This is the perfect sourcebook and reference manual for anyone building a garden plant collection and looking for inspiration and practical advice. It contains descriptions and essential cultivation information for over 3000 common garden plants. Entries are arranged alphabetically within plant categories for quick and easy reference. It includes essential advice on choosing plants for different soil types and garden locations. It is aimed at everyone from the new gardener to the experienced plant-selector.
Andrew Mikolajski is an established and highly respected gardening expert. He edited the RHS Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers and the RHS Encyclopedia of Gardening, and he has written and contributed articles to major gardening magazines and journals. His published works include: The Practical Encyclopedia of Garden Pests and Diseases; The Busy Gardener's Guide; Conifers; Small Trees and Heathers; and The Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of 1001 Garden Questions Answered.