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MARY MARY QUITE CONTRARY

Advantages: Easy to plan a garden and use the book all year round.
Disadvantages: None at all.

A little bit of history. The reasons for needing a book of this description in my case are clear. For many years, I had the idea that I wanted to create an Arboretum or collection of trees from all the corners of the earth, although having arrived at t ...

thingywhatsit 27.12.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers - The Royal Horticultural Society

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Every gardener/would be gardener needs this book

Advantages: Crammed with colour photos for easy Identifcation
Disadvantages: Bulky - for indoor use only!

This is the one gardening book that I use more than any other. It is packed with information and colour photos. One thing you do really need to know when you buy a plant or shrub is how large will that grow and how long will it take to grow THAT big! ...

flyingfox 27.10.2005 · Read full review
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RHS Spectacular!

Advantages: Great Plant coverage, Good sections, The ultimate horticulturist's dream!
Disadvantages: large and heavy

The Royal Horticultural Society are the number one authority in all things garden related and they show in this spectacular new, informative book. The book details the word's plants with sections covering every continent and species, as well as extens ...

Franky72 21.10.2005 · Read full review
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great big book for plant lovers

Advantages: Excellent reference guide
Disadvantages: too big to carry around in your pocket

The Royal Horticultural Society Gardeners' Encyclopedia of plants and flowers is an excellent book for both new and experienced gardeners. It is crammed with photographs, and an easy to follow way of displaying different groups of plants. Each plant h ...

Belgarath_02 09.07.2000 · Read full review
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Gardener's Pocket Bible by Roni Jay

Advantages: They DID fit a quart in a pint pot!
Disadvantages: Not a single one

The Gardener's Pocket Bible, by Roni Jay, is an excellent little book. It is a little bit bigger than average pocket size, but would probably fit quite snugly inside the leg pocket of a pair of cargo trousers! The book is 178 pages in length and is descr ...

Martinscholes 21.11.2006 · Read full review
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