The Flower Gardener's Bible: A Complete Guide to Colorful Blooms All Season Long: 400 Favorite Flowers, Time-Tested Techniques, Creative Garden Designs, and a Lifetime of Gardening Wisdom

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Storey Publishing, May 4, 2012 - Gardening - 384 pages
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Create the flower garden of your dreams. This comprehensive guide includes expert advice on everything from choosing an appropriate growing site to maximizing the lifespan of your plants. Charming illustrations and photographs accompany helpful tips on how to improve soil, fight off pests, and make all your flowers bloom with radiant color. Whether you’re a beginning gardener or a seasoned florist, The Flower Gardener’s Bible is a useful resource that will help you keep your garden healthy and beautiful for years to come. 
 

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This book was actually a gift for my mother an avid gardener. She saw the copy of the book I had picked up at school and loved it. Shes not much for READING books on gardening but this one is truly a treasure. Read full review

The Flower Gardener's Bible: Time-Tested Techniques, Creative Designs, and Perfect Plants for Colorful Gardens

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Nurseryman Hill (Secrets of Plant Propagation) teams up again with his frequent coauthor, wife Nancy, to write an introduction to flower gardening that is especially suitable for the beginner. In Part ... Read full review

Contents

THE JOY OF FLOWER GARDENING
1
A GALLERY OF GARDENS
131
A FEAST OF FLOWERS
213
USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map
348
AHS Plant HeatZone Map
349
READING LIST
350
PLANT SOCIETIES
351
GLOSSARY
352
INDEX
354
PHOTOGRAPHY LOCATION AND DESIGNER CREDITS
371
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The late Lewis Hill, a beloved and best-selling Storey author, grew more than 20,000 trees on his farm in Greensboro, Vermont. He was also a member of the National Christmas Tree Association and the New Hampshire-Vermont Christmas Tree Association.

Award-winning photographer Joseph De Sciose is an award-winning photographer whose work has appeared in numerous books and magazines, including The New York Times Magazine, Country Living Gardener, House & Garden, and Country Home.

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