Gardening is now the favorite leisure pastime in America. Homeowners are realizing the health benefits derived from gardening and the increase in their home's property value. This book contains easy-to-use advice on the top landscape plant choices. It also recommends specific varieties, and provides advice on how to plant, how to grow and how to care for the best plants.
Erica Glasener is a horticulturist, author, lecturer, and award-winning host of HGTV's A Gardener's Diary for fourteen years. As host of this popular TV show, Erica introduced her audience to gardeners, horticulture professionals, specialty plant growers, landscape architects, and more from across the country. In 2011, she received a Garden Media Award from the Perennial Plant Association for her promotion of perennials through writing and lectures. Currently Erica provides online content for the Southern Living Plant Collection and for Fiskars, where she is a garden expert. She also writes a bimonthly blog for Gibbs Gardens, located in Ball Ground, Georgia. Erica is the original co-author of the Georgia Getting Started Garden Guide (Cool Springs Press).