Daffodils: For Home, Garden and Show
Introduction - flower structure and classification - blubs (storage and growth) - principles of garden cultivation - daffodils for special effects - growing for exhibition - showing daffodils - pests and diseases - breeding and breeders - choice of cultivars - daffodil cycles - appendices (RHS classification of Daffodils - systems for pointing Daffodils - some suppliers).
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Growing for Exhibition
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