By: Marina Christopher
208 pages, colour photos
Shows how, by choosing plants that have a late flowering season, or offer such bonuses as attractive foliage, seedheads or berries, you can get the best from the garden in late summer and autumn. This book shows how you can prolong the display of flowers and other features of interest in your garden. It includes detailed discussion of how to choose plantings for sun and shade, dry soil and damp, and for problem conditions such as heavy clay or light sand. It advises on companion planting and planting for colour and texture.
'Informative and eminently readable' Sunday Telegraph 'Packed with gorgeous pictures' Independent on Sunday 'A comprehensive guide to the best late flowering perennials' Garden News 'A must for anyone who wishes that their garden had a more vibrant colour from August throughout to the edge of winter, needs inspiration for plant combinations, or simply wishes to indulge themselves' Organic Gardening A timely book where the author's practical experience and knowledge really shines. Garden Answers It is a must for any one who wishes that their garden had a more vibrant colour from August throughout to the edge of winter, needs inspiration for plant combinations, or simply wishes to indulge themselves. Organic Gardening This book is packed with gorgeous pictures. Independent on Sunday An informative and eminently readable guide to using late-flowering perennials to extend borders well into the autumn. Sunday Telegraph Christopher explores a great many plants besides the usual mums and asters. ... This book opens our eyes to the possibilities of a bounteous garden all the way to Thanksgiving. -- Valerie Easton Seattle Times "The new reference for extended-season gardening." -- John Bagnasco Garden Compass
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