The Plant Lover's Guide to Dahlias
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- Publisher: Timber Press in association with the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
- Author: Andy Vernon
- ISBN 9781604694161
- 256 pages
- Hardback, 229 x 203 mm
- 291 colour photos
In association with Kew, the Plant Lover’s Guides offer a rich source of information on both new and classic garden plants. Written by enthusiastic experts, they recommend the best varieties for different situations, inspire ideas for new plant combinations, and are packed with resources for the home gardener. Each book is dedicated to a plant group, with recommendations on classic and new plants and extensive plant lists with 100 of the top performers. With vibrant photography of both the plants and gardens, this series will grow into a handsome reference library that gardeners will cherish.
Dahlias offer rich delights to those who love colour. Life-long dahlia enthusiast Andy Vernon recommends the best plants for containers, colour, foliage, cut flowers and attracting pollinators, and explains how to look after your dahlias with advice on everything from sowing seed to overwintering. Andy will help you discover colourful new varieties and how to improve their propagation rate.
About the author
Andy Vernon is a plantsman, gardener, television producer and director, whose past credits include BBS Gardener’s World and The Great British Garden Revival.
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