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Royal Horticultural Society Propagating Plants: Fully Illustrated Plant-By-Plant Manual of Practical Techniques

Handbook / Manual

Edited By: Alan Toogood

320 pages, Col photos and illus

Dorling Kindersley

Paperback | Jan 2011 | #183283 | ISBN-13: 9781405315258
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NHBS Price: £16.99 $21/€20 approx
Hardback | Jul 2002 | #98089 | ISBN: 0751303658
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About this book

Practical guide to the successful propagation of all garden plants - from trees and shrubs to culinary herbs.
`Too good to be true is one's immediate reaction on examining this touchstone book, which puts others on the topic into the propagative dust. Over 1800 spectacular photos by Peter Anderson presented in the usual clear DK style sparkle throughout the book. An excellent 40-page introduction precedes the 262-page heart of the book that deals with seven broad groups of plants: garden trees; shrubs and climbers; perrenials; annuals and bienniels; cacti and other succulents; bulbous plants; veggies - in all over 1500 taxa described in A-Z sequence within each group.' Rudolf Schmid, Taxon.


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Biography

Alan Toogood (Editor-in-Chief) trained at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. He has worked as a horticultural journalist on Gardener's Chronicle and Amateur Gardening, lectured in Horticulture and was editor of Greenhouse magazine. He is now a freelance horticultural journalist and consultant, Horticulture Correspondant for The Times and Features Coordinator for The Garden. Alan resides in Hampshire.

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