This wonderfully inspirational guide for green thumbs and novice gardeners alike features more than 2,250 plants that Canadian gardeners enjoy growing.
The breathtaking full-colour photographs make it easy to identify the different types of plants and to picture the beautiful trees, shrubs, perennials, bulbs and other plants in their own gardens.
The Ultimate Plant Book is arranged by plant group, with sections on trees; shrubs; annuals and perennials; grasses, sedges and bamboos; fruit and nut trees; bulbs, corms and tubers; cacti and succulents; vegetables and herbs; climbers and creepers; ferns, palms and cycads; and orchids.
The Ultimate Plant Book includes advice from international experts on planning and preparing a garden, along with useful lists of plants suitable for all types of growing conditions. Detailed and practical, this ultimate gardening reference book provides specifics on every genus—including a table of the most popular species and cultivators in that genus—along with information on natural habitat, flower colour, blooming or production season, height and width, hardiness zone and frost tolerance. A “Top Tip” box for every genus offers helpful hints that will make gardening even easier!
...a mini home gardening course! a word of warning - do not drop this book on your toes as you carry it around from spot to spot in your garden...