Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers (Hardcover)
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Find new gardening inspiration with this compelling updated encyclopedia for all gardening enthusiasts!
Achieve that beautiful garden oasis you’ve always dreamed of, and find endless inspiration and guidance for your garden to thrive with this gardening guide!
This fully comprehensive yet easy-to-use informative planting guide is what every gardener needs on their bookshelf. Here’s what you’ll find inside:
• A photographic catalog of 4,000 plants and flowers grouped by type, size, then color, allowing readers to browse and find the best plants for their garden
• A detailed “Plant Dictionary” describes more than 8,000 species and varieties, and their ideal growing conditions
• In the Introduction, a “Plant Selector” section lists ideal plants for particular growing conditions, like coastal areas, shady spots and different soil types
• Fully updated text from garden plant specialists, with more than 1,380 new plants added, including the latest and most popular cultivars
Discover perennials, bulbs, shrubs, trees, succulents and ornamental shrubs, all showcased in beautiful, full-color photography to help elevate your garden to the next level. Use the extensive plant dictionary to look up more than 8,000 plant varieties and the best growing conditions.
Written by a team of more than 15 top horticultural specialists under the guidance of internationally renowned gardener and botanist Christopher Brickell, this gardening encyclopedia appeals to all levels of gardeners and continually inspires with achievable garden ideas.
This informative yet inspirational book about gardening will appeal to beginners or more experienced gardeners interested in the latest cultivars and horticultural advice.
About the Author
Christopher Brickell, former director of the Royal Horticultural Society, is an eminent horticulturist. In 1976, he was awarded the Victoria Medal of Honour for services to horticulture, followed by a CBE. A former editor of The Plantsman, he has also chaired the International Commission for the Nomenclature of Cultivated Plants. He has worked on several publications with DK including the previous editions of Plants & Flowers and A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. He is assisted by a team of plant specialist contributors, who will identify the latest and best plant varieties.