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Alpines Michael Mitchell

Alpines By Michael Mitchell

Alpines by Michael Mitchell


$22.99
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Summary

Alpines have been a favourite plant for generations of gardeners. Historically they were used in rockeries, but they offer far more potential for gardens, which generally become smaller. Whether planted in troughs, window boxes, raised beds or between paving, alpines offer versatility and colour for nearly every month of the year.

Alpines Summary

Alpines: An Essential Guide by Michael Mitchell

Alpines have been a favourite plant for generations of gardeners and are as popular now as ever. Historically they were used in rockeries, but they offer far more potential for today's gardens, which are generally becoming smaller. Whether planted in troughs, window boxes, raised beds or between paving, alpines offer fantastic versatiltiy and colour for nearly every month of the year. . Topics covered include: traditional and contemporary settings for growing plants; ideas for incorporating alpine plants into a new or existing garden plot; advice on planting and maintenance and information on propagation methods and facilities. There is an A-Z of over 180 fo the best alpine plants, with a useful table of flowering times. Aimed at both the beginner and the more experienced enthusiast, this essential guide contains a wealth of beautifully illustrated information

About Michael Mitchell

Michael Mitchell started Slack Top Alpine Nursery on leaving Askham Bryan Horticultural College in 1986 and now has twenty-five years' experience in the propagation and cultivation of alpine and woodland plants. Michael has taught alpine courses for the Royal Horticultural Society at their garden in Harrogate for several years. Michael and his wife Allison started exhibiting their alpine plants at several of the major UK flower shows in 2006 and have since won seven gold medals.

Additional information

GOR004420833
9781847972958
1847972950
Alpines: An Essential Guide by Michael Mitchell
Used - Very Good
Hardback
The Crowood Press Ltd
20111031
144
N/A
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