Creative Gardeners

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Alison Hodge Publishers, 2005 - Gardening - 133 pages
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Features a selection of twenty private gardens - mostly designed and brought into existence by their owners - which have been chosen for their diversity, creativity and skill in cultivation. They range from a former marsh to moors and open upland; from frost pockets to areas of excessive rainfall.
  

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Contents

Introduction
6
Introducing South African plants
8
Associating plant colour and form
14
Gardening in the vernacular
20
Gardening a steep slope
26
An artist and sculptors garden
32
A hardy plantsmans garden
38
Gardening around an historic house
44
Restoring a Victorian garden
80
A small Feng Shui and Japanese garden
86
A world of plants
92
A romantic garden
98
A seaside valley garden
105
A moorland cottage garden
110
Gardening with hardy exotics
116
Rediscovering a Georgian parsonage garden
122

A connoisseurs garden
50
A town garden
56
a Mediterranean garden
62
A colourists garden
68
A damp garden
74
The authors garden
128
Further Reading
134
Acknowledgements
135
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