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Dream Plants for the Natural Garden By Henk Gerritsen

Dream Plants for the Natural Garden by Henk Gerritsen

Condition - Very Good
£28.79
8 in stock

Summary

A great source of reference for the natural gardener - classifies 1200 plants according to their behaviour, strengths and uses.

Dream Plants for the Natural Garden Summary

Dream Plants for the Natural Garden by Henk Gerritsen

In this book, pioneering garden designers Henk Gerritsen and Piet Oudolf describe their ideal perennials, bulbs, grasses, ferns and small shrubs. An ideal plant is one that is both beautiful and robust, performing reliably with very little input from the gardener. Gerritsen and Oudolf have a genuinely innovative approach to gardening. Rather than striving for big, bold masses of colourful blooms that are vigorously pruned back as soon as they have finished flowering, the authors choose plants chiefly for their form - leaves, flower heads and stems included - which means they retain their natural beauty through all the seasons.

Dream Plants for the Natural Garden Reviews

* 'A Bible for those interested in turning their garden into a naturalistic haven.' English Garden

About Henk Gerritsen

PIET OUDOLF is a native of Holland and originally studied to be an architect. Instead of designing buildings he became the founder of New Wave planting, a movement which takes inspiration from nature but employs artistic skill in creating planting schemes. He has designed gardens in Holland and Germany, and a public park in Sweden. The garden he designed with Arne Maynard for the Chelsea 2000 Flower Show won the Best Garden Award. His own garden and nursery near Arnhem, Holland, has become world-famous. Distinguished garden designer HENK GERRITSEN (1948-2008) was born in Utrecht in the Netherlands. He trained as an artist and made his living as a painter before turning to garden design. He was the author of several books, and his best-known garden design project in the UK was the reconstruction of the Waltham Place gardens in Berkshire. He also started the Priona Gardens in Schuinesloot in the Netherlands with his friend Anton Schlepers.

Additional information

GOR001809663
9780711217379
0711217378
Dream Plants for the Natural Garden by Henk Gerritsen
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
2000-10-05
144
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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