Synopses & Reviews
Everything you need to know about the cultivation and propagation of snowdrops: tips, tools, and sources of supply Snowdrops: the harbinger of spring, delicate and charismatic. Over 300 varieties of snowdrops are portrayed here for the first time in such abundance – brilliantly photographed in their natural environment. The reader learns everything necessary to cultivate and propagate these bulbs, about collecting them and the right tools of the trade. Indispensible for galanthophiles, the book will spark the interest of beginners and is a beautiful and practical reference work for connoisseurs.
"Human beings are collectors. It seems to run in their genes. Today, however, hunting and gathering are no longer necessary skills for survival. The gathering of small white flowers, therefore, is 'pointless' . . . Snowdrop collectors, of course, deny this utterly."
from the book
Over 300 varieties of snowdrop brilliantly photographed in their natural environment, with everything you need to know about their cultivation and propagation
About the Author
G\u00fcnter Waldorf was bitten by the gardening bug at the age of six. Together with his wife, he maintained a substantial garden in Nettetal am Niederrhein in Germany, with around 450 varieties of snowdrops and organised successful February Snowdrop Days. He died in 2012.