American Horticultural Society Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers

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Christopher Brickell, Trevor Jack Cole
DK Pub., 2002 - Gardening - 720 pages
3 Reviews
Combining the authority of the AHS with the visual expertise of DK, this full-color gardening reference is the definitive guide for gardeners. Simply the definitive full-color reference to the horticulture of North America, AHS Encyclopedia of Plants & Flowers contains more than 8,000 plant profiles, over 4,250 photographs, and practical advice on everything from cultivation, pests, and diseases, to plant selection and identification

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At first I was shocked at how large a volume this book is. It is beautiful. The cost was a little more than I wanted to pay, but am pleased with my purchase. It is indeed an Encyclopedia, pictures are stunning and the info is very valuable. Read full review

Contents

with David Pycraft
Creating
The Plant
Selector
including Conifers
MEDIUM
LARGE CONIFERS
SHRUB and OLD GARDEN 184
GRASSES BAMBOOS
Rock plants 342
SMALL
Bulbs 392
MEDIUM
Tulips 410
Water plants
CACTI and other

Perennials 222
Irises 234
Pelargoniums 246
SMALL
African violets 302
SMALL
Index of Common Names 693
Glossary of Terms 718
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About the author (2002)

The American Horticultural Society educates and inspires people of all ages to become successful and environmentally responsible gardeners by advancing the art and science of horticulture. The former director of the Royal Horticultural Society, Christopher Brickell is the editor-in-chief of DK's The AHS Encyclopedia of Gardening and co-author of AHS Society Pruning and Training.

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