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The Hosta Handbook

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Published by Q & Z Nursery Inc .
Written in English


  • Gardening/Plants,
  • Reference,
  • Gardening

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages600
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8558166M
ISBN 100967944007
ISBN 109780967944005

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There are over color photos. This is the most definitive work on hostas to date. The author is the same who published the very popular Hosta Handbook which is out of print, but continues to be sought after by hosta collectors. The descriptive format for each hosta in this encyclopedia is nearly identical to that of the Hosta Handbook/5(23). The Hosta Handbook provides a comprehensive review of horticulturally significant types of hostas, with over 1, more briefly described. Other chapters include the history of hostas, taxonomy of the genus Hosta, how to grow, propagate, hybridize & select mutants & a practical hosta "problem solving guide". The Hosta Handbook can be thought of as a field guide to 5/5(1).   This concise, illustrated handbook contains detailed information on all aspects of hosta 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 /5(22). Zilis's book is excellent. More than just pretty pictures, he gives solid information on the varied world of hostas. Climate, plant quirks, personal observations, as well as leaf size, color, growth habits and more. This book is superior and makes the other hosta books in my library look like simple picture s:

  For the amazing price of about $ for an almost brand new used book (that costs about $ new) I have added the definitive Hosta book to my bookshelf. Having also purchased ms. Grenfell's "The Gardener's Guide to Growing Hostas",Reviews: The Hosta Handbook. The Hosta Handbook, Mark Zilis, , spiral bound, Q&Z Nursery, Rochelle, IL, USA, ISBN The Hosta Handbook can be thought of as a field guide to hostas and is meant to be carried around in the garden. The 4 1/4" wide by 9" long format lends itself to this purpose. Buy The Hosta Handbook Spi by Zilis, Mark R. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: Hosta Handbook. Book. Hosta Heaven. Farmers Market. Hosta Hotel & Tourism School. College & University. Hosta Hotel & Tourism School. College & University. Hosta Hotel & Tourism School. College & University. Hosta Hotel & .

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