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Good Planting

Handbook / ManualOut of Print

By: Rosemary Verey

Frances Lincoln Ltd

Paperback | Dec 2001 | #128297 | ISBN: 0711218293
Out of Print Details
Hardback | #97135 | ISBN-13: 9780711206069
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About this book

A practical guide to the art of companion planting. It discusses how to arrive at aesthetically pleasing combinations of colour, texture and form while taking account of the plants' habitat requirements and growth characteristics. Throughout the book the dimension of time is considered: to have a garden that is interesting at every season, you need a succession of good associations. Throughout, Rosemary Verey encourages her readers to see their gardens as a whole, both in space and time, combining her artists' eye with her long experience as a plantswoman to demonstrate the art of making a beautiful garden. The accompanying photographs illustrate the principles and practices she describes.

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Rosemary Verey is an internationally renowned plantswoman and garden designer, and one of the most highly regarded of garden writers. As well as designing a wide range of acclaimed gardens, including aspects of Highgrove, the garden of HRH the Prince of Wales, and taking care of Barnsley, she has presented gardening series on TV and written many best-selling books, including: The Garden in Winter, A Countrywoman's Notes, Good Planting and Rosemary Verey's Garden Plans.

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