144 pages, 150 photos
Presents the history of daffodil growing in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.
'This is a wonderfully illustrated account ... ' ... The book is well endowed with clear photographs ... It will be a real eye opener to many as to the various skills involved in producing a bunch of daffodils or a bag of bulbs to plant. ' ... suitable for the serious student of horticulture as well as being of interest to the amateur.' (Cornwall Gardens Trust, Newsletter, Summer 2006) 'This well-written and informative book deals admirably with the story of the historic and continuing importance of Cornwall's international status in daffodil development and production... 'Attractive and reasonably priced, Golden Harvest is a welcome addition to the existing list of books on daffodils. ... It combines ease of reading with much factual information.' (The Garden, June 2006) 'Golden Harvest is a welcome book. It narrates an excellent account of commercial daffodil growing in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. ... '... written by an author totally in command of the subject through first-hand experience, personal contribution, and knowledge ... with descriptive colour photographs of a very high order indeed. It's an attractive publication that will interest all horticulturists' (Institue of Horticulture, The Horticulturist, Summer 2006)'... it tells us more than only the history of the cultivation of daffodils in this part of Great Britain. A lot of attention is given to relevant growers' (Bloembollen Visie, 17.08.06)'A readable history of an old industry still thriving amidst 21st century challenges, a most accessible analysis of the diseases and pests that have threatened the daffodil, and helpful lists for those who major in historic daffodils ... offers something for every daffodil-minded reader.' (American Daffodil Society, The Daffodil Journal, vol. 43, issue 2, December 2006)'It is written in a clear and concise style and the presentation on each page is pleasing. The many and excellent photographs enlighten the text' (Old Cornwall, vol. XIII, no. 8, Spring 2007)'... deals admirably with the story of Cornwall's international status in daffodil development and production. ...'Attractive and reasonably priced, Golden Harvest is a welcome addition to the existing list of books on daffodils, providing a detailed, visual account of the West Country's daffodil industry. It combines ease of reading with much factual information, and should find a welcome home on many a flower-enthusiast's book shelf.' (The Cornish Garden, no. 50, 2007)
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