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A personal selection and authoritative guide to the most beautiful bulbs on the earth.


The publication of Anna Pavord's guide to her favorite bulbs, corms, and tubers is an event to be celebrated. Here, the world famous author of The Tulip, selects 540 favorite bulbs, more bulbs than and gardener could grow in a lifetime.

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Overview

A personal selection and authoritative guide to the most beautiful bulbs on the earth.


The publication of Anna Pavord's guide to her favorite bulbs, corms, and tubers is an event to be celebrated. Here, the world famous author of The Tulip, selects 540 favorite bulbs, more bulbs than and gardener could grow in a lifetime.

Easy-to-grow, generally inexpensive and highly accessible, bulbs are readily available from many outlets. From acis, anemones and arums to zantedeschia, zephyranthes, and zigadenus, this alphabetical collection provides inspiration, insight, anecdote, and helpful advice. Special photography reveals the glory of each bulb, explaining flowering size, height, planting depth and requires soil and climatic conditions.

This gorgeous book, a complete deluxe package, will appeal to gardeners as the world's most authoritative and affordable reference work on bulbs.

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Dominique Browning
This is the most beautiful garden book of the season. Quite apart from its liveliness and wit, Bulb is handsomely produced, full of ravishing photographs by Andrew Lawson and Torie Chugg, and, appropriately enough, positively biblical in its binding. (There's even a ribbon to mark your place—when was the last time you saw that in a garden book?)…A few moments with Pavord is worth a few hours with a psychiatrist.
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In her latest splendid botanical endeavor, British gardening journalist Pavord (Tulip) expands on her passion for the tulip to include information on all kinds of bulbs, corms, tubers, and rhizomes. Writing with a deliciously brisk sense of wit, Pavord provides a short history of these fascinating varieties of flowers and some general details about planting them. The real strength here is the 600 lushly illustrated entries, alphabetically arranged by genus, each including specifics about habitat, hardiness, season, and height, along with Pavord's suggestions for growing the specific plant in your garden. The only thing lacking in this otherwise excellent source is a common name index so that those searching for information on snowdrops, for example, might find them more quickly than by looking under Galanthus. VERDICT Even those who have John E. Bryan's Bulbs or Jane McGary's Bulbs of North America will still want to find room for Pavord's eminently useful guide. Both newly minted gardeners and those with years of practical digging experience will find Pavord's treatise to be a solid introduction to these botanical treasures.—John Charles, Scottsdale P.L., AZ
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781845335328
  • Publisher: Octopus Books
  • Publication date: 11/1/2009
  • Pages: 544
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Anna Pavord writes for several magazines in the UK and she has authored eight books, including the internationally acclaimed bestseller, The Tulip.


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