The American Horticultural Society Encyclopedia of Gardening

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Christopher Brickell, Elvin McDonald, Trevor Jack Cole
Dorling Kindersley, 1993 - Gardening - 648 pages
2 Reviews
Provides illustrated instructions on all aspects of cultivation. The authoritative text includes more than 3,000 full-color photographs. Over 500 photographic sequences of basic and advanced techniques give the detailed, expert guidance every gardener needs.

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Fabulous and invaluable "how to" book which will let a complete beginner hit the ground running but provide lots of useful info for those further along in their gardening experience. Sections on ... Read full review

American Horticultural Society encyclopedia of gardening

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Compiled by British editor in chief Brickell, the prestigious former director general of the Royal Horticultural Society, and Rogers, the U.S. consulting editor, this expanded revision of the 1993 ... Read full review

Contents

Contents
8
Ornamental Trees
32
Ornamental Shrubs
61
Climbing Plants
92
The Rose Garden i 14
114
Perennials
135
Annuals and Biennials
170
The Rock Garden
185
Cacti and other Succulents
258
The Lawn
272
Tools and Equipment
458
Structures and Surfaces
492
Soils and Fertilizers
524
Principles of Propagation
537
Plant Problems
547
Copyright

Bulbous Plants
213

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About the author (1993)

The American Horticultural Society educates and inspires people of all ages to become successful and environmentally responsible gardeners by advancing the art and science of horticulture. The former director of the Royal Horticultural Society, Christopher Brickell is the editor-in-chief of DK's The AHS Encyclopedia of Gardening and co-author of AHS Society Pruning and Training.

McDonald is a frequent lecturer on a range of horticultural subjects.

Trevor Cole has been hailed as "one of the best young novelists in the country" by Canada's national newspaper, the Globe and Mail, for his books Norman Bray in the Performance of His Life, The Fearsome Particles, and Practical Jean. He lives near Toronto.

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