The perfect book on how to make your garden the best it can be.
'Essential reading' Country Life
'Funny, encouraging, informative' Sunday Times
Would your garden, small or large, in town or country, win a prize? Is there room for improvement?
Everybody has favourite plants, but the ability to put them all together to ensure a splendid show throughout the year is a skill that must be acquired. THE WELL-CHOSEN GARDEN will guide you to making the most of your available space, help you avoid untimely gaps, colour clashes and many other pitfalls of garden planning.
The perfect book for new and experienced gardeners alike.
||Orion Publishing Co
Höhe: 234 mm
Breite: 153 mm
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Christopher Lloyd spent years lovingly developing and refining his celebrated gardens at Great Dixter in Sussex. Throughout his career he was unparalleled in gardening journalism, writing for many publications from COUNTRY LIFE to the GUARDIAN. In 1979 the Royal Horticultural Society conferred on him its highest honour, the VICTORIA MEDAL OF HONOUR. He received the OBE for services to horticulture in 2000 and died in 2006.
A gardening classic, as essential to every gardener as a sharp pair of secateurs or a good space -- Carol Klein on THE WELL-TEMPERED GARDEN He was the most interesting plantsman I have ever known -- Alan Titchmarsh Christopher Lloyd ranks with Gertrude Jekyll and Vita Sackville-West as one of the major figures in twentieth-century British gardening * THE TIMES * He was the best informed, liveliest and most innovative gardening writer of our times * GUARDIAN * The text is lucid, informative and light-hearted; beautifully and usefully illustrated * HOUSE & GARDEN * Essential reading * COUNTRY LIFE * Lloyd writes as if he were talking, volubly and well. He is funny, encouraging, informative * SUNDAY TIMES *