The Kew Gardener s Guide to Growing Bulbs

In this book Richard Wilford shows the key differences between bulbs, corms and tubers, he explains the importance of planting times and techniques, he explains simple methods for propagation, as well as planting instructions for growing in ...

The Kew Gardener s Guide to Growing Bulbs

Author: Richard Wilford

Publisher: White Lion Publishing

ISBN: 071124717X

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The new Kew guide to planting and cultivating bulbs features 12 easy and inspiring projects, detailed information on 66 of the most important species to grow, accompanied by Kew's beautiful botanical illustrations. With expert advice from Kew bulb expert Richard Wilford and the Kew Gardens team, this is the ultimate companion to growing and planting with bulbs. In this book Richard Wilford shows the key differences between bulbs, corms and tubers, he explains the importance of planting times and techniques, he explains simple methods for propagation, as well as planting instructions for growing in borders, within grassy areas or in containers. He identifies the most popular flowering times and provides bulbs of interest all year round. He presents all the important bulbs, from winter snowdrops, crocuses, cyclamen, hyacinths, irises; spring daffodils, tulips, snowflakes, lily-of-the-valley; summer alliums, lilies, agapanthus, foxtail lily; as well as autumn snowflakes, colchicum, cyclamen and amaryllis. The 12 special projects are broad and attractive. They comprise: how to grow and display ornamental onions; how to plant hippeastrums indoors on a windowsill; how to establish a carpet of anemones; how to layer bulbs in containers 'lasagne' style; how to plant a drift of snake's head fritillaries; how to establish bulbs in a shady border; how to design a spring bulb extravaganza; how to make a cutting patch for bulbs; how to grow tulips from seed; how to naturalise autumn-flowering bulbs; how to establish a winter bulb garden; and how to time a three-month display of tulips. Bulb problems and pests easily handled in the troubleshooting section, and a handy checklist of what to do when guides growers throughout the year. The Kew Gardener's Guide to Growing Bulbs is part of the Kew Gardener's Guide to Growing series and is accompanied by Growing Herbs, Growing House Plants, Growing Vegetables, Growing Orchids and Growing Fruit. The only book you'll need to grow more than 66 species, beautifully, practically, successfully.

The Kew Gardener s Guide to Growing Orchids

A combination of botanical beauty and practical advice in Kew Gardener’s Guide to Growing Orchids will inspire beginners and experienced growers to love and grow 60 beautiful orchids and 12 inspirational projects.

The Kew Gardener s Guide to Growing Orchids

Author: Philip Seaton

Publisher: White Lion Publishing

ISBN: 0711242801

Page: 144

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A combination of botanical beauty and practical advice in Kew Gardener’s Guide to Growing Orchids will inspire beginners and experienced growers to love and grow 60 beautiful orchids and 12 inspirational projects. From growing from seed to harvesting vanilla pods, the projects will bring the wonderful world of orchids to life and produce confident, keen growers wanting to expand their experience of these exotic flora.

The Kew Gardener s Guide to Growing House Plants

The art and science to grow your own house plants KAY MAGUIRE, Kew Royal
Botanic Gardens. FLOWERING False ... In winter, the bulb is dormant, the leaves
die back and false shamrock needs no water. Begin watering again after a ...

The Kew Gardener s Guide to Growing House Plants

Author: KAY MAGUIRE

Publisher: White Lion Publishing

ISBN: 0711240000

Page: 144

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Which are delicate and which indestructable? - We show how to find the right home for your plants and the right plants for your home. KEW GROWING HOUSE PLANTS is a beautifully illustrated giftable gardening reference book, combining exquisite botanical illustrations with practical indoor projects. Readers can discover over 70 life-changing plants and 12 home-transforming projects. Each project is described and illustrated with step-by-step photographs. Starting from the premise that we want to show how to grow the right plant in the right place, we demonstrate the benefits of all common house plants and how to care and curate them in the home. Includes cacti, succulents, bromeliads including air plants, foliage house plants, flowering house plants, house plants for scent and air freshening.

