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The Gardener's A-Z Guide to Growing Flowers from Seed to Bloom - (Potting-Bench Reference Books) by Eileen Powell (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 528

Genre: Gardening

Sub-Genre: Flowers

Series Title: Potting-Bench Reference Books

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Storey Publishing

Age Range: Adult

Book theme: General

Author: Eileen Powell

Language: English

Street Date: February 1, 2004
TCIN: 77315492
UPC: 9781580175173
Item Number (DPCI): 247-55-7368
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported


About the Book

This encyclopedia of more than 500 flowering plants is an indispensable handbook for successfully planning, planting, and tending beautiful bloom-filled gardens.

Book Synopsis

Plan a flower garden for season-long beauty and color with this comprehensive guide to growing 542 annuals, perennials, and bulbs. Plant-by-plant descriptions include specific growing instructions and precise information on regional suitability, sowing, transplanting, bloom time, propagation, and care, so you can choose and cultivate the species that will bloom brightest under your garden's unique conditions. With at-a-glance design planner lists and full-color photographs of more than 500 flowers, this essential reference source is sure to find a prized place on your potting bench.

Review Quotes

"This book is a flower lover's guide to growing 542 of the most popular annuals, perennials and bulbs." - Flowers & Herbs

"Powell's book is a guide to growing 542 annuals, perennials, and bulbs. Each entry has information on the plant's botanic name, common name, description (appearance, size, color, and best use in the garden), zones in which the genus can be grown, flowering season, sowing, germination, transplanting, care, propagation, and the best combination of flowers. The guide also contains a photo gallery of all the plants and a planning chart for selecting 1,487 species by height, color, and bloom time."


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Estimated ship weight: 2.26 pounds
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