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Taylor's Guide to Bulbs: How to Select and Grow 480 Species of Spring and Summer Bulbs (Taylor's Guides to Gardening)

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Publisher Comments:

From the earliest harbingers of spring to the lilies of summer and the crocuses of fall, nothing adds color to a garden quite like bulbs do. Use this fully illustrated, comprehensive guide to select the best bulbs to create an ever-changing parade of garden color. In it you'll find:

* The best cultivars of beloved hardy bulbs such as tulips and daffodils

* Exciting new tender bulbs to grow for summer color--or in containers

* Lists of bulbs by bloom time to guide your selections and ensure flowers from late winter through fall

* Detailed instructions for propagating bulbs

* Complete information on how to overwinter tender bulbs

* Instructions on forcing bulbs for indoor flowers

For every plant pictured, you'll find complete growing information, including sun, shade, and soil requirements.

Synopsis:

Taylor's Guides are well known and widely praised for their clear, informative text and expert horticultural information. Each flexibound volume combines beauty and authority, featuring hundreds of stunning, full-color identification photographs and advice from experts across the country. 200 photos.

About the Author

Barbara Ellis, a former gardening editor at Rodale Press and the publications director of the American Horticultural Society, is the author of many gardening books, including THE RODALE ALL-NEW ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ORGANIC GARDENING and THE BURPEE COMPLETE GARDENER as well as several TAYLOR'S WEEKEND GARDENING GUIDES. She resides in Alburtis, Pennsylvania.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780618068906
Subtitle:
How to Select and Grow More than 400 Summer-Hardy and Tender Bulbs - Flexible Binding
Author:
Ellis, Barbara W.
Author:
Ellis, Barbara W.
Author:
Ellis, Barbara
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Flowers - General
Subject:
Flowers - Bulbs
Subject:
Bulbs
Subject:
Bulbs (Plants)
Copyright:
Edition Description:
PRINTED PAPER OVER BOARD
Series:
Taylor's Guides to Gardening
Series Volume:
106-127
Publication Date:
May 2001
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 1.42 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Taylor's Guides are well known and widely praised for their clear, informative text and expert horticultural information. Each flexibound volume combines beauty and authority, featuring hundreds of stunning, full-color identification photographs and advice from experts across the country. 200 photos.
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