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Ferns to Know and Growby F Gordon Foster
Synopses & Reviews
Known through several editions simply as "the fern bible," this classic covers identification, propagation, cultivation, and landscape uses of ferns. The heart of the book is a selection of 132 hardy and tender species suitable for gardens in various climates or in the greenhouse.
Provides detailed information on fern identification, culture, and propagation.
Provides detailed information on fern identification, culture, and propagation. This is a black-and-white edition.
3rd rev. and enl. ed. of The gardener's fern book.
About the Author
In a feature article about F. Gordon Foster and his role in making ferns more widely appreciated among American gardeners, Horticulture magazine referred to this book as "the volume gardeners everywhere acknowledge as the 'fern bible'. It is full of practical information on culture and propagation distilled from forty years experience with a wide range of ferns." This book should be in the library of every gardener - outdoor and indoor - shade gardener, rock gardener, and woodland gardener-for no true plant lover can resist the appeal of these fascinating and lovely plants.
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