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The Resilient Garden: Planning and Planting for Unpredictable Weather

Handbook / Manual

By: Marylyn Abbott

192 pages, Col photos, map

Kyle Books

Hardback | May 2011 | #171743 | ISBN-13: 9781856267465
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NHBS Price: £19.99 $25/€24 approx

About this book

How to cope with the changing weather. We are all witnessing changing weather patterns - earlier springs, record summer temperatures and erratic rainfall. Marylyn Abbott has learnt about plant behaviour in these conditions and divulges her knowledge in this aptly timed book. She focuses on the dry gardens that work and why, how to create the right conditions (including mulches to conserve water, plant groupings, preparation of plants) and drainiage for the times when it suddenly pours and pours. Together with a list of beautiful plants that will 'weather well', this is both a practical and inspirational read.

'This book is beautifully illustrated and contains a lot of advice on planning and structure.' Image Interiors


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Biography

Marylyn Abbott is acknowledged as one of the world's greatest garden creators - BBC2's Gardeners' World made an exclusive programme about her work (2001) and she lectures throughout the world. Marylyn has created Australia's most visited garden at Kennerton Green, and for the last decade has been re-creating the gardens of West Green in Hampshire, now open to the public and awarded a two-star rating by The Garden Guide.

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