The Indispensable Guide to the Successful Garden. Now comprehensively revised and updated: over 40% of plants are NEW entries; all photographs are NEW; includes more detailed and NEW information -- USDA hardiness zones, additional plants of interest, etc; and two completely NEW chapters.
You will find more than 1,470 plants organized by:
Plants that will grow in:
Shallow soils over chalk
Heavy clay soils
Windswept, seaside sites
Dry soils in hot, sunny sites
Damp and wet soils
Plants that can be used for:
Fillers for crevices in paving
Growing in containers (trees, shrubs and climbers)
Gray, blue-gray or silver leaves
Red, purple or bronze leaves
Yellow or yellow-green leaves
Decorative, green foliage
Colourful autumn foliage
Ornamental bark and twigs
Flowers suitable for cutting and drying
A long, continuous flowering period
Each plant is illustrated with a full color photograph and accompanied by a detailed description of its size, flowering season, needs and care.
Right Plant, Right Place compresses a shelf full of reference books and a pile of seed catalogs into a single comprehensive guide to plant selection.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Nicola Ferguson was born in 1949 and brought up in Northern Ireland. She went to Edinburgh University where she obtained a PhD in psychology. She has gardened in her north-facing Edinburgh garden for 30 years and has been writing about and photographing plants for over 20 years. She has three adult children.
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Book Description Touchstone, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110743276507
Book Description Touchstone. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0743276507 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0380579
Book Description Touchstone, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0743276507