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Title:
The border planner
Author:
Bird, Richard.
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Publication Information:
San Diego, CA : Laurel Glen, 2000.
Physical Description:
127 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781571456755
Format :
Book

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Central Library SB424 .B57 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize
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Summary

Put the finishing touch on your garden with this comprehensive guide. The Border Planner will inspire gardeners of all abilities to create border displays that will add color and texture to the garden throughout the year. livery aspect of border planning and planting is covered, front the basics of positioning and soil structure, to seasonal plantings and color themes. Create borders in a wide range of styles, including fragrant, formal, Mediterranean, and low maintenance. Specially commissioned planting plans show how different types of borders progress throughout the seasons.


Author Notes

Richard Bird has gardened since childhood and is the author of over thirty books He has edited a number of gardening magazines, lectures widely on hardy perennials and alpine plants, and has appeared on television and radio


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 6
Border Planningp. 8
Planting a Borderp. 24
Color Themesp. 44
Seasonal Bordersp. 56
Borders for Special Conditionsp. 68
Borders for Special Subjectsp. 78
Borders by Stylep. 98
Practicalitiesp. 110
Indexp. 123
Acknowledgmentsp. 128

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