Taylor's Guide to Bulbs: How to Select and Grow 480 Species of Spring and Summer Bulbs

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2001 - Gardening - 439 pages
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From the earliest harbingers of spring to the lilies of summer and the crocuses of fall, nothing adds color to a garden quite like bulbs do. Use this fully illustrated, comprehensive guide to select the best bulbs to create an ever-changing parade of garden color. In it you'll find:

* The best cultivars of beloved hardy bulbs such as tulips and daffodils

* Exciting new tender bulbs to grow for summer color--or in containers

* Lists of bulbs by bloom time to guide your selections and ensure flowers from late winter through fall

* Detailed instructions for propagating bulbs

* Complete information on how to overwinter tender bulbs

* Instructions on forcing bulbs for indoor flowers

For every plant pictured, you'll find complete growing information, including sun, shade, and soil requirements.
 

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I still use these reference books for my landscape projects. Great images and details of each plant. Easy to read and looks great on my book shelf along with the rest of the collection. Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
32
Section 2
39
Section 3
44
Section 4
48
Section 5
55
Section 6
56
Section 7
57
Section 8
61
Section 22
127
Section 23
134
Section 24
146
Section 25
149
Section 26
152
Section 27
153
Section 28
154
Section 29
156

Section 9
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Section 10
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Section 11
74
Section 12
79
Section 13
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Section 14
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Section 15
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Section 16
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Section 17
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Section 18
110
Section 19
115
Section 20
125
Section 21
126
Section 30
158
Section 31
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Section 32
162
Section 33
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Section 34
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Section 35
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Section 36
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Section 37
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Section 38
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Section 39
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Section 40
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Section 41
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About the author (2001)

Barbara Ellis, a former gardening editor at Rodale Press and the publications director of the American Horticultural Society, is the author of many gardening books, including THE RODALE ALL-NEW ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ORGANIC GARDENING and THE BURPEE COMPLETE GARDENER as well as several TAYLOR'S WEEKEND GARDENING GUIDES. She resides in Alburtis, Pennsylvania.

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