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Climbers and Wall Plants (Hillier Gardener's Guide)

Handbook / Manual Out of Print
By: Philippa Bensley
160 pages, 500 colour photos
Publisher: David & Charles
Climbers and Wall Plants (Hillier Gardener's Guide)
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  • Climbers and Wall Plants (Hillier Gardener's Guide) ISBN: 9780715323038 Paperback Mar 2006 Out of Print #158806
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About this book

Covers all aspects of cultivation, training and care of climbing plants of many kinds, from showy clematis to functional but essential ivies. It includes information on every type of climber the gardener is likely to encounter, giving ideas for mixing and matching plants to provide interest, texture and colour all year round. The book is organised so that readers can find the climber they want in a variety of ways - by season, situation, soil type and colour. Special panels throughout the book focus on practical tips, designs, ideas and cultivation method.

Contents

Introduction; Buying, growing and caring for climbers; Situations, including hot and dry, shady, fences and walls, conservatories, arches, obelisks and pergolas; Soil types; Colour; Seasons; Index.

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Biography

Philippa Bensley is expert in all aspects of gardening, a passionate flower arranger and a key member of the Hillier team. Her contribution to the look of the Hillier exhibit at the Chelsea Flower Show every year is considerable. Philippa lives near Southampton.
Handbook / Manual Out of Print
By: Philippa Bensley
160 pages, 500 colour photos
Publisher: David & Charles
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