Author(s): MACHUGH ANDREW
A guide to both hardy and indoor ferns, this book also provides a history of fern cultivation since the 18th century and a researched survey of the ecology of ferns world-wide. "The Cultivation of Ferns" includes a historical overview of the cultivation of pteridophytes and a taxonomic account of the species. Practical advice is provided on preparing sites in both the amateur and professional garden. Included are sections on cultivation, lists of suitable species depending of site location and an annotated list of over 400 cultivated species. Andrew MacHugh has written articles for "The Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society" and "The Garden".