A Flower for Every Day: A Practical and Inspirational Guide to Year-round Color in the Garden

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Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1996 - Gardening - 144 pages
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Every gardener's ideal is to have a flower in bloom throughout the year. To achieve this goal, Nigel Colborn describes the succession of wonderful plants that contribute to the flowering year and advises on how to site, plant and nurture them. More than 365 different flowers from the exquisite blossoms of budding trees through shrubs, perennials, and bulbs are described. With over 220 full-color photographs and 35 illustrations, the full diversity of flowering plants is revealed in a narrative text that moves through the seasons.

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Nigel Colborn is a highly respected garden writer and broadcaster. Educated at Cornell University, he worked in agriculture for many years before becoming a fulltime journalist. He has written extensively about gardening, travel, and the countryside for newspapers and magazines, and is a frequent and popular presenter on radio and television in Britain.

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