Author(s): WARD PETER
Primroses, one of the first signs of spring in the countryside, are also one of the book earliest plants to bloom in the garden. Auriculas are hardy plants that are not difficult to grow. This concise, illustrated handbook contains detailed information on all aspects of primrose and auricula care, providing invaluable reference for amateur gardeners and experienced growers alike. The straightforward approach to essential techniques, together with advice on tackling pests and other problems, and the directory of recommended varieties, will ensure successful results.
A self purchase for hobby gardeners of both sexes and any age A gift purchase for amateur gardeners Expert information by a specialist in the field Endorsement from the UK's leading gardening authority, the Royal Horticultural Society, who now has more than 353,000 members An attractive package for any gardener One of 12 titles in this relaunched RHS Wisley Handbook series
Peter Ward has grown primroses and auriculas for 40 years and is one of Britain's leading exhibitors and raisers. He is a former secretary of the Midland and West section of the National Auricula and Primula Society. He lives in Bristol, England.
Introduction; How to grow; Where to grow; Choosing plants; Pests and diseases; Glossary and further information; Index