Cover of: Encyclopedia of Hardy Plants | Derek Fell

Encyclopedia of Hardy Plants

Annuals, Bulbs, Herbs, Perennials, Shrubs, Trees, Vegetables, Fruits and Nuts

Published by Firefly Books in Buffalo, NY, Richmond Hill, Ont. .
Written in English.

About the Book

What is a hardy plant? What is a hardiness zone? What conditions affect hardiness? Gardening expert Derek Fell answers these and other questions of gardeners living in a temperate climate. He challenges strict adherence to the zone system and encourages readers to explore their garden's microclimates. Doing so can add two or three zones to a plant hardiness rating. Encyclopedia of Hardy Plants is a comprehensive reference organized by plant type. Its easy-to-use directory format provides quick retrieval of specific data on over 700 recommended plants. Along with full color photographs of favorite annuals, bulbs, herbs, perennials, shrubs, trees, vegetables, fruits and nuts, the author includes: Botanical and common names; Zone ratings; Height, width and growth habits; Flower, fruit, vegetable and nut production; Suggested uses; Soil, water and sunlight requirements; Planting tips and combinations; Preferred species and hybrids. Encyclopedia of Hardy Plants provides a combination of observations, expertise and master photographs. - Publisher.

Table of Contents

Introduction : What is a hardy plant?
Annuals
Bulbs
Herbs
Perennials
Shrubs
Trees
Vegetables, fruits, & nuts
About the author

The Physical Object

Format
Hardcover
Pagination
224 p.
Number of pages
224
Dimensions
11.3 x 8.5 x 1.1 inches
Weight
2.6 pounds

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL8571448M
Internet Archive
isbn_9781554072408
ISBN 10
1554072409
ISBN 13
9781554072408
Library Thing
4877357
Goodreads
570163
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