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Bulbs for Garden Habitats

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ISBN-10: 0881926930

ISBN-13: 9780881926934

Edition: 2005

Authors: Judy Glattstein

List price: $29.95
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Where most bulbs books repeat the seasonal approach to bulb gardening by bloom time, assuming the usual fall ritual of mass planting bulbs by the bushel, this book advocates more careful study of natural habitats and cultural needs before planting. All gardeners have experienced the frustration of having a bulb flower in the first year after planting, but poorly or never again thereafter. Judy Glattstein shows how a more naturalistic style of planting can pay greater dividends over time from healthy and thriving populations of bulbs. She uses a broad definition of bulbs, including a wide diversity of bulbs, corms, and tubers. By grouping them together with other plants that excel in similar…    
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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Timber Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/7/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 296
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Judy Glattstein is a consultant and teacher on horticultural topics. She teaches at the New York Botanical Garden and has lectured extensively across the United States and in Holland, Japan, Canada, and the UK. She is a graduate of Brooklyn College and is the author of eight books on gardening. She lives in Frenchtown, New Jersey.

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Geophytes for Temperate Woodland
Native North American Woodland Geophytes
Geophytes for the Mediterranean Garden
Geophytes for Texas Gardens
Geophytes for the South and Southeastern United States
Geophytes for Damp to Wet Places
Geophytes for the Rock Garden
Geophytes for the Autumn Garden
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