Right Plant, Right Place

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Summit Books, 1984 - Gardening - 292 pages
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takes all the guesswork out of selecting the plants that will grow best in your garden. Here you will find over 1,500 plants organized by growing conditions, purpose and appearance. Each plant is illustrated in full color and accompanied by a full description of its size, flowering seasons, needs, care and propagation.

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Plant selector book to aid correct selection of plants for a variety of conditions. Listed by soil type, shade requirements, exposure, pollution, ground voer, climbers, hedging, containers, paving ... Read full review

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This book groups plants by exposure, special uses, and difficult conditions, such as acid soils, dry shade, heavy clay soil, aromatic leaves, fragrant flowers, damp and wet soil, and many more. It ... Read full review


Plants suitable for acid soils
Plants suitable for heavy clay soils
Plants suitable for damp and wet soils including plants suitable for shallow water

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Nicola Ferguson was born in 1949 and brought up in Northern Ireland. She has a PhD in psychology, and she has also become an experienced gardener. She now lives with her husband and one daughter in Edinburgh, where they have a north facing, high-walled garden.

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