Tulips are one of the most colourful and varied stars of the spring garden and are more popular today than ever before. With a huge range of varieties and vibrant colours covering the whole spectrum they never fail to make a beautiful and exuberant statement. Simple to grow and with a fascinating history, they are ideal for containers as well as beds and borders, tulips are invaluable for small spaces as well as larger gardens. Packed with inspirational suggestions and practical guidance on successful cultivation, this book also brings together sumptuous portraits of over seventy outstanding examples from a private collection in Holland, captured with stunning photography by renowned garden photographer, Clay Perry.
Liz Dobbs worked at Gardening Which? magazine for eleven years, researching, testing and writing about every aspect of gardening. She is a now a gardening writer and consultant, and has written books on a variety of gardening topics, including Successful Shrubs, Successful Perennials and Growing Your Own Vegetables. She has also written a column in Garden Inspirations magazine providing solutions to readers' practical gardening problems and, in addition she writes for the gardening website www.greenfingers.com