Primroses, one of the first signs of spring in the countryside, are also one of the book earliest plants to bloom in the garden. Auriculas are hardy plants that are not difficult to grow. This concise, illustrated handbook contains detailed information on all aspects of primrose and auricula 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.
Peter Ward has grown primroses and auriculas for 40 years and is one of Britain's leading exhibitors and raisers. He is a former secretary of the Midland and West section of the National Auricula and Primula Society. He lives in Bristol, England.