The bulk of this guide comprises a comprehensive directory of the most popular varieties of clematis and other climbing plants. Entries include: background information on general characteristics, planting and care; a visual chart listing the most popular varieties and cultivars, with instantly-accessed information on height, spread, colour of flower, hardiness, moisture and sunlight requirements; seasonal guides indicating the flowering season; a table of plant care with concise advice on soil, site, general care, pruning and pests and diseases; and expert tip boxes. The book opens with a practical guide to gardening techniques, which covers: assessing your plot for soil quality, drainage, sun and shade; where to buy and how to tell if the plant is healthy; when, how and where to plant; specialist advice on how best to train climbers; creative ideas for planting combinations; caring for your plants throughout the year; and increasing your stock with propagation techniques. The book closes with a section on plant problems, comprising of a trouble-shooting flow chart to help identify the problem and a directory of all the pests and diseases you are likely to do battle with.
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Book Description Collins, London, United Kingdom, 2003. Limp. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 006458
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 160 pages. 9.61x7.40x0.55 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0007146523
Book Description Collins, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0007146523