Gardening can be easy, successful and enjoyable with this gardening guide at your fingertips. Featuring 434 perennials grouped in 95 entries, this book includes planting tips, blooming periods and light, water and nutrient needs, plus information on choosing plants for specific sites and conditions. Beautifully illustrated with 537 color photographs, this guide also includes a comprehensive plant information chart. The authors share their common-sense and practical wisdom to meet the unique challenges on the climate and soil conditions of the Northwest.