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Beautiful Borders : Planning, Plants, & Colour - Jenny Hendy

Beautiful Borders

Planning, Plants, & Colour

By: Jenny Hendy, Paul Wagland (Foreword by)

Paperback with Flaps on Inside & Back Covers

Published: 1st March 2012
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Beautiful Borders is just the guide you need if you want to create borders that burst with colour and variety, that have depth and structure, that have staying power and adaptability. There's more to it than just picking a few plants you like the look of!

This book will take you through every step: designing your border, taking into account light, soil, location and aspect; choosing your flowers and plants, based on the chosen design; and preparing, growing and maintaining. Written in a clear, accessible style, with helpful checklists and tips, and beautiful illustration, you won't need any other guide!

About the Author

Jenny Hendy has been gardening since she was little, having entered her first horticultural competition as infants' centre she spent 5 years on the staff of Which? Gardening magazine and has been running a garden design and consultancy business for the past 20 years. She has published 20 books as a sole author as well as co-authored and contributed as a consultant. She also co-runs children's gardening workshops, teaches adult amateur gardeners and has been speaking on gardening for the whole of her freelance career. She lives in North Wales and enjoys the challenge of attending to her garden with heavy clay, high winds and a sloping site.

Foreword p.8
Introduction p.10
First Steps p.16
Choosing Plants p.38
The Basics p.70
Planning Your Borders p.92
Right Plant, Right Place p.120
Border Styles p.150
Pep up your Borders p.182
Basic Maintenance p.202
Propagation p.226
Calendar of Care p.248
Further Reading p.252
Websites p.253
Index p.254

ISBN: 9780857753885
ISBN-10: 0857753886
Series: Green Guides S.
Audience: General
Format: Paperback with Flaps on Inside & Back Covers
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st March 2012
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 17.0  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.516