Borders by Penelope Hobhouse

Borders by Penelope Hobhouse

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The author surveys a range of herbaceous borders of many National Trust gardens and talks to the people in charge of them. The book gives practical tips from propagation and planting, through staking and dead-heading, to defences against pests and diseaes.

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The author surveys a range of herbaceous borders of many National Trust gardens and talks to the people in charge of them. The book gives practical tips from propagation and planting, through staking and dead-heading, to defences against pests and diseaes. Penelope Hobhouse and her husband Professor John Malins are responsible for the upkeep of the important National Trust garden at Tintinhull House in Somerset. She is a lecturer and broadcaster and writes articles for a large number of publications on both sides of the Atlantic. She is also the author of "Colour in Your Garden", "The Private Gardens of England", and "The National Trust: A Book of Gardening".

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SKU GOR002799276
Title Borders
Author By (author) Penelope Hobhouse
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Pavilion Books
Year Published 1991
Number of Pages 120
ISBN 10 1851452370
ISBN 13 9781851452378
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Description

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The author surveys a range of herbaceous borders of many National Trust gardens and talks to the people in charge of them. The book gives practical tips from propagation and planting, through staking and dead-heading, to defences against pests and diseaes. Penelope Hobhouse and her husband Professor John Malins are responsible for the upkeep of the important National Trust garden at Tintinhull House in Somerset. She is a lecturer and broadcaster and writes articles for a large number of publications on both sides of the Atlantic. She is also the author of "Colour in Your Garden", "The Private Gardens of England", and "The National Trust: A Book of Gardening".
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR002799276
Title Borders
Author By (author) Penelope Hobhouse
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Pavilion Books
Year Published 1991
Number of Pages 120
ISBN 10 1851452370
ISBN 13 9781851452378
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.