Carnations and Pinks

Carnations and Pinks

Book - 2002
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Firefly Books Ltd
Guide to using and growing carnations and pinks in your garden. Includes design ideas, sources and directory of carnations and pinks. Illustrated throughout in color.

In Carnations and Pinks authors Pamela McGeorge and Keith Hammett provide gardeners with a comprehensive guide to growing and enjoying the genus Dianthus. This book includes:

  • history and outline of the genus
  • Dianthus species
  • planting ideas
  • displaying carnations indoors
  • advice on cultivation, propagation and hybridizing
  • remedies for pests, diseases and disorders
  • beautiful full color photographs

The authors include information on the newest cultivars and the people who developed them, along with dozens of recommendations of their favorite carnations and pinks for all growing conditions. Also included are nursery sources, a bibliography, hardiness zones and a full index.

Publisher: Willowdale, Ont. : Firefly Books, 2002
ISBN: 9781552975534
Characteristics: 96 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), map ; 26 cm


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