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Late Spring 2018 Gibbs Smith

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Dahlias
Beautiful Varieties for Home & Garden
By (author): Naomi Slade By (photographer): Georgianna Lane
Naomi Slade ,

By (photographer) :

Georgianna Lane

ISBN:

9781423648321

Product Form:

Hardcover

Form detail:

Paper over boards
Hardcover , Paper over boards
English
Jul 10, 2018
Print Run: 8000
$31.99 CAD
Active

Dimensions:

9.75in x 7.5 x 0.96 in | 1000 gr

Page Count:

240 pages

Illustrations:

110 Color Photographs, 20 Black & White DrawingsUnspecified, see description
Gibbs Smith
GARDENING / Flowers / General

Fall blooms for an explosion of color in the garden.


The dahlia is a fabulous cutting flower for the home garden. Cut one bloom, and ten more appear on the plant. Blooming late summer to the first frost of autumn, this native of Mexico provides explosions of color in home gardens. The author’s commentary unearths the dahlia from its Aztec origins and imparts practical, hands-on knowledge for growing and overwintering these tropical plants in wintry climes.


Including classics like Café au Lait and lesser-known varieties like Voodoo and Honka, readers will discover a stunning range of specimens from tiny pompoms to heavy-headed dinner plates, to those that resemble daisies, sea anemones, and even fireworks!

Naomi Slade is a well-known journalist and photographer specializing in gardening, environment, and lifestyle. A biologist by training, naturalist by inclination, and with a lifelong love of plants, she contributes regularly to a range of British publications including The English Garden and House and Garden, and appears on TV and radio. Georgianna Lane is a leading floral, garden and travel photographer whose work has been widely published. Her work has featured in BBC Gardens Illustrated, Gardener's World, Romantic Homes and Victoria . Visit her blog at georgiannalane.com, which chronicles her styled floral photo shoots and more.

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