The Winter Garden: Create a Garden that Shines Through the Forgotten Season

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Cassell Illustrated, 2006 - Gardening - 159 pages
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A garden in winter need not be grey and neglected: this book is packed with hints and tips to ensure enjoyment of your garden through the forgotten season. Val Bourne suggests trees, shrubs, seedheads, berries and evergreens that shine in winter. Her selections include interesting shapes and textures, rich colours - greens, golds, reds and purples, silvers and greys - and early flowers for the ground, containers and walls. She also shows how to create eye-catching areas using pebbles, gravel, stone, wood and bronze. Even the weather will help your scheme when a touch of frost adds a glittering finish!

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In her latest book, gardener, writer, and photographer Bourne shows that winter gardens can be just as beautiful as-and often more beautiful than-spring and summer gardens. For many, winter is a time ... Read full review

About the author (2006)

Val Bourne is a plantswoman, writer and broadcaster who contributes regularly to the Daily Telegraph gardening pages. She has a totally organic garden in Oxfordshire, where she specializes in growing hardy perennials and cottage garden flowers. In 2004 her book, The Natural Gardener (Frances Lincoln), won the Garden Writers' Guild Award for Practical Book of the Year.

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