Buried Treasures: Finding and Growing the World's Choicest Bulbs

Buried Treasures: Finding and Growing the World's Choicest Bulbs

by Janis Ruksans
     
 

For decades, Janis Rukšans has been scouring remote and dangerous regions of Europe and Asia to bring back the botanical treasures that he describes in this book. Packed with accounts of his extensive travels, Buried Treasures also offers an abundance of trustworthy information about the care and cultivation of every major and minor genus of

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For decades, Janis Rukšans has been scouring remote and dangerous regions of Europe and Asia to bring back the botanical treasures that he describes in this book. Packed with accounts of his extensive travels, Buried Treasures also offers an abundance of trustworthy information about the care and cultivation of every major and minor genus of bulb-forming plant.

Editorial Reviews

Munster Times
“The book contains well-written accounts of the adventures of a modern plant explorer, gorgeous color plates of the author’s discoveries, and perhaps best of all, insider tips on how the grow the plants [Ruksans] worked with for nearly a lifetime.”

American Bungalow
"Part garden book, part international thriller, the author literally goes to the ends of the earth to discover and cultivate rare bulbs."
— Kathleen Donohue
American Bungalow - Kathleen Donohue
"Part garden book, part international thriller, the author literally goes to the ends of the earth to discover and cultivate rare bulbs."
From the Publisher
“The book contains well-written accounts of the adventures of a modern plant explorer, gorgeous color plates of the author’s discoveries, and perhaps best of all, insider tips on how the grow the plants [Ruksans] worked with for nearly a lifetime.”

"Part garden book, part international thriller, the author literally goes to the ends of the earth to discover and cultivate rare bulbs."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780881928181
Publisher:
Timber Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/15/2007
Pages:
460
Sales rank:
1,471,805
Product dimensions:
7.75(w) x 10.64(h) x 1.55(d)

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