About the Author

Lorraine Roberts is a lifelong gardener, perennial specialist, horticulturist, garden designer and author. Lorraine and her husband Robert are the owners of Plant Paradise Country Gardens™, the award-winning botanical garden and organic perennial nursery in Caledon, Ontario, Canada.

A Recipe for Continuous Bloom

“What are the best perennials that create a garden of continuous bloom?” is the question we get asked most often at Plant Paradise Country Gardens™. A Recipe for Continuous Bloom was written in response to that question. There are 287 individual hardy perennials featured – each with its own page and beautiful colour photograph. Included is information on the growing zone, length of bloom, height, width, light, and soil conditions. Continuous bloom in the perennial garden is achievable with the right plant choices and this book is your guide to getting there.

Spectacular Plant Combinations for the Perennial Garden

Creating spectacular plant combinations can be a daunting task for many gardeners. Lorraine’s wealth of knowledge and experience provides you with the skills to succeed confidently. She approaches gardening from an artist’s perspective, introducing you to the fundamentals of colour, flower form, leaf shape and texture. There are a hundred spectacular plant combinations for sun and shade photographed on location in the botanical gardens at Plant Paradise Country Gardens™ to inspire your gardening creativity.