Author : Greg Speichert, Sue Speichert
Description:Encyclopedia of Water Garden Plants is the definitive photographic reference to the full range of plants available to the water gardener. More than seven years in the making by the founding members of the American Water Gardening Society, this book promises to be the bible for the selection and cultivation of every water garden plant. This volume includes hundreds of water garden plants often overlooked in other books, such as marginal plants, floating plants, bog plants, and submerged plants. Of course, waterlilies and loutses are described in detail as well. The encyclopedia is unique in its thorough horticultural treatment of the plants described and pictured in these pages, offering complete information on hardiness, culture, propagation, and pests and diseases. With more than 700 beautiful color photos and helpful introductory chapters on pots, soils, and fertilizers, this volume is a one-stop reference for important information on and identification of hundreds of garden plants. Homeowners, keen gardeners, and water garden professionals will find the Speicherts' encyclopedia an indispensable resource for years to come.