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The Bedding Plant Expert (Expert Series)by D G Hessayon
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Every garden needs some extra colour at some point - whether it's to fill a gap in a border, place a hanging basket or even liven up wall with window boxes. The Bedding Plant Expert shows you the best way to add extra interest, with advice on:
Buying and raising bedding plants
Picking the right bedding plants for your garden
How to bed out
Filling in, screening, containers
Using bedding plants all year-round
Choosing colour combinations
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.
More than 40,000,000 people agree that D.G. Hessayon is the world's best garden author. Find out the four basic features of bedding plants, and the myriad uses for them. See which ones are best for containers, beds, hanging baskets, and borders, with the A-Z variety guide. Find helpful information on hybrids, site and soil, height and spacing, and propagation. Colorful, fact-filled charts give fail-safe cultivating tips, and month-by-month growing guides explain which plants are best when. Cutaway drawings, stage-by-stage illustrations, easy-to-read expert advice--it's everything a gardener needs!
A title in the "Experts Books" series, this guide contains information on all types of bedding plants.
144 pages (all in color), 7 1/2 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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