*Hardback format with 12 chapters and over 150 colour pictures
* This essential guide by Roger Parsons traces the history and development of the sweet pea, explaining how the size and vigour of the species has evolved.
* It introduces the different types of sweet pea enjoyed today and describes from a botanic perspective what a sweet pea is and how it grows.
* Guidance is given to enable gardeners to grow better sweet peas for the garden, cut flowers or exhibition, whether in the UK or elsewhere.
* Further chapters explain how to keep plants healthy, how to choose varieties and how to produce new varieties.
* A final chapter introduces other Lathyrus species.
Available from the author at £19.95 plus mailing,
which can be a signed copy if preferred.
Or from any bookseller.
Published in April 2011 by The Crowood Press ISBN: 978-1-84797-250-7
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To a UK address (including islands) £3.30
To Europe £8.30
To Australia & New Zealand £14.00
To the Rest of the World £13.00
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All seeds on this site are £1.50 per packet (minimum 10 seeds) or £6.50 per large packet (min. 50 seeds) unless otherwise stated.
Varieties and species not currently shown on the site are £2.50 per packet, £8.50 per large packet.
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£8.50 to the USA
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Scented Collection - £13.50
10 packets from the varieties listed on our "Old-fashioned & Grandiflora" pages. You can choose or else leave it to us.
Sussex Collection - £13.50
10 packets from the varieties listed on our "Spencer" pages. You can choose or else leave it to us.
Exhibitor's Collection £29.00
5 large packets from the varieties listed on our "Spencer" pages. You can choose or else leave it to us.
Sweet Peas:An Essential Guide.
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