Flowering Bulbs for Dummies

Flowering Bulbs for Dummies

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Get all the dirt on growing brilliant flowering bulbs, from traditional tulips to exotic fritillaria, all year 'round. Down-to-earth advice, step-by-step instructions, and dozens of colorful photos help you transform anyplace that has soil into a dazzling showcase of color and fragrance. Whether you're on new ground or firmly rooted in the perennial passions of bulb gardening, one guide is certain to help your creativity bloom -- Flowering Bulbs For Dummies. Choose from dozens of flowering bulbs for any climate with the fun and friendly tips you'll find sown throughout Flowering Bulbs For Dummies. Design an impressive garden with the space you have -- big or small, inside or out -- and find out how to make your bulbs bloom year after color-filled year. Grow your flowering bulbs in containers, minimize the annual onslaught of pests and diseases, and discover the ten best bulbs for cut-flower bouquets, along with pages and pages of hands-on advice for where to buy the best bulbs, from Acidanthera murialae to Zephyranthes grandiflora!show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 362 pages
  • 187.96 x 236.22 x 25.4mm | 635.03g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 0764551035
  • 9780764551031

About Glattstein

About the Authors Judy Glattstein is a garden consultant, instructor at the New York Botanical Garden, and a leader of tours for bulb enthusiasts to Holland and Asia. She is also the author of several popular gardening books, including The American Gardener's World of Bulbs. The National Gardening Association is recognized for its bimonthly National Gardening magazine and prolific work in science education for children. The Association is also the coauthor of Gardening For Dummies(R), Roses For Dummies(R), Annuals For Dummies(R), Perennials For Dummies(R), and Container Gardening For Dummies(R).show more