Rachel de Thame's Top 100 Star Plants

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BBC Worldwide, 2002 - Gardening - 144 pages
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In this book, Rachel de Thame selects the very best plants for specific gardening situations. There are 12 categories in all—everything from climbers for a sunny wall and winter flowering shrubs to plants for a tropical effect. Each section features a short introduction to the topic followed by Rachel's plant recommendations. This guide should appeal to beginners as well as more experienced gardeners, as Rachel combines fail-safe familiar choices with more unusual options, giving adventurous gardeners a fresh alternative.

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About the author (2002)

de Thame was originally trained as a ballet dancer with the Royal Ballet, and Rachel enjoyed a successful modeling career before turning to gardening. She enrolled in the highly respected two-year course by the English Gardening School at the Chelsea Physic Garden in London.

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