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Rhs How To Plant A Garden

Author : Matt James
ISBN : 9781784720599
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 35. 81 MB
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Evening Standard The Best Gardening Books of 2016 Confused by the bewildering range of plants on offer at your local garden centre? How do you choose, use and create beautiful planting schemes like the professionals? The book takes you on a structured journey through the design process, from the initial assessment of your existing space, through choosing a theme or style, to putting it all together. Learn what various plant groups can provide and how to problem-solve by selecting the right species. Understand the role that form, colour, scent and texture play in the garden, and how to use focal points and accent plants for added interest. Tiny courtyard gardeners and suburban gardeners alike will learn how to mix plants in pleasing combinations that will provide interest through the seasons and last for years. RHS How to Plant a Garden proves that a good planting scheme can transform your garden from the ordinary to the truly inspirational.

How To Plant A Garden

Author : Matt James
ISBN : 1845339843
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 55. 40 MB
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Confused by the bewildering range of plants on offer at your local garden centre? How do you choose, use and create beautiful planting schemes like the professionals? The book takes you on a structured journey through the design process, from the initial assessment of your existing space, through choosing a theme or style, to putting it all together. Learn what various plant groups can provide and how to problem-solve by selecting the right species. Understand the role that form, color, scent and texture play in the garden, and how to use focal points and accent plants for added interest. Tiny courtyard gardeners and suburban gardeners alike will learn how to mix plants in pleasing combinations that will provide interest through the seasons and last for years. How to Plant a Garden proves that a good planting scheme can transform your garden from the ordinary to the truly inspirational.

Rhs The Urban Gardener

Author : Matt James
ISBN : 9781845338602
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 49. 45 MB
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Garden designer, lecturer and broadcaster Matt James explores how to design an urban outdoor space, no matter the size or location - from balconies and roof terraces to courtyards, basement areas and front gardens, factoring in areas for relaxation, play and growing your own produce. There are 16 step-by-step projects including creating a 'living' green wall, planting under mature trees and making a gravel garden and 13 case studies showing great design in action, with examples from Tom Stuart-Smith, Charlotte Rowe and Christopher Bradley-Hole. Award-winning photographer Marianne Majerus provides the visual inspiration.

Complete Planting Design Course

Author : Hilary Thomas
ISBN : 1845334124
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 44. 90 MB
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Complete Planting Design Course takes a comprehensive approach to the complex process of Planting Design. It shows how to choose and combine plants for specific effects: for year-round color and interest; for drama and movement; and to overcome site difficulties. From initial vision to finished planting, the book clearly explains the practical steps, considerations, opportunities and decisions that need to be taken. This process can be applied to readers' own gardens, and it will also allow them to take their skills further into other people's gardens.

Rhs Big Ideas Small Spaces

Author : Kay Maguire
ISBN : 9781784723385
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 83. 60 MB
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Bestselling author Kay Maguire and RHS Young Designer of the Year Tony Woods provide stylish design ideas, growing tips and advice to help readers turn even the tiniest outdoor space into a beautiful and life-affirming oasis. With 30 step-by-step projects, RHS Big Ideas, Small Spaces shows the urban gardener how to transform balconies, walls, windowsills, rooftops and the smallest of yards. Discover the best planting plans for your garden, with ideas for hanging planted screens, mobile gardens, balcony rail planters and potted shelves. Learn the things you need to know to get your garden started, and how to overcome common problems, and ensure your garden, however small, is beautiful all year round.

Encyclopedia Of Landscape Design

Author : DK
ISBN : 9781465470782
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 59. 79 MB
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Be inspired to imagine the garden of your dreams with this guide that will help you plan, build, and plant your perfect outdoor space. Whether you're aiming for a total redesign or targeting a specific area, Encyclopedia of Landscape Design offers fresh and achievable ideas for every gardener: grasp the fundamentals of landscape and garden design, find a style that's right for you, and create the structures and planting plans to bring your ideas to life. Produced by a team of award-winning horticultural experts, Encyclopedia of Landscape Design offers extensive design inspiration backed up with solid practical content, including step-by-step landscape structures and planting techniques.

365 Days Of Colour In Your Garden

Author : Nick Bailey
ISBN : 9780857836243
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 64. 5 MB
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A beautifully photographed guide for gardeners keen to attain the elusive colour-packed 'year-round garden'. Covering ideas on how to use, combine, design with and prolong colour, the book focuses on achievable ways of growing plants of every tone through 12 months of the year. It provides gardeners with an inspiring and surprising palette of plants to furnish their plots with sumptuous colour with detailed lists for Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. Bursting with practical advice on establishment and maintenance, the book also embraces plants for pots, cutting, difficult spaces and tiny gardens, and features long-season gardens from around the world.

The Creative Shrub Garden

Author : Andy McIndoe
ISBN : 9781604694345
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 87. 69 MB
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A professional garden designer describes the benefits of planting low-maintenance, hardy shrubs to beautify a home and garden and offers tips for choosing the best types based on climate, soil type and pruning requirements.

The Urban Gardener

Author : Matt James
ISBN : 1845337964
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 53. 54 MB
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In The Urban Gardener, garden designer and lecturer Matt James provides an approachable, practical guide to making the most of an urban garden, including: How to design an urban space - from balconies and roof terraces to courtyards, basement areas and window ledges. Ten ways to improve your environment through sustainable gardening techniques. Creating a space for living, with areas for dining, playing and growing your own produce. Planting the urban garden: using plants to define space; to introduce color, form and texture; and to provide much needed shade and privacy. Looking after the urban garden: planting techniques and timing, irrigation, drainage and weed control. Fifteen step-by-step projects, including creating a living green wall and installing a green roof. Directory of plants that will thrive in an urban environment.

Garden Design Bible

Author : Tim Newbury
ISBN : 9780600634058
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 70. 37 MB
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Do you dream of transforming your back garden into a romantic retreat? Would you like to make a modern-day Utopia on your balcony? Is your ideal outdoor space a minimalist design with easy-to-care-for plants or a family garden with room to grow culinary herbs? Whatever your desire, the Garden Design Bible has a plan that you can adapt to your own space. Choose from 40 off-the-peg designs, or mix and match elements from several to create your ideal garden. Each of the designs is fully illustrated and has a comprehensive plant list and planting diagram. With a huge range of plants, styles and uses, this inspirational yet practical book is the next best thing to hiring a gardener!

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