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RHS New Encyclopedia of  Plants & Flowers (3rd Edition) By Christopher Brickell

RHS New Encyclopedia of Plants & Flowers (3rd Edition) by Christopher Brickell

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Included in this revised edition is a plant selector section grouping plants together, for example plants with aromatic foliage, plants with fagrant flowers and flowers for cutting.

RHS New Encyclopedia of Plants & Flowers (3rd Edition) Summary

RHS New Encyclopedia of Plants & Flowers (3rd Edition) by Christopher Brickell

After the general introduction there are four main types of spread in the book. Now lavishly illustrated the Plant Selector Section suggests the best plants for a particular site soil or purpose. The main part of the book is the Plant Catalogue in which plants are arranged by type then by size season of interest and finally colour. Colour-coded margins and revised headings make access to plants easier than ever. The Plant Dictionary gives a guide to more than 8 000 plants. This section acts not only as an index to the plants in the Plant Catalogue but also provides descriptions and cultivation information on thousands more. The final section consists of a complete list of ornamental plants given the prestigious RHS Award of Garden Merit divided according to plant type. Newly updated with 90 extra pages this best-selling DK book is a must for all gardeners. 200 new photographs bring this edition up to date.

About Christopher Brickell

Formerly Director General of the Royal Horticultural Society, Christopher Brickell is an eminent plantsman. In 1976 he was awarded the RHS Victoria Medal of Honour for his services to horticulture, followed by the CBE in 1991. A former editor of The Plantsman, he has published many botanical and horticultural papers and articles and chaired the International Commission for the Nomenclature of Cultivated Plants. In 1990 he was editor-in-chief for the first edition of Dorling Kindersley's bestselling RHS Encyclopedia of Plants & Flowers (now in its 6th edition and with sales of over three million copies). This was followed by RHS Encyclopedia of Gardening, RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants and RHS Pruning & Training. He has recently completed full updates of the RHS A-Z of Garden Plants, RHS Pruning & Training, as well as RHS Encyclopedia of Plants & Flowers.

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RHS New Encyclopedia of Plants & Flowers (3rd Edition) by Christopher Brickell
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