The Gardener's Guide to Growing Hardy Geraniums
Hardy geraniums are an undeniable asset in the garden - not only do they produce flowers in a wide variety of colours, but they also have equally varied growing habits, ensuring them popularity among all gardeners and a suitability for almost any garden.
The Gardener's Guide to Growing Hardy Geraniums is an essential acquisition for gardeners who wish to make the most of this attractive plant. Within the pages of this book both the enthusiast and the everyday gardener will find everything they need to know about how to grow and propagate hardy geraniums.
Instructions on where and how to plant hardy geraniums are supported by suggestions on how to use them as individuals and in association with other plants. A comprehensive A-Z of over 220 hardy geraniums, including American and Australian species and exotics from all over the world, serves as an indispensable reference. Propagation is examined in depth so even the most inexperienced gardener can expect success.
Specially written features by Roy Lancaster and Bill Baker as well as contributions from enthusiasts all over the world and introductions to some of the best of the national collections serve as an irresistible inspiration for the armchair gardener.
Colour photographs and detailed line drawings complete The Gardener's Guide to Hardy Geraniums, making it an invaluable addition to the library of every gardener.
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Introduction by Rosemary Verey
Geraniums in the Garden
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