 60 years old. (British Journal of Sports Medicine online, October 28, 2013)
Quote of the Month:
have the power to preserve species, to enhance cultural as well as genetic
diversity, to counter economic monopoly and to check the advance of conformity
on all its many fronts.” --Michael Pollan, Second Nature, author
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