Whether planting with seeds or bulbs, in the earth or a container, cultivating flowers is made easy with Gem Garden Flowers. Filled with the helpful photography and easy-to-follow tips you expect from a Gem, this is the only book you need to start raising beautiful flowers.
Planting flowers adds welcome colour, interest and fragrance to any garden, from large plots of land to the smallest windowbox. Gem Garden Flowers gives you the essential tips and details for selecting, planting and caring for flowers.
With the absolute beginner in mind, this comprehensive guide offers an easy-to-use directory of over 125 of the most popular types of garden flowers. Essential information is covered for each plant, including where to site, when to plant, hardiness, vigour and flowering colour and period.
Each entry also includes a ‘Care Tip’ box and a list of planting combinations to encourage gardeners to mix flowers attractively.
An extensive section of practical information covers the basics of plant care. Particularly emphasised is planting up containers and hanging baskets, both good starting points for the first-time gardener.
With Gem Garden Flowers, anyone can learn the basics of successful flower care.