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Alpines :step by step to growing success

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All the aspects of care and cultivation of a plant that offers fantastic versatility and color for nearly every month of the year
 
Alpines have been a favorite plant for generations of gardeners and are as popular now as ever, as today's gardens generally become smaller. Whether planted in troughs, window boxes, raised beds, or between paving, alpines have great potential, offering some of the world's most exquisite flowers. This essential guide for beginners and enthusiasts covers traditional and contemporary settings; ideas for incorporating alpine plants into a new or existing garden plot; geometric planting ideas; advice on planting and maintenance; information on propogation methods and facilities; and an A–Z reference of more than 180 of the best alpine plants, with a useful table of flowering times.

Synopsis:

Alpines are for everyone. They are not difficult to grow, they do not die every winter, and they are the perfect answer for the smaller gardens of today, allowing a wide range of plants to be grown in a limited area. This guide is an attempt to lead the novice to an appreciation and love of these small treasures without having to risk disappointment by purchasing the wrong plants or by planting them in unsuitable places. The book will serve as a comprehensive introduction for every grower who needs help in creating an alpine garden, however small.

Synopsis:

Published alongside 'Ground Cover Plants' as part of the Crowood Gardening Guide series. Each book is written by an acknowledged expert and is superbly illustrated throughout with colour photography and line drawings.

About the Author

Michael Mitchell started a nursery in 1986 and now has 25 years' experience in the propagation and cultivation of alpine and woodland plants. He has taught alpine courses for several years and his alpine plants have won seven gold medals at flower shows. 

Product Details

ISBN:
9781852236694
Subtitle:
An Essential Guide
Publisher:
Crowood Press
Author:
Robinson, Mary A.
Author:
Mitchell, Michael
Location:
Marlborough, Wiltshire :
Subject:
Alpine garden plants.
Subject:
Flowers - General
Subject:
Container
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Crowood gardening guides
Series Volume:
Bd. 19
Publication Date:
20120101
Binding:
Hardback
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
9.5 x 7.5 in 1.3 lb

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Alpines :step by step to growing success
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Product details 144 pages Crowood Press,1991. - English 9781852236694 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by ,
Alpines are for everyone. They are not difficult to grow, they do not die every winter, and they are the perfect answer for the smaller gardens of today, allowing a wide range of plants to be grown in a limited area. This guide is an attempt to lead the novice to an appreciation and love of these small treasures without having to risk disappointment by purchasing the wrong plants or by planting them in unsuitable places. The book will serve as a comprehensive introduction for every grower who needs help in creating an alpine garden, however small.
"Synopsis" by , Published alongside 'Ground Cover Plants' as part of the Crowood Gardening Guide series. Each book is written by an acknowledged expert and is superbly illustrated throughout with colour photography and line drawings.
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