The Essential Garden Book

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Crown Publishers, 1998 - Gardening - 272 pages
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"The Essential Garden Book offers a contemporary, inspiring vision of garden design. The book includes all the practical information you need to redesign your garden from scratch, or just to add a new feature or planting scheme; more than 650 color photographs which provide a rich visual source of ideas and inspiration; 175 illustrations explaining how to survey, plan, plant, and maintain your garden; and useful addresses of advisers, nurseries, garden centers, and suppliers of garden buildings, paving, furniture, and lighting." "The Essential Garden Book lives up to its name: this is an invaluable reference work for those who want to improve their garden. It provides exciting design solutions and practical information in an accessible way, enabling you to create a garden that both looks and works as you want it to. The Essential Garden Book will inspire you to see your garden through new eyes, and help you to transform it into your favorite living space."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Contents

THE ESSENTIAL GARDEN
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Surveying the site
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CREATING THE FRAMEWORK 56 PLANTING PRINCIPLES
68
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About the author (1998)

He founded the Habitat chain of stores in England. Starting in 1977, his U.S.-based Conran's stores helped launch the home furnishings retail boom. He is the author of thirteen books and was knighted in 1983 for his service to British industry and design. He lives in London, England.

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