By: David Squire
160 pages, 260 full-colour photographs, col illus
Palms, with their distinctive fronds, and seed-bearing cycads add exotic appeal to any setting. This handy sourcebook provides sound advice on selecting a suitable plant and choosing the best location for it. Ninety-nine palm and 17 cycad species are profiled in A-Z style - with further entries on 85 palm and 18 cycad species.
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David Squire trained as a horticulturist at the Hertfordshire College of Agriculture in St Albans, and at the Royal Horticultural Society, where he was awarded the Wisley Diploma in Horticulture. He has worked for many years as a gardening writer and editor, has contributed to numerous magazines and gardening partworks and is the author (or co-author) of more than 70 gardening and plant-related books. These include The Garden (Thames and Hudson), The Small Garden (Parragon), The Healing Garden (Chrysalis Books), The Scented Garden (Orion) - which won the Quill and Trowel Award of the Garden Writers of America - and several volumes in New Holland's 'Specialist' gardening series. His most recent book is Successful Bonsai (New Holland). He lives in West Sussex, England.
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