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Gardener's Guide to Snowdrops

By Freda Cox

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ISBN: 9781847974754
PUBLISHED: 31/08/2013
PAGES: 256
BINDING: Hardback
SIZE: 280x215 mm
INSIDE: 750 colour illustrations 195 colour photographs

Snowdrops are one of the best loved, most popular and widely grown of all bulbous plants. A Gardener's Guide to Snowdrops celebrates their beauty and magical annual resurrection, and describes the twenty known species and more than fifteen hundred named snowdrops that are available to gardeners.

This detailed book looks at every aspect of snowdrops. It discovers their history, celebrates their beauty in different settings, advises on their cultivation, follows their appearance in literature and mythology, suggests their medicinal qualities, and much more besides.

The book is completed with a comprehensive directory of names, descriptions and illustrations of hundreds of snowdrops.

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Latest Reviews
" The book will appeal to the amateur and serious gardener. It provides considerable help and guidance, especially to those who have recently become interested in this absorbing subject. "
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Reviewed By: The Plantsman

" Three very loud cheers for Freda Cox and her magnificent Gardener's Guide to Snowdrops. This book is now lodged on my bedside table for the entire duration of the snowdrop season and for - I hope - many snowdrop seasons yet to come. "
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Reviewed By: Hortus

" Readable for both beginners and enthusiasts alike, an appealing book to add to anyone's bookshelf, coffee table or drawing room. "
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Reviewed By: Cottage Garden Society

" It's the sort of book in which the love and passion for the flower which has gone into it can't help but rub off on you. "
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Reviewed By: Shropshire Star

" What makes this book particularly special is the stunning photographs of the flowers. Both beautiful and practical, the book is a must for the keen gardener and it is easy to see why Freda and her fellow Galanthopiles find these little flowers so magical. "
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Reviewed By: Shropshire Review

" This book is a most welcome contribution to the snowdrop literature; there is much to enjoy and learn, whatever level of knowledge the reader brings to it. A Gardener's Guide to Snowdrops should be on every snowdrop lover's wish list for Christmas or a pending birthday. But why wait? "
Review Type: Press
Reviewed By: Mediterranean Garden Society Journal

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