In this innovative design guide, expert author Keith Wiley introduces gardeners to a broad range of woodland and shade-loving plants. He offers a tempting array of must-have shade plants to inspire plant combinations. The author also provides advice on how to choose the best woodland plants to suit a variety of climatic and soil conditions. His approach of combining 'like-minded' plants in self-supporting colonies gives readers the confidence to take their gardens to the next level.
Keith Wiley is a celebrated horticulturist and garden designer who made his name creating "audacious and dazzlingly innovative" planting schemes inspired by natural landscapes. He is the author of two books, as well as several articles for Gardens Illustrated and the Royal Horticultural Society's journal The Garden. He received an honours degree in horticulture from the University of London and now works as a nurseryman and freelance horticultural consultant.