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The Sweet Pea Book by Graham Rice, Judywhite

The Sweet Pea Book


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The Sweet Pea Book by Graham Rice, Judywhite

The sweet pea is one of the most popular and evocative of summer flowers, loved for its unsurpassed fragrance, range of colours and ease of cultivation. Authoritative and inspiring, this comprehensive guide covers the history of the sweet pea, how it is classified and detailed descriptions of all available varieties. Both keen gardeners and green-fingered beginners will find the information on how to raise, grow and breed sweet peas indispensable, while practical tips and expert advice on problems, pests and diseases ensure that these beautiful blooms thrive in any environment. Featuring stunning illustrations throughout by award-winning American garden photographer Judy White, this classic guide is a must whether you are growing sweet peas in the garden, displaying them in the house, exhibiting them, or are simply a lover of these glorious plants.

About the Author

Graham Rice is the former gardening correspondent for the Evening Standard and a world authority on annuals of all kinds. He is the author of 15 books, including the award-winning Hardy Perennials. He writes regularly for BBC Gardeners' World and other magazines and sits on a number of Royal Horticultural Society committees. He also judges the flower trials at Wisley for the Royal Horticultural Society. Graham lives in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire.

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Publication date

27th May 2005


Graham Rice, Judywhite

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Batsford Ltd an imprint of Pavilion Books


144 pages


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