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Scotland for Gardeners By Kenneth Cox

Scotland for Gardeners by Kenneth Cox

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Summary

This book is a compact colour guide of the largest survey of Scottish gardens ever mounted and the first such guidebook to all that Scotland can offer garden and plant lovers.

Scotland for Gardeners Summary

Scotland for Gardeners: The Guide to Scottish Gardens, Nurseries and Garden Centres by Kenneth Cox

This book is a compact colour guide of the largest survey of Scottish gardens ever mounted and the first such guidebook to all that Scotland can offer garden and plant lovers. Including descriptions of virtually all Scotland's gardens which are open to the public, it recommends when to visit and what to look out for. Gardens are described in a pithy and lively style. Also covered are specialist nurseries, garden centres, wildflower walks, shows, public parks and more. The book includes useful maps showing routes for day trips and short-break tours and is illustrated throughout with full-colour images by Ray Cox. This is the ideal book for the Scot or the tourist who wishes to explore the world of gardens and plants in Scotland.

Scotland for Gardeners Reviews

'The most comprehensive guide to Scottish gardens and nurseries ever published ... For those of us who thought they knew Scotland well, it is full of wonderful surprises'

* Scotland Magazine *

'A horticultural compendium second to none'

* Scottish Field *

'A pleasure to read and use'

* BBC Gardeners Illustrated *

About Kenneth Cox

Kenneth Cox, the son and grandson of renowned plantsmen, is himself a nurseryman, gardener and garden centre owner at Glendoick, near Perth, Scotland, world famous for rhododendrons. As a plant-hunter, he has led many expeditions to unexplored parts of Tibet and India and discovered new rhododendron species and introduced several plant species for the first time. He has also made many successful rhododendron and azalea hybrids and has written nine books on plants and plant-hunting. His book Garden Plants for Scotland was published in 2008 and Fruit and Vegetables for Scotland was published in 2012.

Additional information

GOR006565077
9781780271897
1780271891
Scotland for Gardeners: The Guide to Scottish Gardens, Nurseries and Garden Centres by Kenneth Cox
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Birlinn General
2014-07-07
512
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

Customer Reviews - Scotland for Gardeners