BulbsBook - 2003
Today, gardeners will find an astonishing variety of bulbs available -- even bulbs that bloom in autumn and winter. There are those suited for sun, for shade, for damp soil, for dry soil, for rock gardens, and even climbing varieties.
All of the essential information is provided for each of the approximately 300 varieties of flowering bulbs described in this book:Soil requirements Exposure to sun Fertilizers and irrigation Storage techniques Propagation Average height and color
Marco Leone highlights bulbs that make good cut flowers, bulbs known for their fragrance, and bulbs that can be forced. Along with the most common varieties, many lesser-known bulbs are also fully described.
Bulbs features:Varieties for spring (the classic bulb season) as well as summer, fall and winter Bulbs for the rock garden Cut flowers and indoor flowers
A practical, common sense guide, Bulbs lets readers discover how any patch of earth can be transformed into a garden for all seasons.