Making Gardens

Making Gardens

A Celebration of Gardens and Gardening in England and Wales

Book - 2001
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View the finest public gardens of England and Wales--and get advice from top British gardeners for cultivating your own space. In breathtaking images, a galaxy of horticultural experts--Penelope Hobhouse, Beth Chatto, Christopher Lloyd--lead you through such national treasures as the grounds at Suddey Castle. Along the way, they offer stylistic insights and ideas for solving planting problems, from poor soil to sloping terrain to excessive exposure to sun, sea, and wind. Royalties go to a variety of related charities.

What is your gardening challenge? Is it the type of soil; sloping terrain; too much exposure to sun, sea, and wind; the problem of planting beneath trees or in the dense shade of buildings; drought? With practical advice, stylistic insights from a galaxy of experts (Penelope Hobhouse, Beth Chatto, Christopher Lloyd), and breathtaking images of some of the world's finest gardens, you'll not only solve the problems--but also find a way to turn them to your advantage! Royalties go to a variety of related charities, too. A Selection of the Garden Book Club.

Publisher: London : Cassell, 2001
ISBN: 9780304355976
Branch Call Number: 712.6 MAKIN
Characteristics: 336 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm


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