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The Plantfinder's Guide to Ornamental Grasses

By: Roger Grounds

192 pages, Col illus

David & Charles

Paperback | Aug 2002 | #133428 | ISBN: 0715315358
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Hardback | Apr 1998 | #95166 | ISBN: 0715306383
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About this book

A diverse and beautifully presented book on grasses and graminoids.

'If you are to buy one book on grasses, this should be the one' - Gardens Illustrated; 'Combines inspiration with sound practical advice' - Gardening Which?


Contents

Introduction; Part One - Introduction to Grasses; Part Two - Coloured-leaf Grasses; Part Three - Flowering Grasses; Part Four - Orchestrating the Grasses; Part Five - Plant Care; Appendices; Grasses for Special Uses; List of Common Names; A-Z of Ornamental Grasses; Where to see Ornamental Grasses; Where to Buy Ornamental Grasses; Further Reading; Plant Hardiness Zone Map; Index; Acknowledgements

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Biography

Roger Grounds is one of the pioneers of ornamental grass gardening. He worked as a garden designer for some years before joining Diana Grenfell to run the nursery and garden at Apple Court which specializes in ornamental grasses, hostas and hemerocallis. He has written several gardening books and also lectures internationally on grasses and garden design. Roger lives in Lymington, Hampshire.

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