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The Gardener's Guide to Growing Fritillaries

Handbook / Manual
By: Kevin Pratt and Michael Jefferson-Brown
160 pages, colour photos, b/w illustrations
Publisher: David & Charles
The Gardener's Guide to Growing Fritillaries
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  • The Gardener's Guide to Growing Fritillaries ISBN: 9780715314029 Paperback Apr 2002 Availability uncertain: order now to get this when available
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  • The Gardener's Guide to Growing Fritillaries ISBN: 9780715302293 Hardback Mar 1997 Out of Print #68977
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About this book

A complete, practical guide to growing and collecting these captivating spring-flowering plants and using them to best effect in the garden.

Contents

Introduction

1 The Fascination of Fritillaries
2 Botany & Distribution
3 Buying & Cultivating Fritillaries
4 Plant Associations
5 Propagation & Breeding
6 Fritillaries in the Wild
7 People & Their Plants
8 Fritillaries in North America
9 Showing Fritillaries
10 A-Z List of Fritillaries

Glossary
Appendices
Index

Customer Reviews

Biography

Kevin Pratt is a bulb and alpine enthusiast who writes and lectures for a number of gardening societies including the Alpine Garden Society, The National Council for the Conservation of Plants and Gardens and the RHS Lily Group. Since 1985 he has been holder of the National Collection of Fritillaries which holds over 100 species. He also works as a gardening consultant and landscape designer. He lives in Edgeley, near Stockport.

Michael Jefferson-Brown has been a prominent figure on RHS committees and a regular judge, as well as running an internationally renowned bulb farm which won nearly one hundred gold medals at Chelsea. He is the author of The Easy Garden Month-by-Month and the award winning Gardener's Guide to Growing Lilies, both published by David & Charles, and he contributes to gardening magazines regularly. He lives in Hanley Swan, Worcs.
Handbook / Manual
By: Kevin Pratt and Michael Jefferson-Brown
160 pages, colour photos, b/w illustrations
Publisher: David & Charles
Media reviews
Everything you need to know about growing these particularly beautiful plants.
- Sunday Telegraph
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