Synopses & Reviews
With today's increasingly hot summers and dry winters, gardeners need guidance on plants that will thrive in our changing climate. Beth Chatto's classic work The Dry Garden suggests an array of easy-to-care-for plants that naturally flourish in dry conditions and provide a year-round display of beautiful foliage and flowers. She shares her immense knowledge, from soil types and garden-design principles to plant characteristics and growing tips.
As our climate is changing to result in increasingly hot summers and dry winters, gardeners need guidance on plants that will thrive in dry conditions. This book provides readers with information on types of soil and the various principles of the design and management of dry gardens.
New, revised edition.
About the Author
Beth Chatto runs her own Garden and Nursery for Unusual Plants at Elmstead Market, near
Colchester. She has been awarded the Royal Horticultural Society Victoria Medal of Honour and
the Lawrence Memorial Medal. In 1988 she was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Essex