The immense number of species and the wide range of possible growing situations of the fern family means that there is a fern to suit most parts of the garden. This concise, illustrated handbook contains detailed information on all aspects of fern care, providing invaluable reference for amateur gardeners and experienced growers alike. The straightforward approach to essential techniques, together with advice on tackling pests and other problems, and the directory of recommended varieties, will ensure successful results.
A lifelong fern fan, Martin Rickard set up Rickard's Hardy Ferns Ltd in 1989 and has since won many gold medals at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. He lives in Worcestershire.