Daffodils for North American Gardens
Tulips for North American Gardens
by Brent and Becky Heath
144 pages / 144 pages
bright sky press, 2001
List price: $24.95 / $24.95
Daffodils For North American Gardens and Tulips For North American Gardens by bulb gurus, Brent and Becky Heath.
Each book is written using the same menu, which delivers a multi-course gourmet meal of the delicious world of daffodils and tulips. Starting off with botanical information and moving on to growing tips and cultivation, these whet the appetite for the main course.
Suggestions for which bulbs grow best in particular regions of North America and what to plant with them are provided. Forcing and hybridizing are given their due as well as information about arranging and showing them.
And then comes dessert! Page after page of each type of each bulb - with pictures - sent me running for paper and pencil to make my list of wants. It probably doesn't help that it's the middle of winter and I'm longing to see daffodils and tulips in my own gardens, but the list gets unrealistically long and I head over to their online store to see if they have what I'm drooling over.
Brent and Becky's Bulbs, the internationally known bulb farm in Gloucester, Virginia, where they have provided individuals and businesses with the best in bulbs for over 30 years.
Buy one or buy both - they're worthy reference books in any gardener's library.
*Books reviewed were purchased by the reviewer.