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Illustrated with more than 110 striking color photographs and packed with advice on every aspect of rhododendron growing, from soil preparation and landscape design to advanced propagating and hybridizing techniques, this is the most useful book on these spectacular flowering shrubs. Reiley has fully updated his practical, hands-on approach with more of the detailed information that gardeners need to choose and grow these luxuriant, beautifully blossoming plants. …

In these pages H. Edward Reiley shares the gardening wisdom earned by many years of experience in growing and propagating rhododendrons and azaleas in the nursery and the landscape. It is the perfect book for all those beginning their gardening adventures with these marvelous plants, which have no rivals as landscape plants when grown successfully.The practical, hands-on approach, along with detailed information covering site selection, soil requirements, plant selection, design use in the landscape, …

Excerpt from Handy Book of Ornamental Conifers: And Rhododendrons and Other American Flowering Shrubs; Suitable for the Climate and Soils of Britain Another very common cause of failure in the success of coniferous plants is imperfect drainage; and in all cases where, from the land being naturally damp, or the subsoil being stiff and retentive, there is any liability to the accumulation or stagnation of water at the roots, it should be thoroughly drained before planting. About the Publisher Forgotten …
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