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The The Bold and Brilliant Garden - Sarah Raven

The The Bold and Brilliant Garden

By: Sarah Raven, Jonathan Buckley (Photographer)

Paperback Published: 3rd May 2001
ISBN: 9780711217522
Number Of Pages: 168

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Want to create a dramatic garden that leaves a lasting impression? This stunning guide offers a new approach to planning and planting, encouraging you to throw caution to the wind and orchestrate colours, textures, scale and scent to spectacular effect from spring until autumn. The key is colour: intense, strong and voluptuous such as deep crimsons combined with acid green and incandescent orange. Integral to the vision is a feeling for dramatic scale: plants with huge presence, architectural foliage, strong, sculptural shapes and to complete the effect, flowers with silken and velvety textures and flooding the garden with scent. There are schemes for sunny, open beds and borders for shady areas, for damp soils and to clothe walls and fences - many of which include lots of quick-growing annuals and take only a season to achieve. This is the go-to guide for achieving a spectacular and striking garden.

An antidote to pale pink and blue gardening. -- Stephen Anderton Times A seriously researched and really useful guide. -- Monty Don Observer With stunning photography by Jonathan Buckley, this beautiful book is a must=have for anyone who loves their garden Period Ideas

Forewordp. 7
Introductionp. 8
Springp. 14
Early spring planting in sun and partial shadep. 16
Mid spring planting in sun and partial shadep. 22
Planting in shadep. 27
Early Summerp. 36
Planting in sunp. 38
Planting in shadep. 55
Planting in damp ground in sun and partial shadep. 58
High Summerp. 72
Planting in sunp. 74
Planting in damp ground in sun and partial shadep. 102
Late Summerp. 110
Planting in sunp. 112
Planting in shadep. 137
Planting in damp ground in sun and partial shadep. 141
Autumnp. 146
Planting in sunp. 148
Planting in shadep. 157
Planting in damp ground in sun and partial shadep. 158
Mail order suppliersp. 162
Hardiness zonesp. 162
Index of plants, with hardiness zonesp. 163
Acknowledgmentsp. 168
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ISBN: 9780711217522
ISBN-10: 0711217521
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 168
Published: 3rd May 2001
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 29.21 x 23.5  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.79
Edition Number: 1