Timber Press Pocket Guide to Bulbs
Master Gardener-like information on cultivation, maintenance, zone, disease, and insects.
The Daily Plant It
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.
- Format: Flexibind
- Pages: 228 pp.
- Book dimensions: 5¾ x 8¼ in. (210 x 145 mm.)
- Images: 302 color photos, 2 maps
- ISBN-10: 0881927252
- ISBN-13: 9780881927252
- Product code: 682725
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"Bryan's easy-to-follow guide is recommended for all gardeners."
"This pocket guide will be enjoyed by all levels of gardeners and will help them select the best varieties for their own gardens."
"Throughout the book you will find Master Gardener-like information on cultivation, maintenance, zone, disease, and insects."
—George Graine, The Daily Plant It
"Should make shopping easier and will, perhaps, introduce you to some bulbs you didn't know."
—Karin E. Guzy, Perennial Notes
"The value of this book is in the hundreds of minor and unusual bulbs that ... are featured."
—John E. Bryan, Seattle Post-Intelligencer
"A beautifully illustrated, quick reference guide to a mother lode of choice geophytes for your garden."
—Kathleen Donohue, American Bungalow
"There are 300 color photos of bulbs, corms, tubers, and rhizomes in bloom, and each of them is a work of art."
—Don Davis, Lynchburg News and Advance
"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
"Lovely pictures and descriptions of more than 700 bulb species, cultivars, and hybrids."
—Patricia A. Taylor, Trenton Times