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The Plantfinder's Guide to Early Bulbs By Rod Leeds

The Plantfinder's Guide to Early Bulbs by Rod Leeds

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$25.99
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Summary

The main characteristics of each of the 39 genera covered are described enabling the reader to understand what the plant needs in the garden to give of its best. The author gives advice on location, borders, naturalizing in grass, raised beds, rock gardens, containers, forcing for early flowering and more.

The Plantfinder's Guide to Early Bulbs Summary

The Plantfinder's Guide to Early Bulbs by Rod Leeds

The main characteristics of each of the 39 genera of bulbs covered in this text are described in the introduction. An account of the characteristics of early flowering enables the reader to understand what the plant needs to do well in the garden. An A-Z of species and cultivars provides descriptions of recommended plants and includes coverage of more unusual groups. Information on where to grow the plants includes advice on borders, naturalizing in grass, raised beds, rock gardens, bulb frames, containers and forcing for early flowering. A chapter on propagation encourages all enthusiasts to multiply their collection by following recommended techniques.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Introducing early bulbs: influential gardeners; what is a bulb?. Part 2 Growing early bulbs: microclimates; cultivate; where to plant; propagation; pests and diseases. Part 3 A choice of plants: A-Z of early bulbs. Appendices: where to see early-flowering bulbs; where to buy early-flowering bulbs; conservation.

Additional information

GOR001028615
9780715308059
071530805X
The Plantfinder's Guide to Early Bulbs by Rod Leeds
Used - Very Good
Hardback
David & Charles
2000-02-25
192
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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