Garden Guides: Shrubs & Climbers by Richard Rose
Packed with more than 1000 photographs of over 1000 plants Shrubs & Climbers is an inspirational handbook to help you identify choose and grow your favourite varieties. Photographic plant catalogue Discover at a glance the full range of shrubs and climbers available. Each entry combines a plant portrait with a concise botanical description plus cultivation and propagation details. Helpful symbols indicate preferred growing conditions and frost hardiness. If you want a specific leaf or flower colour in a particular season The Plant Catalogue will offer you the perfect specimen. Practical Techniques All the essential practicalities such as selecting a shrub or climber preparing the ground watering mulching feeding weeding pest control and transplanting are clearly explained. Pruning details are included for both deciduous and evergreen plants. Propagation methods from sowing seeds to planting hardwood cuttings are also given. Whether you are planting a new garden or seeking new features of interest for an established one Shrubs & Climbers is your indispensable portable gardening companion.