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AHS Encyclopedia of Plants & Flowersby Christopher Brickell
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An essential volume packed with authoritative advice for all gardeners, the AHS Encyclopedia of Gardening guides readers expertly through the latest gardening techniques, details information on garden planning and design, covers useful tools and materials, and features an extensive glossary of plants, including trees, shrubs, and perennials. Written by experts and endorsed by the American Horticultural Society, this is truly the most comprehensive gardening reference available.
"For the garden enthusiast, this volume will likely prove as indispensable as a good trowel." Publishers Weekly
"[T]his hefty practical gardening encyclopedia deserves far more than a mere glance." Booklist
Book News Annotation:
This reference provides a wealth of detailed information for finding the right plant for the right garden location. Topics include how to plan and structure design, group plants for impact, exploit the plants' individual characteristics, find the right plant for a particular purpose or location. The plant dictionary lists 8,000-plus plants that can be easily obtained and offers advice on cultivation and propagation. Extensively illustrated with color photographs. Oversize: 9.25x11.75<">.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Combining the authority of the AHS with the visual expertise of DK, this full-color gardening reference is the definitive guide for gardeners. Simply the definitive full-color reference to the horticulture of North America, AHS Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers contains more than 8,000 plant profiles, over 4,250 photographs, and practical advice on everything from cultivation, pests, and diseases, to plant selection and identification
About the Author
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.
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