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The Garden in Winter

Handbook / ManualOut of Print

By: Rosemary Verey

Frances Lincoln Ltd

Paperback | Dec 2002 | #135891 | ISBN: 0711220204
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Hardback | #97134 | ISBN-13: 9780711205079
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About this book

This text is designed to be a practical and inspirational guide to creating a garden that looks and feels good throughout the year, even when the frost bites and plants are enveloped in a mantle of snow. Rosemary Verey illustrates how to use space, the patterns created by paths and walls, the shapes of shrubs, the shadows of evergreens and the silhouettes of trunks and twisted branches to make elegant pictures for the months when the garden is stripped of summer foliage and billowing flowers. She also introduces the reader to a world of brilliant winter colours - the delicate pinks and greens of hellebores, the rich crimson of holly and cotoneaster berries and the bright yellow of aconites and crocus.

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For much of her long life, Rosemary Verey was one of England's most celebrated garden designers and garden writers. She has created gardens for Elton John and the Prince of Wales. Her books include Making of a Garden, Rosemary Verey's Garden Plans and Good Planting. She died in 2001.

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