Growing Bulbs

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Allen & Unwin, 2004 - Bulbs (Plants) - 256 pages
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Contents

INTRODUCTION
6
types of bulbs
18
choosing bulbs
34
planting
50
problems
88
forcing
104
naturalizing
134
borders
150
BULB DIRECTORY
173
index
250
acknowledgments
256
Copyright

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Page 22 - Some other bulbs, such as fritillaries and lilies, do not have these tunics, and will dry out quickly if they are exposed to the air for any length of time.
Page 73 - Remove the outer scales from the parent bulb bv breaking them off at the point where they are attached to the basal plate of the bulb.
Page 8 - English tradition, it is called windflower because 'they say the flowers never open unless the wind bloweth' (Culpeper's The Complete Herbal).

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