Beautiful Perennials: Simple Techniques to Make Your Garden Sensational (Miracle Gro) : More than 500 inspiring photos show you the ways in which perennials can turn a humdrum yard into a showcase. You'll learn about garden styles and the many landscape roles that perennials can fill as well as how to keep your plants happy and healthy. Simple exercises walk you through the processes involved in working with plant shapes, textures, and colors to create beautiful gardens. The hands-on experiences you gain will translate into the perennial garden you've always dreamed about. Plant profiles in the encyclopedia introduce you to long-time garden favorites and highlight the best of the newest perennials on the market. You'll find ideas in this section for using each plant as well as learn about site and care requirements.