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Gardening with Wild Plants

Handbook / Manual

By: Julian Slatcher

176 pages, colour photos, 24 colour illustrations

GMC Publishing

Paperback | Feb 2012 | Edition: 2 | #195693 | ISBN-13: 9781861088031
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About this book

There are many examples of British wildflowers that we routinely use in our gardens and still more that could be used if we knew just a little more about them. Divided according to their natural habitats, the book features almost 200 different wild plants and photographs of each. Each habitat is introduced with practical information and tips, along with inspirational planting plans that show you how to combine plants creatively for maximum effect. All the essential facts, such as height, habitat, care and propagation are provided, to enable you to site plants successfully.

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Julian Slatcher's interest in gardening and wild plants stems from a childhood spent in the countryside. He is a keen gardener whose interest in wild plants and flowers has grown alongside his passion for photography. Julian's photographs have been published in various magazines, including "Four Shires", "Garden Answers" and on the BBC's "Country File" programme. He currently lives near Banbury in Oxfordshire.

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