A Gardener's Encyclopedia of Wildflowers: How to Grow and Use Over 200 Beautiful Wildflowers

  • Title: A Gardener's Encyclopedia of Wildflowers: How to Grow and Use Over 200 Beautiful Wildflowers
  • Author: C. Colston Burrell
  • ISBN: 9780875967233
  • Page: 289
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A Gardener s Encyclopedia of Wildflowers How to Grow and Use Over Beautiful Wildflowers A Gardener s Encyclopedia of Wildflowers provides all the information gardeners need to choose and grow beautiful wildflowers that will thrive in their own gardens With this highly practical and visua
    A Gardener s Encyclopedia of Wildflowers provides all the information gardeners need to choose and grow beautiful wildflowers that will thrive in their own gardens With this highly practical and visual guide, even beginning gardeners can add wildflowers to their perennial beds or create lovely woodland, meadow, and prairie gardens A Gardener s Encyclopedia of WildflowersA Gardener s Encyclopedia of Wildflowers provides all the information gardeners need to choose and grow beautiful wildflowers that will thrive in their own gardens With this highly practical and visual guide, even beginning gardeners can add wildflowers to their perennial beds or create lovely woodland, meadow, and prairie gardens A Gardener s Encyclopedia of Wildflowers makes it easy to plan and plant any size or style of wildflower garden whether you have a bare strip along the driveway that you d like to turn into a sunny wildflower bed, a couple of shade trees you d like to underplant with woodland wildflowers, or an old field you d like to convert to an easy care meadow garden A Gardener s Encyclopedia of Wildflowers shows you the three main types of wildflower gardens woodland, meadow, and prairie and the soil and light conditions they need to thrive Next, you ll find in depth information on how and where to buy wildflower seeds and plants, including tips on how to avoid buying plants that have been collected from natural areas Sections on growing wildflowers present step by step instructions for preparing wildflower garden sites, planting, watering, fertilizing, and weeding Most wildflowers are naturally pest free, but for those times when problems crop up, this book offers organic control options for slugs, aphids, powdery mildew, animal damage, and other common garden problems The A to Z wildflower encyclopedia covers over 150 species of wildflowers, including perennials, annuals, and bulbs Each entry features a gorgeous color photograph of the wildflower, with its common and botanical names including how to pronounce them You ll learn where the plant growsnaturally and, when grown in gardens, what hardiness zones it will thrive in Next, you ll find a clear description of the plant s flowers, leaves, shape, size, and fruits or berries Plus, you ll find tips on the best places to use these plants in your garden, along with beautiful

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    About C. Colston Burrell


    1. C Colston Burrell is a garden designer, photographer, naturalist and award winning writer He is author of several books, including Hellebores A Comprehensive Guide winner of the 2007 AHS Book Award , Native Alternatives to Invasive Plants, Rodales Illustrated Encyclopedia of Perennials, revised in 2004, Perennials for Todays Gardens, Perennial Combinations, a Garden Book Club best selling title and A Gardeners Encyclopedia of Wildflowers winner of the 1997 AHS Book Award Cole serves as contributing editor to Horticulture magazine He lectures internationally on topics of design, plants and ecology He has undergraduate degrees in Botany and Horticulture, an M.S in Horticulture and a Master of Landscape Architecture degree from the University of Minnesota He is a lecturer in the Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Virginia.


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