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Reviews of Taylor's Guide to Bulbs: How to Select and Grow More Than 400 Summer-Hardy and Tender Bulbs

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Author (1): Barbara W. Ellis

Softcopy edition:
Publish date: March 2001
Published by: Houghton Mifflin Company
List price: $23.00
ISBN Number: 0618068902



  Garden Bookworm editor's notes:  
From the earliest harbingers of spring to the lilies of summer and the crocuses of fall, nothing adds color to a garden quite like bulbs do. Use this fully illustrated, comprehensive guide to select the best bulbs to create an ever-changing parade of garden color. In it you'll find:

* The best cultivars of beloved hardy bulbs such as tulips and daffodils
* Exciting new tender bulbs to grow for summer color--or in containers
* Lists of bulbs by bloom time to guide your selections and ensure flowers from late winter through fall
* Detailed instructions for propagating bulbs
* Complete information on how to overwinter tender bulbs
* Instructions on forcing bulbs for indoor flowers

For every plant pictured, you'll find complete growing information, including sun, shade, and soil requirements.

  Feedback History and Summary  
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Positive roundshm On Dec 31, 2004, roundshm wrote:

A great little book. As a new gardener I had it on the patio with me when I planted my bulbs this fall. It is full of good photos and has a "how to grow" section that I found very helpfull. It details where/when and how deep specific bulbs should be planted.

Positive Paulwhwest On Feb 12, 2004, Paulwhwest wrote:

A very useful and complete encyclopedia of bulbs with plenty of information on culture and care, as well as detailed descriptions of specific species, and many great photos.

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