Daffodils for American gardens

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Elliott & Clark Pub., 1995 - Gardening - 144 pages
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The definitive book on America's most popular perennial includes everything you need to know about growing daffodils, from forcing paper-whites in indoor containers to naturalizing masses of daffodils in a woodland glade.In a field long dominated by British horticulturists, this is the first exhaustive text on daffodils written by and for American gardeners. The book has been garnered from the Heaths' decades of experience growing daffodils and helping commercial and home gardeners.An encyclopedic, full-color listing of the 200 best cultivars for North American gardens makes this volume an indispensable guide for daffodil selection. Its thorough yet personable approach, along with the sheer beauty of its color photographs, makes Daffodils for American Gardens a welcome addition to any gardener's bookshelf.

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Introduction to Daffodils
Daffodil Anatomy

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Brent Heath and Becky Heath are a husband and wife team of commercial floriculturists who operate an internationally known bulb farm. They lecture frequently, have been featured in Martha Stewart's syndicated column as well as on "Martha Stewart Living," and have been written about in numerous publications. They live in Gloucester, Virginia.

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