RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants

RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants

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The ultimate gardening reference: two volumes covering everything you need to know to keep your garden flourishing, from the experts at the RHS

Choose the plants you want for your garden and learn to position and care for them properly with the new edition of this perennial favourite. Detailed profiles of 15,500 garden plants: from new and exotic varieties to garden favourites, provide all the guidance you need.

Draw on authoritative, expert advice from Britain's leading horticulturists on cultivation, beating pests and diseases and creating outstanding displays. Includes a special section on how to use colour and in-depth features on the most popular plants such as lilies and hostas.
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  • Hardback | 1136 pages
  • 244 x 310 x 82mm | 5,480g
  • DK
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • over 6000
  • 1405332964
  • 9781405332965
  • 106,961

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'Unfailingly accurate, supremely inspiring and wonderfully illustrated ... a must for any gardener' Alan Titchmarsh
'. . . you can't do without it. As a reference book it is unsurpassed.' Guardian
'Absolutely essential' BBC Good Homes Hugely useful -- Alan Titchmarsh * BBC Gardeners World * Hugely useful -- Alan Titchmarsh * BBC Gardeners World *
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About DK

Formerly Director General of the Royal Horticultural Society, Christopher Brickell is an eminent plantsman. In 1976 he was awarded the RHS Victoria Medal of Honour for his services to horticulture, followed by the CBE in 1991. A former editor of The Plantsman, he has published many botanical and horticultural papers and articles and chaired the International Commission for the Nomenclature of Cultivated Plants. In 1990 he was editor-in-chief for the first edition of Dorling Kindersley's bestselling RHS Encyclopedia of Plants & Flowers (now in its 6th edition and with sales of over three million copies). This was followed by RHS Encyclopedia of Gardening, RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants and RHS Pruning & Training. He has recently completed full updates of the RHS A-Z of Garden Plants, RHS Pruning & Training, as well as RHS Encyclopedia of Plants & Flowers.
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