The Plant Lover's Guide to Snowdrops


Snowdrops (Galanthus) have a delicate, quiet beauty. Their white, bell-shaped petals are striking alone or in a swath, and they are a harbinger of spring.

The Plant Lover's Guide to Snowdrops is the first book to make this group of bulbs accessible to the home gardener. It features profiles of 60 hybrids, species, and cultivars, with information on flowering time, distinguishing features, and ease of cultivation. It addition, it shows how to design with, grow, and propagate snowdrops, and offers tips on where to buy snowdrops and see them in public gardens.

This book is part of the Plant Lover's Guide series on important ornamental plant groups. Written for plant-driven gardeners by recognized experts in the field, the guides offer a great education in ornamental gardening and are abundantly illustrated with inspiring photography of both the plants and gardens that feature them.

About the author
Naomi Slade is a horticultural journalist with a lifelong interest in all things snowdrop. An avid gardener, trained biologist, and creative communicator, she skillfully blends practical gardening advice with scientifically accurate information in this fresh and lively account of spring's earliest blooming flower.

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256 pages
227 colour illustrations

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