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The Plant Lover S Guide to Snowdrops

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Snowdrops have a delicate, quiet beauty. Their white bell-shaped petals are striking alone and in a swath, and they are a harbinger of spring. The Plant Lover’s Guide to Snowdrops is the first book to make this group of bulbs accessible to the home gardener. It features profiles of 60 hybrids, species, and cultivars, with information on flowering time, distinguishing features, and ease of cultivation. It addition, it shows how to design with snowdrops, and how to grow and propagate them, also offering tips on where to see snowdrops in public gardens and where to buy them. 

The Plant Lover’s Guides offer a rich source of information on both new and classic garden plants. Written by enthusiastic experts, they recommend the best varieties for different situations, inspire ideas for new plant combinations, and are packed with resources for the home gardener. These gorgeous guides celebrate the beauty of each plant and form a comprehensive library that every plant lover will want to own.


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Snowdrops (whose Latin name is Galanthus) have a delicate, quiet beauty. Their white bell-shaped petals are striking alone and in a swath, and they are a harbinger of spring. They are hugely popular in the United Kingdom, where fans are known as Galanthophiles, and their popularity in North America continues to grow as they become more readily available.

The Plant Lover's Guide to Snowdrops is the first book to make this group of bulbs accessible to the home gardener. It features profiles of 60 hybrids, species, and cultivars, with information on flowering time, distinguishing features, and ease of cultivation. It addition, it shows how to design with snowdrops, and how to grow and propagate them, also offering tips on where to see snowdrops in public gardens and where to buy them.

About the Author

Naomi Slade is a horticultural journalist with a lifelong interest in all things snowdrop. An avid gardener, trained biologist, and creative communicator, she skillfully blends practical gardening advice with scientifically accurate information in this fresh and lively account of spring’s earliest blooming flower. Naomi lives in Berkshire, England, where she is seeking to re-establish sheets of old and new snowdrops in her orchards and gardens.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781604694352
Author:
Slade, Naomi
Publisher:
Timber Press (OR)
Subject:
General Gardening
Subject:
Flowers - Bulbs
Subject:
Gardening : General
Subject:
GARDENING / Reference
Subject:
Gardening-Bulbs Rhizomes and Tubers
Edition Description:
Hardback
Publication Date:
20140431
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
254
Dimensions:
9.25 x 8.25 in

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Home and Garden » Gardening » Reference

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Snowdrops (whose Latin name is Galanthus) have a delicate, quiet beauty. Their white bell-shaped petals are striking alone and in a swath, and they are a harbinger of spring. They are hugely popular in the United Kingdom, where fans are known as Galanthophiles, and their popularity in North America continues to grow as they become more readily available.

The Plant Lover's Guide to Snowdrops is the first book to make this group of bulbs accessible to the home gardener. It features profiles of 60 hybrids, species, and cultivars, with information on flowering time, distinguishing features, and ease of cultivation. It addition, it shows how to design with snowdrops, and how to grow and propagate them, also offering tips on where to see snowdrops in public gardens and where to buy them.

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