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An Irish-born gardener and writer, William Robinson (1838-1935) travelled widely to study gardens and gardening in Europe and America. He founded a weekly illustrated periodical, The Garden, in 1871, which he owned until 1919, and published numerous books on different aspects of horticulture. Topics included annuals, hardy perennials, alpines and sub-tropical plants, as well as accounts of his travels. This book, his most famous work, was first published in 1883, and fifteen editions were issued …

Alpines, From mountain to garden is a refreshing new perspective on the many stunning plant species that make their home above the treeline. Where most guides to alpine plants have favored collecting and rare species, Richard Wilford offers a holistic approach that describes their discovery and introduction into cultivation and why these factors must be taken in to consideration when planting these mountain dwellers in your garden.             Organized geographically, Alpines, From mountain …

Excerpt from Hardy Perennials and Herbaceous Borders: Illustrated in Colour The time is past when the term hardy plants can be used indiscriminately. Alpine flowers and hardy herbaceous plants have both developed enormously, and their culture has become speci alised on differing lines. It is true that Alpines are sometimes admitted to the border, often to furnish a rocky edging; and conversely, certain hardy herbaceous perennials are occasionally used in the rock garden; but those who know most …
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