Christopher Lloyd's Garden Flowers: Perennials, Bulbs, Grasses, Ferns

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Timber Press, 2000 - Gardening - 384 pages
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Christopher Lloyd knows perennials as well as anyone else alive. Now available in paperback, this book represents the fruit of Lloyd's lifetime study of perennials. Genus by genus, he sets down everything he has learned, thought, seen, tried, liked, or regretted about them, individually or in combination. He is formidably knowledgeable, iconoclastic, opinionated, and always entertaining. Here, meticulously recorded, are his expert opinions about numerous varieties of flowering garden plants, from Acanthus to Zigadenus, accompanied by spectacular photographs from Jonathan Buckley and others. Any gardener will find themselves opening this book time and again with pleasure and the frequent thought, "I MUST grow this one, too."

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Gardening Book Review: Christopher Lloyd’s Garden Flowers: Perennials, Bulbs, Grasses, Ferns, by Christopher Lloyd. Cassell Paperbacks, 2001 The late Christopher Lloyd was one of the great garden ... Read full review

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Christopher Lloyd's Garden Flowers: Perennials, Bulbs, Grasses, Ferns by Christopher Lloyd (Timber Press 2000)635.903 is a very detailed book with one oddity: it lacks photos of most of the flower ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
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Acanthus
21
an turn 27
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Copyright

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About the author (2000)

Christopher Lloyd (1906-1986), one of Britain's premier naval historians, taught at the Royal Naval College, Dartmouth, and the Royal Naval College, Greenwich, from 1934 to 1966.

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