Identifying Plant Types

Knowing what to expect from annuals, biennials, perennials, shrubs, climbers, trees and other types of plants can help you create the garden of your dreams.

Excerpted from How to Grow Practically Everything
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Annuals

These plants germinate, grow, flower, set seed and die all in one year. They're bold and colorful and quickly gone, although hardy ones may self-seed and appear the next year.

Excerpted from How to Grow Practically Everything

© 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

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