Synopses & Reviews
A detailed practical reference for gardeners, bulb enthusiasts, botanical artists, and botanists, arranged by season Bulbs are always a delight for gardeners, whether used to burst freely in drifts or caught to add color and exuberance within a border or container. This book captures that sense of joy by celebrating the potential of bulbs throughout the year. It gives practical advice on choosing and growing bulbs, including how and where to grow, and planting for succession. It provides a detailed listing of the most common and interesting bulbs, ideas for the ordinary gardener, and includes detailed reference for the more experienced.
About the Author
Christine Skelmersdale has run a nursery specializing in smaller bulbs, woodland, and foliage plants for 30 years. She writes for such publications as the Daily Telegraph, the Garden, and Gardeners' World Magazine.