Growing Garden Bulbs

A popular new gardening book in the Kew Growing series (which includes Growing Windowsill Orchids and Growing Hardy Orchids), focusing on the growing of temperate garden bulbs in the outdoor garden.

Growing Garden Bulbs

Author: Richard Wilford

Publisher: Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

ISBN: 9781842464717

Page: 60

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This volume focuses on the growing of temperate garden bulbs in the outdoor garden. With some 30 years experience of growing and writing about bulbs, Richard Wilford shares his expert knowledge on choosing the best bulbs to grow. His step by step instructions cover all aspects of bulb growing with chapters on planting, naturalising, growing bulbs in pots, what and when to buy, how to select the best bulbs, keeping pests and diseases at bay and, for the more adventurous, propagating plants.

Growing Bulbs

This guide features an A-to-Z directory of Alan's recommended bulbs, corms, tubers, and rhizomes; easy-to-follow plans showing how to use bulbs in various situations and at different times of year; practical tips for growing bulbs in grass, ...

Growing Bulbs

Author: Alan Titchmarsh

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 184607407X

Page: 128

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Daffodils and tulips herald the arrival of spring, but from the earliest snowdrops to autumn crocosmias, bulbs bring colour and interest to gardens all year round. They can be naturalized in lawns, planted in containers, fill gaps between shrubs or form the basis of stunning borders. This definitive guide gives you Alan Titchmarsh's advice on how to plant bulbs for best effect in your garden. * A-Z directory of Alan's recommended bulbs, corms, tubers and rhizomes * Easy-to-follow plans show how to use bulbs in various situations and at different times of year * Practical tips for growing bulbs in grass, rockeries, containers, indoors and for cutting * Planting and growing techniques * Seasonal planting for year-round colour and scent

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Gardening with Tulips

This pictorial guide presents a fresh approach to using these popular bulbs in contemporary gardens. The book begins with a history of tulips and moves on to design approaches and tips for various plant combinations.

Gardening with Tulips

Author: Michael King

Publisher: Timber Press (OR)

ISBN: 9780881927443

Page: 192

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This pictorial guide presents a fresh approach to using these popular bulbs in contemporary gardens. The book begins with a history of tulips and moves on to design approaches and tips for various plant combinations. Twenty groups of tulips are described in detail, and a separate chapter deals exclusively with color varieties, making it easy for readers to choose tulips to create a wide palette of color combinations in their garden. Complete growing and maintenance instructions are also provided.

Waterstone s Guide to Books

50 HEATH , R . E . Collector ' s Alpines Their cultivation in frames and alpine
houses . ... 95 MATHEW , BRIAN Flowering Bulbs for the Garden An authoritative
Kew gardening guide , superbly illustrated and with much information on special
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Waterstone s Guide to Books

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The Big Book of Flower Gardening

A Guide to Growing Beautiful Annuals, Perennials, Bulbs and Roses Time-Life
Books Time-Life Books Editors. BULBS one-third or more of its length on each 14
- to 20-inch stem; 'Cassata' has white petals and a ruffled lemon yellow cup aging
to white; 'Colbanc' is pure white with an "eye" ... Ranunculus (ra-NUN-kew-h is) ...

The Big Book of Flower Gardening

Author: Time-Life Books

Publisher: Time Life Medical

ISBN: 9780737006179

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An all-in-one source for beginner and expert alike. Learn how to prepare a bed, select and combine the right flowers, maintain the plants and create months of nonstop color and fragrance. Over 500 full-color photos, and illustrated entries on more than 600 varieties of plants.

Herbaceous Perennial Plants

Standardized Plant Names , 2nd ed . J. Horace ... Bulbs . Arco Publishing Co. ,
New York , NY . Mathew , Brian . 1978. The Large Bulbs . B.T. Batsford Ltd. ,
London , England . Mathew , Brian . 1987. ... A Kew Gardening Guide .
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Herbaceous Perennial Plants

Author: Allan M. Armitage

Publisher: Stipes Pub Llc

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Gardening Illustrated

A Kew grow well in peat ; some few refuse properly , seedlings arrive at the
flowering stage complete cessation of manurial stimulants ... A cold frame water .
struck when the bulbs were planted among low- will do well , but results are more
speedily Constant attention ... off in of bulbils , which , in their turn , will be
carefully that we print it here as a guide to our readers the size and number of the
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The Gardeners Chronicle

... of flowers , the bulbs bought in the trade as the common form ; some have
green tips , some yellow tips , others yellow - green tips ... However this may be ,
they are splendid bulbs for the rock garden , and at the present time form one of
the chief attractions in the Kew rockeries , and , in ... In many ways is this species
superior to the Apennine plant , it begins to open its blooms soon after Christmas
, and ...

