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Graham Rice is a award-winning international garden writer. Rice has written for the top gardening magazines including Horticulture, Garden Design, BBC Gardeners' World, Gardens Illustrated, and Country Life. Trained at the prestigious Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, he is editor-in-chief of the American Horticultural Society's Encyclopedia of Perennials, and he runs the Royal Horticultural Society's New Plants blog as well as his own blog at transatlanticgardener.com judywhite is author and photographer of the award-winning Taylor's Guide to Orchids (Houghton Mifflin 1996). A past trustee of the American Orchid Society (AOS), she has earned its highest prize for writing about orchid culture, as well as the AOS Silver Medal for outstanding service to the orchid community. Her photography has graced many books and publications, and has been exhibited at the Smithsonian Institution. A former research biologist and past editor-in-chief of one of the world's first mega-gardening Web sites, Time Life's Virtual Garden, judywhite is married to British garden writer Graham Rice. She is proud to say she has killed orchids on both sides of the Atlantic. Visit her Web site at www.gardenphotos.com.

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"Concise care and habit information is augmented by captivating color photographs by judywhite that showcase these hardworking, must-have garden standouts." --Booklist

"The author does an excellent job. . . . overall, this is a handy A-to-Z overview of a variety plants from grasses to trees." --Library Journal

"Hundreds of photographs illustrate his ideas but also encourage readers to look a little closer at every plant in their garden and insist that each one earn its place." --Better Homes and Gardens

"Promises to be an abiding reference for year-round gardeners." --Garden Design

"Offers a mind-boggling number of suggestions. . . . It's about making the most of the space in your garden. And that's always a good idea." --Philadelphia Inquirer

"Learn about. . . . how to choose hardworking plants that provide garden interest, in some cases, from spring through winter." --The Virginian-Pilot

"Readers will be delighted that the author's suggestions are confined to ones that are easy to grow, hardy, and glorious performers. Nothing makes a gardener happier than to discover that a beautiful plant is also a workhorse and that it requires little attention." --Garden Guru

"There's no need to settle for a garden that looks great in spring or summer but makes you want to yawn during the rest of the year. Add some powerhouse plants, and you'll be on your way to a garden that delights you in every season." --North Dallas Gazette

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