"A beautifully written book."--"The Garden Journal""A few garden writers offer prose that goes beyond how to spade and spray to convey the experience and pleasures of gardening. The late Elizabeth Lawrence was such a writer."--"Southern Living""First published in 1957 and out-of-print for many years, this is a delightfully written and enormously informative introduction to the fascinating variety of little bulbs available to the gardener. The author discusses a wide variety of plants, both familiar and little-known, including crocuses, species daffodils, hardy cyclamen and lily-family members such as "Brodiaea, Bessera, " and "Calochortus."--American Horticulturist"
Publisher: Duke University Press