Garden Plants Made Easy
Take the confusion out of choosing plants that will thrive in your garden. From the many varieties available today, find out which plants are right for your garden's conditions and how to keel) them healthy and beautiful. The 500 plants listed include old favorites as well as more unusual plants: chive, hollyhock, crown imperial, snowdrop, geranium, water lily, and tomato. Each listing gives a description of the plant and its place of origin; its growth rate and size at maturity; cultivation and propagation instructions; susceptibility to pests and diseases; sun, soil, and moisture requirements; and whether it's suitable for growing in a container. Additional lists help you select plants by their scent; color; performance, including length of flowering season; and their use as design elements. A perfect gardener's reference book.
- Paperback | 256 pages
- 218.44 x 276.86 x 25.4mm | 952.54g
- 01 Aug 1999
- Orion Publishing Co
- Weidenfeld Nicolson Illustrated
- London, United Kingdom
- New edition
- New edition
- 500 colour photograp
About Jane Fearnley-Whittingstall
Jane Fearnley-Whittingstall works as a landscape and garden designer creating or restoring period gardens, uncovering the contribution of previous generations and understanding how it reflects the garden maker's love affair with his or her plot. Recent restoration projects include an 18th century town garden in The Circus, Bath, the early 19th century garden at Cliveden, and the famous rose garden at Sudeley Castle. She is the author of PEONIES, THE IMPERIAL FLOWER, GARDENING MADE EASY and GARDEN PLANTS MADE EASY.