Alan Titchmarsh How to Garden: Perennial Garden Plants

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Random House, Jun 30, 2012 - Gardening - 144 pages
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Herbaceous perennials flower each year, dying down in the winter and springing back to life the following spring. They are central features in the landscape of a garden as they appear year-after-year and must be regarded as constant features. This book gives the expert view on the vast array of flowers available.

Includes:
* creative garden ideas and border planting plans
* practical advice on care, maintenance and propagation
* illustrated A-Z profiles of recommended plants
* recommended plants for specific purposes, conditions and effects
* step-by-step illustrations showing essential techniques

Alan Titchmarsh imparts a lifetime of expertise in these definitive guides for beginners and experienced gardeners. Step-by-step illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions guide you through the basic gardening skills and on to the advanced techniques, providing everything you need to create beautiful flower borders in your garden.

 

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Robin Whrtecross Heather McCarry Design palate 2
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moroonms by lonathan Buckley except where Perennials as planting partners
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colour 049mm by mm 1 London focus on Fragrant perennials
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PLANTING AND GROWING 44 PERENNIALS FOR CHALLENGING SITES
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Planting perennials 50 Dry gardens
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Plant problems and remedies 65 Summer
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About the author (2012)

Originally trained at Hertfordshire College of Horticulture and Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Alan Titchmarsh is the author of over 40 books about gardening, including How to be a Gardener Book 1: Back to Basics, the fastest-selling of all time in the genre, and the bestselling The Kitchen Gardener: How to Grow Your Own Fruit and Veg. He writes for BBC Gardeners' World Magazine, and is gardening correspondent for the Daily Express and Sunday Express. He has presented Gardeners' World, the annual coverage of The Chelsea Flower Show and Nature of Britain, and has his own daily chatshow and presents his own show on Radio 2.

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