Instant Reference to More Than 250 Plants | Create a vertical garden, whether you have a tiny patio or a larger plot, with this highly practical, richly illustrated reference. If you long for climbing plants to mask unsightly buildings, to mark garden boundaries, or strictly for aesthetic reasons--roses tumbling over a fence, or clematis screening a gazebo--the authoritative, jargon-free tips and illuminating photographs target exactly what you need to know.Inspirational planting schemes and plans help both beginners and experts realize the potential of space and shape, while dozens of topic-based spreads present a wealth of vertical gardening projects and advice, including:
* training and pruning climbing plants
* installing trellises
* coordinating color and foliage
* planting a scented bower
* creating and maintaining topiaries.
A directory of more than 250 plants specially selected for height in the garden and 50 photographic sequences further enhance this indispensable gardening tool.
Author: Richard Bird,
Publisher: Cassell , 2000-12
ISBN: 0304356034, EAN: 9780304356034
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