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The New Flower Expert (Expert Series)by D G Hessayon
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Revised and updated, twice the size--and with over two and a half million copies sold! He's the world's best-selling gardening author and this is now the definitive manual on flower gardening. As big as The Houseplant Expert, the new, greatly expanded, and amazingly comprehensive Millennium Edition is packed with every detail, every secret, and every trick Hessayon has uncovered through years of experience. Filled with facts on everything from choosing the right type of flower to cultivate, to increasing stock, to learning the ins-and-outs of flower care, to the special growing details that only an "expert book" can provide, it's truly the only flower guide you'll ever need. With an incredible array of available flowers shown, and complete A to Z dictionaries of annuals and biennials, border perennials, rockery perennials, bulbs, and hobby plants, there is everything you need to select the perfect flowers. Color photos of every one, plus all the varieties of each--with choice of site, climate, propagation techniques, and more--make sure everything goes smoothly. But because things occasio nally do go wrong even in the most well-tended gardens, a special section on plant troubles contains a full "rogues' gallery" of potential problems--and ways to nip them in the bud. 256 pages (all in color), 7 1/4 x 9 1/2.
Second revised edition of "Flower Expert" With colour photographs, one-line description and detailing everything you need to know about perennials, annuals, bulbs and growing/caring for flowers for a garden full of fragrance and colour.
Revised, updated, twice the size--and with more than two and a half million copies sold! This comprehensive Millennium Edition is packed with all Hessayon's secrets and tricks for making healthy and beautiful flowers bloom everywhere. Choose the right species to cultivate, increase stock, and learn the ins-and-outs of flower care. Color photos display every variety, with preferred siting, climate, and propagation techniques, and a "rogues' gallery" of plant problems help to nip these in the bud. From its complete A to Z dictionaries to its special growing details, it's truly the only flower guide you'll ever need.
The Flower Expert is one of the books in the Expert series written by the world’s best-selling gardening author.
Quite simply, the world’s best-selling book on flowers. Inside you will find many hundreds of different examples of annuals, perennials, alpines and bulbs. The detailed information on each plant is illustrated with drawings to help with identification and photographs to show the flower in the garden. This A to Z of flowers is surrounded by chapters on buying flowers, plant care, increasing your stock etc. An international book enjoyed all round the world.
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
About the Author
Dr Hessayon's best-selling guides have had an unparalleled influence on gardening over the past 50 years. There are over 52 million copies in print. In 1999 he received a Guinness World Record Award as 'Britain's best-selling living author of the 1990s'. In 2012 he was included in the Daily Mail list of '60 truly great Elizabethans' for 'teaching millions of us how to garden'.
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