Features hundreds of different examples of annuals, perennials, alpines and bulbs. In this book, the information on each plant is illustrated with drawings to help with identification and photographs to show the flower in the garden.
The Flower Expert is the world's best-selling guide to the world's favourite types of plant - garden flowers. No garden can afford to be without the year-round colour that flowers can give. Complete colour A-Z. Guide to buying plants. How to look after your flowers. Dealing with plant troubles.
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"Describes several thousand varieties of garden flowers, including new genera, species and varities. Discover how to light up your garden all year round" Daily Telegraph "An absolutely first rate gardening book" Sunday Express "The Flower Expert is a must!" The Lady "You'll wonder how you ever managed without it!" Garden Answers "Invest in a new plant book. I'd recommend you buy The New Flower Expert by Dr D G Hessayon" -- Rachel de Thame Woman's Own
About D. G. Hessayon
Dr David Hessayon initiated a major innovation in gardening publications in 1959 with the first of his Gardening Expert guides. These best-selling guides have had an unparalleled influence on gardening over the past 50 years. There are over 51 million copies in print. He was awarded the 1993 Gardening Book of the Year Award from the Garden Writers Guild and received the first-ever Lifetime Achievement 'Oscar' at the National British Book Awards. In 1999 he received a Guinness World Record Award as 'Britain's best-selling living author of the 1990s'. He lives in Essex, and has two daughters and four grandchildren.
Table of Contents
Garden flowers A-Z; buying plants - where to buy; what to buy; plant care - digging; planting; watering; mulching; weeding; feeding; renovating; cutting for indoors; dead-heading; cutting back; hardening off; staking; winter care; increasing your stock - dividing plants; sowing seeds; taking cuttings; plant selector; plant troubles - root troubles; tuber, corm and bulb troublesholes in leaves; leaf and stem troubles; bud and flower troubles.
The Flower Expert by D. G. Hessayon
D. G. Hessayon
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Transworld Publishers Ltd
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins.