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The Flower Expert Dr. D.G. Hessayon

The Flower Expert By Dr. D.G. Hessayon

The Flower Expert by Dr. D.G. Hessayon

Condition - Very Good
40+ in stock


This handy book is ideal for nature lovers, gardeners, and those who want to learn more about the stunning flowers that grow on our land. The book includes hundreds of pictures and examples of flowers that you can find in the wild or grow in your garden including annuals, perennials, alpines, and bulbs.

The Flower Expert Summary

The Flower Expert by Dr. D.G. Hessayon

Alongside helpful and aesthetically pleasing drawings, you can find lots of useful information about each plant, and photographs to show what the flower looks like in a garden.
The Flower Expert is part of the Expert book series which covers different aspects of gardening.
It is the world’s best-selling book on the subject and helpfully categorises flower types alphabetically. There are also useful sections on how to care for your plants and flowers to ensure that your garden is bursting with stunning colour and interest all year round.
You should read this book if…
  • You are a keen gardener
  • You are interested in flower identification
  • You want to learn about the best flowers to buy and how to look after them

The Flower Expert Reviews

"Describes several thousand varieties of garden flowers, including new genera, species and varities. Discover how to light up your garden all year round" Daily Telegraph "An absolutely first rate gardening book" Sunday Express "The Flower Expert is a must!" The Lady "You'll wonder how you ever managed without it!" Garden Answers "Invest in a new plant book. I'd recommend you buy The New Flower Expert by Dr D G Hessayon" -- Rachel de Thame Woman's Own

About Dr. D.G. Hessayon

Dr David Hessayon initiated a major innovation in gardening publications in 1959 with the first of his Gardening Expert guides. These best-selling guides have had an unparalleled influence on gardening over the past 50 years. There are over 51 million copies in print. He was awarded the 1993 Gardening Book of the Year Award from the Garden Writers Guild and received the first-ever Lifetime Achievement 'Oscar' at the National British Book Awards. In 1999 he received a Guinness World Record Award as 'Britain's best-selling living author of the 1990s'. He lives in Essex, and has two daughters and four grandchildren.

Table of Contents

Garden flowers A-Z; buying plants - where to buy; what to buy; plant care - digging; planting; watering; mulching; weeding; feeding; renovating; cutting for indoors; dead-heading; cutting back; hardening off; staking; winter care; increasing your stock - dividing plants; sowing seeds; taking cuttings; plant selector; plant troubles - root troubles; tuber, corm and bulb troublesholes in leaves; leaf and stem troubles; bud and flower troubles.

Additional information

The Flower Expert by Dr. D.G. Hessayon
Used - Very Good
Transworld Publishers Ltd
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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