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All-America Selections display garden results, climate data for zone 4a trial site, new blog at perrysperennials.wordpress.com, new videos, news articles, new trivia game (Arcade), garden of the month, plant of the month, quote
Montreal September garden tour, new blog at perrysperennials.wordpress.com, new videos, 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.
Herbaceous Garden Plants Online course, Slide shows, articles, leaflets, common name lists by language, VT events, radio and video programs, blog.
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.
Photos of gardens from around the world, from small to large, public to private
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
What National Forest Service researchers have found is that trees improve overall air quality in the United States by only one percent yearly. However, that one percent improvement prevents 850 premature deaths, 670,000 incidences of acute respiratory symptoms and saves $7 billion in health care spending."
--Daily Digest News, Jul. 27, 2014
Quote of the Month:
“A garden should
make you feel you've entered privileged space -- a place not just
set apart but reverberant -- and it seems to me that, to achieve
this, the gardener must put some kind of twist on the existing
landscape, turn its prose into something nearer poetry.” --Michael Pollan, author, Second Nature
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