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Grow hearty dahlias, delicate freesia, autumn crocuses, spring hyacinths, winter snowdrops, indoors or out, from healthy bulbs to flowering splendor with the help of this practical, how-to guide for beginners. View 150 lush photographs and choose from hundreds of varieties of bulbous plants from more than 50 genera, including Allium, Gladiolus, Hyacinthus and Tulipa, to add beauty and versatility to any garden. Each entry in the A to Z directory explains how to buy individual bulbs; when, how and where to plant, from grass and outside containers to an alpine greenhouse; and how to care for plants, before, during and after flowering, including: soil preparation; feeding and dead-heading; propagation; and controlling and preventing pests and diseases.
Offers practical advice on choosing, buying, planting and growing hundreds of species and varieties from over 50 genera.
Practical advice on choosing, buying, planting and growing hundreds of species and varieties.