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The Flowering Shrub Expert (Expert Series)by D G Hessayon
Synopses & Reviews
Flowering shrubs are one of the most important features in your garden. The Flowering Shrub Expert contains a complete illustrated A-Z of flowering shrubs and offers advice on:
How to get year-round colour in your garden.
Where to buy your shrubs.
Planting and pruning
How to mulch, feed and water your plants.
Dealing with pests and diseases.
Over 40 million of these amazingly clear and simple books are on the bookshelves of gardeners worldwide. With beautiful full color on every page, and the latest expert advice on every aspect of plant care clearly spelled out, it's a series that's just waiting for tens of millions more green thumbs to turn the pages.
Over 250,000 copies sold! Did you know you could choose among more than 200 different types of flowering shrubs? That's how many you can learn to plant and care for here, with full-color photos of every bloom along with close-up drawings of each flowering parts, and a chart that shows the many colors available for each plant. From common plants to more exotic ones, you'll love this leafy tour that includes such shrubs as acacia, allspice, angelica, azalea, bird of paradise, buckeye, butterfly bush. A month-by-month guide shows how to enjoy shrubs in bloom every day of the year.
A guide to all the classic flowering shrubs, as well as to the multitude of new varieties that have appeared in the garden centres. It includes a shrub selector to help gardeners choose the right plants for year-round blooms, as well as advice on planting, pruning, mulching and plant care.
128 pages (all in color), 7 1/4 x 9 1/2.
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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