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Designed for both the amateur and professional gardener, this book aims to be a comprehensive guide to heathers. The text covers such subjects as their natural habitat, types of garden they are most suited to, hybrids, propagation, companion plants and heather gardens to visit.show more

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  • Book | 350 pages
  • Batsford Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • colour and b&w illustrations
  • 0747006091
  • 9780747006091

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Heathers in the wild: history; uses including flower arrangement; distribution and maps; heaths, moors and mires throughout the world. different sorts of heather garden, large, small, mini's, containers and window boxes; heather slopes; heather cliffs; dune heather garden; wet heath garden; cemetries; species, requirements, recommended and other cultivars; hybrids; other ericeous species; companion plants: rhododendrons; grasses; shrubs; ferns; preparation and care of heather gardens; propagation; how new sorts arise: Kurt Kramer's hybrids etc; heather gardens to visit; nurseries.show more