American Horticultural Society garden plants and flowers

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DK Pub., May 17, 2004 - Gardening - 420 pages
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Easy-to-use and very accessible to the average gardener, Garden Plants and Flowers is a plant by plant guide that shows you what to grow and how to grow it. Including more than 2,500 common garden plants and arranged alphabetically within each plant type, such as trees and shrubs, this is one of the most practical guides on the market.

The American Horticultural Society's mission is to open the eyes of all Americans to the vital connection between people and plants, to inspire all Americans to become responsible caretakers of the Earth, to celebrate America's diversity through the arts and sciences of horticulture, and to lead this effort by sharing the Society's unique national resources with all Americans.

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Contents

Introduction 366 CARING FOR PLANTS
6
io Trees and shrubs 374 Buying plants
12
Using climbers in the garden Lists of plants for specific sites
132
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About the author (2004)

Ian Spence has worked for the Gardeners' World TV Program, and he continues to demonstrate many gardening techniques for BBC Gardeners' World Magazine.

Dr. H. Marc Cathey is a renowned research horticulturist and President Emeritus of the AHS. He spent 37 years at the USDA amd his studies of the effects of light, temperature, pollutants and chemicals on plants have benefited all gardeners. He is a frequent guest on national TV and is currently a commentator on NPR.

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