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Taylor's guide to bulbs : how to select and grow 480 species of spring and summer bulbs / [Barbara W. Ellis].

Ellis, Barbara W. (Author).
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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Taylor's guides to gardening.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jay Co PL - Portland 635.94 E47 (Text) 76383000304294 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Thorntown PL - Thorntown 635.94 ELL (Text) 30034000589831 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Winchester Comm. PL - Winchester 635.9 ELL (Text) 76682000101718 Adult Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 0618068902
  • Physical Description: 439 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2001.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- What is a bulb? -- Deciding what to grow -- Buying bulbs -- Hardiness -- Growing bulbs -- Propagating bulbs -- Gallery of plants -- Encyclopedia of plants -- Hardiness zone map -- Photo credits -- Index.
Summary, etc.:
Counter From the earliest harbingers of spring to the lilies of summer and the crocuses of fall, nothing adds color to a garden quite like bulbs do. Use this fully illustrated, comprehensive guide to select the best bulbs to create an ever-changing parade of garden color. In it you'll find: * The best cultivars of beloved hardy bulbs such as tulips and daffodils * Exciting new tender bulbs to grow for summer color--or in containers * Lists of bulbs by bloom time to guide your selections and ensure flowers from late winter through fall * Detailed instructions for propagating bulbs * Complete information on how to overwinter tender bulbs * Instructions on forcing bulbs for indoor flowers For every plant pictured, you'll find complete growing information, including sun, shade, and soil requirements.
Subject: Bulbs (Plants)

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