Timber Press Pocket Guide to Hostas

Timber Press Pocket Guide to Hostas

Book - 2007
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Boasting diverse leaf shape, size, color, and texture, it is no wonder that hostas continue to reign as the most popular perennial plants in North America. Not only are they the supreme plant for shade, but they also can be used in the landscape either as striking specimen plantings or as accommodating companion plants. Few pests bother them, and little maintenance is required, making hostas even more attractive to busy gardeners.

Each year a staggering number of new hostas are introduced. To assist gardeners and landscapers in selecting the right hosta for a particular situation, veteran plantswoman Diana Grenfell has teamed up with distinguished photographer Mike Shadrack in selecting 280 of the best hostas. Ranging from tried and true favorites to cutting edge newcomers bursting with potential, each plant has been handpicked for its superb performance in the landscape. An additional 545 hostas are briefly mentioned.

Publisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2007
ISBN: 9780881928471
Branch Call Number: 635.9343 GRE
Characteristics: 212 p. : col. ill., maps (some col.) ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Shadrack, Michael
Alternative Title: Pocket guide to hostas


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aaa5756 May 08, 2014

A very good book. I would recommend this book for all to read.

Apr 10, 2013

It's taken a long time for me to appreciate hostas and every time I look at this book I want to buy more, MORE!

Mar 21, 2011

Timber Press Pocket Guide to Hostas ----
by diana Grenfell, Michael Shadrack(Author) c - 2007 ----

This Gardening book will help you identify and, care for your Hostas. Which are very colorfull and hardy Spiecies of ground cover or garden fillers. ----

Timber Press has many books such as this one; for most any type of garden plants. ----

Enjoy your Garden! ----


Jun 30, 2010

great tool for hosta lovers/collectors.


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