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Featuring 455 color photographs, drawings, and plans, this book is the most up-to-date and original guide available on potager design and edible landscaping. With this book gardeners may beautify existing gardens or create new gardens that are both handsome and productive. The myriad of suggestions offered are suitable for gardens of all sizes. Even a tiny vegetable patch can be imaginatively designed and planted. The chapters include information about how to design a garden; how to plant for dramatic effects; how to use fruit as a decorative element; gardening techniques from propagation to pest control; and extensive A to Z plant directory of vegetables, herbs, edible flowers, and fruits.The author is a renowned expert on growing vegetables. As presented in the pictures specially commissioned for this book, she creates stunning decorative effects by using color, form, and texture. More than 50 color illustrations, in addition to the 400 color photographs, clearly show how to reproduce the techniques discussed.Suitable for beginners and experienced gardeners, this book is ideal for vegetable owners who want the best of both worlds -- a vegetable garden that is productive and as attractive as any conventional flower garden.
With this book gardeners can learn the skills needed to beautify existing gardens or create new ones that are both handsome and productive. Chapters includes information on garden design, techniques for propagation and pest control, and more. An extensive A to Z directory of vegetables, herbs, edible flowers, and fruits is also provided. 455 color photos & illustrations.
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