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Succession Planting for Year-Round Pleasure

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Publisher Comments:

Most gardeners want their borders to be interesting and colorful over a long season, even year-round if winters are not too severe. With this book, Christopher Lloyd shows how he chooses and orchestrates plants so that the borders always look their best. Once having covered the principles of succession planting, Lloyd explores the ingredients necessary to ensure continuously lively borders — from anchor plants and permanent perennials to drop-in plants and self-sowers. Packed with fresh ideas and practical advice for every season, Succession Planting contains all the information you need to create brilliantly successful year-round planting schemes.

Synopsis:

Most gardeners want their borders to be interesting and colorful over a long season, even year-round if winters are not too severe. With this book, Christopher Lloyd shows how he chooses and orchestrates plants so that the borders always look their best. Once having covered the principles of succession planting, Lloyd explores the ingredients necessary to ensure continuously lively borders and#8212; from anchor plants and permanent perennials to drop-in plants and self-sowers. Packed with fresh ideas and practical advice for every season, Succession Plantingcontains all the information you need to create brilliantly successful year-round planting schemes.

About the Author

The late Christopher Lloyd (1921-2006) lived in the 15th century half-timbered manor house of Great Dixter his entire life. He is the author of a string of bestselling garden classics, and in 1979 the Royal Horticultural Society conferred on him its highest award, the Victoria Medal of Honour."

Product Details

ISBN:
9780881927139
Editor:
Hunningher, Erica
Author:
Buckley, Jonathan
Editor:
Hunningher, Erica
Author:
Lloyd, Christopher
Publisher:
Timber Press
Subject:
Landscape
Subject:
Garden Design
Subject:
Ornamental Plants
Subject:
Plants, ornamental
Subject:
Landscape gardening
Subject:
Gardening-Landscape and Design
Edition Description:
Hardback - With dust jacket
Publication Date:
20050119
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
10.86x8.10x.81 in. 2.08 lbs.

Related Subjects

Home and Garden » Gardening » Fruits and Nuts
Home and Garden » Gardening » Garden Structure
Home and Garden » Gardening » Landscape and Design
Home and Garden » Gardening » Plant Placement

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Product details 192 pages Timber Press (OR) - English 9780881927139 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Most gardeners want their borders to be interesting and colorful over a long season, even year-round if winters are not too severe. With this book, Christopher Lloyd shows how he chooses and orchestrates plants so that the borders always look their best. Once having covered the principles of succession planting, Lloyd explores the ingredients necessary to ensure continuously lively borders and#8212; from anchor plants and permanent perennials to drop-in plants and self-sowers. Packed with fresh ideas and practical advice for every season, Succession Plantingcontains all the information you need to create brilliantly successful year-round planting schemes.
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