Synopses & Reviews
Gardeners of all levels will appreciate this sturdy, handy pocket guide's detailed information for successful bulb cultivation and identification. This is an accessible and comprehensive reference to more than 700 bulb species, cultivars, and hybrids. Illustrated with 300 photographs, it includes basic information on cultivation, maintenance, and pests and diseases as well as lists of bulbs for specific landscape uses. Every garden can be enhanced by the beauty of bulbs throughout the year, and this guide will help gardeners narrow down their choices and select the best varieties for their own garden.
andquot;Bryan's easy-to-follow guide is recommended for all gardeners.andquot;
and#8212;Library Journal, September 1, 2005
"The text is liberally supplemented with 300 striking color photographs. ... The usefulness of the book is further enhanced by its compact size, which makes this attractive book very portable."
— January Adams, American Reference Books Annual, March 2006
"Bryan's easy-to-follow guide is recommended for all gardeners."
—Library Journal, September 1, 2005 Library Journal
"This pocket guide will be enjoyed by all levels of gardeners and will help them select the best varieties for their own gardens."
"Beautifully illustrated quick reference guide to a mother lode of choice geophytes for your garden."
This handy guide provides descriptions of more than 700 of the best garden bulbs along with 300 color photographs. Descriptions include basic information on cultivation, maintenance, pests, and bulbs for specific landscape uses.
About the Author
John E. Bryan is a horticultural consultant, lecturer, and television personality. He also publishes a monthly gardening newsletter and leads annual garden tours to Europe and South Africa. John has written and edited several books on bulbs, including Bulbs (2002). He gardens in the Bay area of California.