RHS Encyclopedia of Plants & Flowers

RHS Encyclopedia of Plants & Flowers

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A practical guide to planning, developing and nurturing a garden, from the experts at the RHS

An expert guide to growing your dream garden. Choose the plants you want for your garden, without knowing their botanical names, with over 8,000 easy-to-find entries and thousands of photographs you'll have all the guidance you need.

Draw on authoritative, expert advice from Britain's leading horticulturists on cultivation and beating pests and diseases. Plus, create outstanding displays with a special section on how to use colour and in-depth features on the most popular plants such as lilies and hostas.

A must-have for any gardener.

". . . you can't do without it. As a reference book it is unsurpassed." Guardian
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Product details

  • Hardback | 744 pages
  • 234 x 288 x 45mm | 3,062g
  • DK
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 4th ed.
  • 140533097X
  • 9781405330978
  • 242,887

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'. . . you can't do without it. As a reference book it is unsurpassed.' Guardian
'Absolutely essential' BBC Good Homes '. . . you can't do without it. As a reference book it is unsurpassed.' Guardian
'Absolutely essential' BBC Good Homes
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About Christopher Brickell

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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