Flora: A Gardener's Encyclopedia

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Timber Press, Incorporated, Feb 1, 2004 - Gardening
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This electronic version of the monumental Flora encyclopedia covers all the plant groups: trees, shrubs, annuals and perennials, bulbs, corms and tubers, cacti and succulents, lawns, ground covers, ornamental grasses, herbs, vegetables, fruit trees, other fruits, nut trees, palms and cycads, ferns, climbers and creepers, and orchids. Use the Plant Chooser to select plants by plant group, hardiness zone, height, position (sun, shade, half-sun), flower color, flowering season, and practical uses. Other special features include worldwide hardiness zone maps that can be enlarged and explored, over 10,000 stunning color images that can be printed, a garden journal to track your plant selections and their growing requirements, and an attractive screensaver. This valuable resource will allow all gardeners to choose the perfect plants for their garden and to expand their knowledge of the wealth of plants available.

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Written by a team of over 50 predominantly American botanical and horticultural experts, this superb two-volume set profiles over 20,000 plants from around the world. There is proportionately more ... Read full review

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Sean Hogan is the co-founder of Cistus Design in Portland, Oregon. He was formerly a horticulturist at the University of California, Berkeley Botanic Garden, where he managed the New World Desert, Australia/New Zealand, Africa, and California-cultivar gardens. He is a frequent contributor to horticultural journals such as the "Rock Garden Quarterly" and "Pacific Horticulture".

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