Conservatory Gardener

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Frances Lincoln Limited, Apr 30, 2001 - Gardening - 192 pages
The Conservatory Gardener, by popular writer and broadcaster Anne Swithinbank, is the best book on the market about gardening under glass. Its core is an encyclopaedic guide to the best conservatory plants.

More than 1,000 plants, selected for their attractiveness and usefulness, are arranged according to use - for dramatic impact or as background, for seasonal interest or temporary display. They are cross-referenced according to temperature needs. A practical section gives advice on feeding and watering, ways of regulating light, temperature and humidity, dealing with pests and on step-by-step propagation.

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About the author (2001)

Anne Swithinbank is one of Britain's best-known gardeners, broadcasters and garden writers. Trained at Kew and formerly Glasshouse Supervisor at the RHS Garden at Wisley, she has presented many popular gardening programmes, including the Channel 4 series Bloom, Gardens of the Caribbean and BBC Gardeners' World. She is a regular panellist on Gardeners' Question Time on Radio 4. A prolific gardening correspondent for a number of national magazines and newspapers, she has also written several books.She lives in Devon.

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