Hostas: An Illustrated Guide to Varieties, Cultivation and Care

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This is an illustrated guide to varieties, cultivation and care, with step-by-step instructions and over 150 beautiful photographs. It offers everything you need to know at a glance in one handy and wonderfully illustrated practical guide. It contains a full photographic directory of over 40 varieties of clematis, including winter cultivars, large-flowered hybrids, herbaceous plants and late-flowering species. For each variety, full botanical information is provided on history, growth, hue, height, spread and suitability. It provides step-by-step guidance on planting, propagation and pruning, and how to deal with common pests and diseases. It includes instructions on growing clematis in the shade and sun, planting against a wall, and in containers. It is a highly accessible guide to some of the most popular and best-loved plants, celebrating their striking beauty. The sheer variety of hues, shapes and sizes available makes clematis one of the most popular climbing plants. It can grow in practically any site, covering walls, trees, arches, pergolas and borders in a sea of vibrancy and scent. A careful choice of species allows the gardener to enjoy clematis in flower virtually every month of the year. This book explains how to use clematis to its best advantage, from achieving seasonal interest to combining with other plants. A fully illustrated directory of 40 recommended varieties, together with expert advice on how and where to plant them, will help you to create a bold and bright display in all types of garden.

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This is an illustrated guide to varieties, cultivation and care, with step-by-step instructions and more than 130 beautiful photographs. Everything you need to know about hostas at a glance in one handy practical gardening guide. It includes a beautiful photographic directory of over 40 types, including yellow, green, blue and variegated hostas. For each variety, full botanical information is provided on the plant's history, growth, size and flowering. It offers a step-by-step guidance on choosing, planting, propagating and caring for hostas, and dealing with pests and diseases. It features superb planting ideas for growing hostas in troughs, as ground cover, as edging plants, in mixed borders, in containers and for flower arrangements. It is the definitive handbook for one of the most popular and best-loved garden plants. The versatility and beauty of hostas makes them one of the most popular and rewarding foliage plants. Whether you use larger hostas to create a stately summer border or dwarf varieties to enliven a rocky or aquatic environment, they are reliable, attractive and relatively low-maintenance. Flourishing even in containers, hostas are truly plants for every situation. This beautiful book explains how to use hostas to their best advantage, as well as providing a fully illustrated directory of over 40 types. With expert advice on selecting varieties, planting and growing hostas, the book will help you to create a wonderful display of these popular shrubs.

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Andrew Mikolajski is an established and highly respected gardening expert. He edited the RHS Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers and the RHS Encyclopedia of Gardening (both Dorling Kindersley), and he has contributed articles to virtually every major gardening magazine and specialist journal. His published works include: Garden Plants and Gardening Techniques; The Practical Encylopedia of Garden Pests and Diseases (both Southwater); and The Busy Gardener's Guide (Time Life).

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