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Guide to the Specialist Nurseries Garden Suppliers of Britain and Ireland

In addition there are a variety of Fruit Trees , Ferns , Heathers and Alpines as well
as seasonal Bulbs . ... All the stock is grown at the nursery , with an Alpine
greenhouse and a second for specimen pot grown plants while the 1 acre
landscaped grounds are ... David Clark is the author of Kew Gardening Guide
Fuchsias , Kew Gardening Guide - Pelargoniums , Oakleigh Guide to Fuchsias ,
and Oakleigh ...

Guide to the Specialist Nurseries   Garden Suppliers of Britain and Ireland

Author: Sarah Cotton

Publisher: International Specialized Book Service Incorporated

ISBN: 9781870673051

Page: 290

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Gardeners Chronicle New Horticulturist

We have been lately looking at a large number of flowers , the bulbs bought in
the trade as the common form ; some have green tips , some yellow tips , others
yellow - green tips , and indeed all the shades between yellow and green may be
... they are splendid bulbs for the rock garden , and at the present time form one
of the chief attractions in the Kew rockeries , and ... In many ways is this species
superior to the Apennine plant , it begins to open its blooms soon after Christmas
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The Plant Lover s Guide to Tulips

These gorgeous guides celebrate the beauty of each plant and form a comprehensive library that every plant lover will want to own.

The Plant Lover s Guide to Tulips

Author: Richard Wilford

Publisher: Timber Press

ISBN: 160469534X

Page: 224

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Tulips are one of the most popular spring-flowering bulbs. Available in a huge range of colors and in a wide array of shapes, they’re a mainstay of most spring gardens. They are the focus of festivals worldwide and are a sure sign spring is on the way. The Plant Lover’s Guide to Tulips, by Richard Wilford of the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, profiles 100 commonly available species and cultivars, and features growing information, recommendations for companion plants, and tips on how to use tulips in the landscape. More than 250 color photographs bring these colorful gems to life.

Hippeastrum

Hippeastrum

Author: Veronica M. Read

Publisher: Timber Press (OR)

ISBN: 9780881926392

Page: 296

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The hybrids of Hippeastrum, also known by gardeners as amaryllis, have long been popular indoor plants, their flamboyant blooms bringing cheer during the dark winter months. This book for gardeners describes the astonishing range of hybrids now available and explains how to get the best results from these rewarding plants whether grown indoors, outdoors, or under glass.

Gardeners Chronicle Horticultural Trade Journal

ON ' T miss Swains ' new , gloriously illustrated catalague , free from the firm that
specialises in highest quality bulbs , seeds , plants , etc . , at lowest prices . ...
Hardy , easily grown Amaryllis belladonna , 2 / 6 , 27 / 6 doz . ; Arum dranunculus
3 / 6 . ... Write now I for Toynbee ' s new 142 - page Catalogue , and Gardeners '
Guide , packed full of useful tips and information ... Examination by Mr . W . M .
Campbell , N . D . H . , V . M . H . , P . P . Inst . P . H . , formerly Curator of Kew
Gardens .

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Many years since , as a single bulb , it came into the hands of Mr. Bailey's
predecesor at the Briars from Mr. W. Bull's Chelsea establishment . It was even
grown for some time in a pot by the gardener's wife , who petted it , but eventually
handed it over to her husband who shisted it , grew it on ... and to prepare a code
of rules as a guide to exhibitors and judges . ... In the last number of the Kew
Bulletin , Dr. STAPF calls attention to a curious little bulbous Violet found in the
Himalayas , at ...

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