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The unique reference book that will lead gardeners effortlessly to the plants that will look best and grow best in their own particular garden. Over 1,500 garden plants are systematically organized according to growing conditions, purpose and appearance.

About the Author

Nicola Ferguson was born in 1949 and brought up in Northern Ireland. She has a PhD in psychology, and she has also become an experienced gardener. She now lives with her husband and one daughter in Edinburgh, where they have a north facing, high-walled garden.

Table of Contents

Contents

Metric conversion table
Abbreviations and symbols used in the lists
Introduction
Guide to the lists of plants
Acknowledgements

Lists of plants
Plants suitable for shallow soils over chalk
Plants suitable for acid soils
Plants suitable for heavy clay soils
Plants suitable for dry soils in hot, sunny sites
Plants suitable for damp and wet soils (including plants suitable for shallow water)
Plants tolerant of dry shade
Plants tolerant of dense shade
Shrubs (90 cm/3 ft and over) and trees suitable for windswept seaside gardens
Trees, shrubs and climbers tolerant of atmospheric pollution
Plants suitable for ground-cover
Climbing plants (including shrubs needing support in order to grow upright)
Hedging plants
Trees, shrubs and climbers suitable for growing in containers
Plants suitable for crevices in paving
Plants with variegated leaves
Plants with grey, blue-grey or 'silver' leaves
Plants with red, purple or bronze leaves
Plants with yellow or yellow-green leaves
Plants with decorative, green foliage
Plants with colourful autumn foliage (including plants with evergreen leaves which change colour in late autumn and winter)
Plants with aromatic leaves
Plants with ornamental fruit
Plants with ornamental bark and twigs (including the canes of bamboos)
Plants with flowers suitable for cutting (including flowers or seed-heads suitable for drying)
Plants with fragrant flowers
Winter-flowering plants
Plants with green flowers
Addresses of suppliers
Index of botanical names
Index of common names

Product Details

ISBN:
9780671523961
Subtitle:
The Indispensable Guide to the Successful Garden
Author:
Ferguson, Nicola
Publisher:
Fireside
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
Flowers - General
Subject:
Plants
Subject:
Gardening
Subject:
Landscape gardening
Subject:
Plants, ornamental
Subject:
Plants - General
Subject:
General Gardening
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Fireside ed.
Edition Description:
B102
Series Volume:
8
Publication Date:
19840426
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
292
Dimensions:
11.24x8.61x.60 in. 1.97 lbs.

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