Encyclopedia of Garden Ferns
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Encyclopedia of Garden Ferns

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Gardeners who seek an up-to-date, authoritative guide to the wealth of garden-worthy ferns available today will find none better than Sue Olsen. Drawing from four decades of experience as a fern specialist, Olsen leads the reader through every genus with horticultural merit, focusing primarily on the temperate species but also including tropical ones. The remarkably compre...more
Hardcover, 444 pages
Published March 15th 2007 by Timber Press (first published March 1st 2007)
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Bonnie Gayle
For a class assignment, I have to write a review of a reference book. I'm not really a fern fanatic, but my library was thin on recently published, non-multiple-edition, reference books, so...ferns it is.

And this is what I wrote:

The author of Encyclopedia of Garden Ferns could possibly be the last word on ferns. Not only has Sue Olsen been a fern specialist for four decades, she also owns a fern nursery with the oldest mail-ordering program in the United States, and she has introduced many fern...more
Meghan
I don't own this yet but have used it. It's probably the best gardening reference book on ferns currently available. Unfortunately it is new and still pricey.
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