Bulbs For Warm Climates

Author: Thad M. Howard
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 9780292731264
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From forty-five years of experience in collecting and cultivating bulbs, Thad Howard offers expert advice about hundreds of little-known bulbs and common species, varieties, and hybrids that grow well in warm climates.

Warm Climate Gardening

Author: Barbara Pleasant
Publisher: Storey Books
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Hardy annuals and biennials (which are discussed in the next section) also make
nice covers for spring bulbs, since these flower at about the same time the spring
bulb foliage die. When bulb foliage begins to turn yellow ( or gets badly infested
with aphids or other insects) , cut it off near the ground and compost it. Don't pull,
or the bulb may come up, too. Most bulbs are perpetual in warm climates,
meaning they come back year after year when given minimal care . A few,
however ...

Pests Of Crops In Warmer Climates And Their Control

Author: Dennis S. Hill
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1402067380
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Onions are grown either as bulbs for drying (ware onions), or for pickling, or as
salad onions. Leeks are more temperate and grown as a vegetable for cooking.
Garlic and chives are used in cooking for flavouring and garnishing purposes; the
local equivalents in the Far East are different species from the European ones. (
See also Butani & Varma, 1976b.) Opium is one of the oldest narcotics known to
man, 602 10 Major tropical crops and their pest spectra. MAJOR PESTS Thrips
tabaci ...

The Garden Lover S Guide To Houston

Author: Eileen Houston
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
ISBN: 1585446130
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Attracting Birds to Southern Gardens, by Thomas Pope, Neil Odenwald, and
Charles Fryling Jr. 1993. Taylor Publishing. Bulbs for Warm Climates, by Thad
Howard. 2001. University of Texas Press. Butterflies of Houston and Southeast
Texas, by John Tveten and Gloria Tveten. 1996. University of Texas Press.
Butterfly Gardening for the South, by Geyata Ajilvsgi. 1991. Taylor Trade
Publishing. Commonsense Vegetable Gardening for the South, by William D.
Adams and Thomas Leroy.

Growing Bulbs

Publisher: Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 9781740455206
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'Gardening with Bulbs' provides a comprehensive guide to growing bulbs in all climates and seasons - from planning and designing with bulbs to lifting and storing them for next season.

Bulbs For The Rock Garden

Author: Jack Elliott
Publisher: Timber Press (OR)
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To complement the many specialist books on individual bulbs, this is a more general book on the use of bulbs in the rock garden, based as far as possible on the author's own experience, with the accent on cultivation and practical advice ...

Taylor S Guide To Bulbs

Author: Barbara W. Ellis
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780618068906
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Another option for bulbs that require dry soil in winter is to mulch them in fall and
then cover the site with roofing paper or plastic to ward off excess rain. LOOK
FOR COOL SITES. Other species — especially those native to the Pacific
Northwest — fail in warm climates because of summer heat rather than winter
cold. To experiment with these species, look for cool sites in your garden. Spots
with morning sun and afternoon shade are cooler than those in morning shade
and afternoon ...