The Flower Gardener's Bible: Time-Tested Techniques, Creative Designs, and Perfect Plants for Colorful Gardens
Lush full-color photograph and illustrations complement this complete, authoritative gardening handbook that covers every aspect of growing a wide array of perennials, annuals, bulbs, wildflowers, and other flowering plants, explaining how to select the right varieties for individual climates and designs, describing various themed gardens, and providing an illustrated reference to more than four hundred species. Simultaneous.
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This book was actually a gift for my mother, an avid gardener. She saw the copy of the book I had picked up at school and loved it. She's not much for READING books on gardening, but this one is truly a treasure. ...
The Flower Gardener's Bible: Time-Tested Techniques, Creative Designs, and Perfect Plants for Colorful GardensUser Review - Book Verdict
Nurseryman Hill (Secrets of Plant Propagation) teams up again with his frequent coauthor, wife Nancy, to write an introduction to flower gardening that is especially suitable for the beginner. In Part 1, they cover the basics of garden design, soils, planting, propagation, pests/diseases, and maintenance. Their clear text is supplemented by boxed information showing gardening techniques step by step, illustrated with captioned, close-up photographs. Part 2 introduces 23 garden types, from rock gardens to water gardens to herb gardens, with boxes highlighting recommended plants for each. A virtual plant encyclopedia, Part 3 covers by scientific name shrubs, annuals, perennials, and bulbs. Most entries run in length from a third of a page to half a page, furnish a beautiful color photo, and indicate pronunciation, plant type, bloom time, description, USDA hardiness zones, propagation, garden companions, and suggested varieties. Although most libraries will already own books that go into much more detail about the covered subjects (e.g., garden design, water gardening), this concise overview presents a range of possibilities for novices. Recommended for libraries needing a general book on flower gardening for beginners.-Sue O'Brien, Downers Grove P.L., IL
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Lewis Hill,Nancy Hill
No preview available - 2003