World renowned garden authority Christopher Lloyd offers readers the opportunity to learn firsthand how to create a showplace garden. Not a how-to but an elegant prose description of plant and color combinations, highlighted by more than 300 spectacular full-color photographs of Great Dixter--Lloyd's home and gardens in Sussex, England.
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Spring flowers 10 Plants in an architectural setting
Ways with tulips 28 Foliage plants 34 The meadows
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