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The Kew Gardener's Guide to Growing Bulbs

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The Kew Gardener's Guide to Growing Bulbs is the definitive handbook to storing, planting and displaying bulbs.

Author: Richard Wilford. 144pp. 100 colour illustrations. 210 x 160mm. Hardback, ISBN 9780711239340, Frances Lincoln in association with Kew Publishing, 2019

Bulbs offer gardeners beautiful displays throughout the year, from snowdrops and crocuses in early spring to cyclamen and nerines in late summer, and the range of colours and shapes is limitless. Written and endorsed by experts at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, The Kew Gardener's Guide to Growing Bulbs is the definite handbook to storing, planting and displaying them. Sixty-six different plants are profiled, with lists of the very best cultivars, and twelve exciting projects offer inspiration for a range of uses in different garden situations.


Richard Wilford is the Manager of Garden Design at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. He has a particular interest in bulbs and is a member of the Royal Horticultural Society's Bulb Committee. He writes extensively for Kew Magazine and Gardens Illustrated, amongst other publications. 


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Both books [Growing Fruit and Growing Bulbs] are gems, they are attractively laid out so that they will make perfect presents. 

- Alys Fowler, Gardens Illustrated

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