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Architectural Plants By Christine Shaw

Architectural Plants by Christine Shaw

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Summary

A guide to the spectacular world of architectural plants, packed with practical advice on how to liven up your garden using the striking shapes and wonderful exoticism of this distinct new area of planting. Whether amateur or expert, this book is useful reading for any gardener looking for something a bit special to grow.

Architectural Plants Summary

Architectural Plants by Christine Shaw

A definitive guide to the spectacular world of architectural plants, packed with practical advice on how to liven up your garden using the striking shapes and wonderful exoticism of this distinct new area of planting. Whether amateur or expert, this superb book is essential reading for any gardener looking for something a bit special to grow. This area of horticulture is fast becoming popular with people keen to experiment and incorporate new ideas for their gardens. Architectural plants, though unusual in appearance and often of tropical origin, prove easy to grow and maintain in this country. And most plants being evergreen, their presence in the garden is felt all year round. The book is a comprehensive guide to the broad range of architectural plants, from spiky agaves and yuccas to succulent sempervivums, dramatic palms and graceful bamboos. Packed with specialist, yet user-friendly information on soil assessment, drainage and cultivation methods, it is ideal for people who are eager to learn more about these species and how best to grow them. Architectural Plants offers a stimulating look at alternative and innovative ways to create a vibrant garden display.

About Christine Shaw

Christine Shaw is the author of the hugely successful Collins Practical Gardener: Architectural Plants. She studied horticulture at the Isle of Wight Horticultural College while working nights as a croupier. She has worked at Angus White's famous Architectural Plants nursery near Horsham, and set up a new branch at Chichester in 1996, which she continues to run. In addition, Christine has established a successful career for herself as a freelance horticultural journalist, writing articles for The English Garden, Garden Inspirations, RHS The Garden and Exotic Gardening.

Additional information

GOR001829285
9780007204700
0007204701
Architectural Plants by Christine Shaw
Used - Very Good
Hardback
HarperCollins Publishers
2005-10-03
352
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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