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Rock Garden Plant Primer: Easy, Small Plants for Containers, Patios, and the Open Garden By Christopher Grey-Wilson

Rock Garden Plant Primer: Easy, Small Plants for Containers, Patios, and the Open Garden by Christopher Grey-Wilson

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It's not necessary to have a traditional rock garden to enjoy rock garden plants. This title recommends easy-to-grow plants for various garden situations including shade, mixed borders, and patios. It contains chapters that explain how to grow and care for these gardener-friendly plants.

Rock Garden Plant Primer: Easy, Small Plants for Containers, Patios, and the Open Garden Summary

Rock Garden Plant Primer: Easy, Small Plants for Containers, Patios, and the Open Garden by Christopher Grey-Wilson

It's not necessary to have a traditional rock garden to enjoy rock garden plants. In fact, these colorful, small plants are perfect for the pots, containers, window boxes, and raised beds that are the mainstays of modern gardens. World-renowned botanist Christopher Grey-Wilson recommends easy-to-grow plants for a variety of garden situations including shade, mixed borders, and patios. Introductory chapters explain how to grow and care for these gardener-friendly plants that are cold-hardy and adaptable. Detailed plant descriptions are based on his personal experience of seeing the plants in the wild and growing them in the garden. Includes excellent photographs to aid in selection and identification.

Rock Garden Plant Primer: Easy, Small Plants for Containers, Patios, and the Open Garden Reviews

Enthusiasts with sunny gardens should find endless inspiration among the myriad gem-like specimens that Grey-Wilson introduces, and woodland gardeners will also find new treasures. -- Alice Joyce Booklist 20091101

About Christopher Grey-Wilson

Christopher Grey-Wilson has been the Editor of the Alpine Garden Society since 1990, and is also a freelance horticultural writer and photographer. For many years he was a Principal Scientific Officer at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, working as a Research Botanist, and as Editor of Curtis' Botanical Magazine. He has been on a number of major botanical expeditions in pursuit of the mountain floras of Europe and Asia, particularly those of the Himalaya and southwest China. He is the author of several books regarded as standard works, including The Genus Cyclamen, The Illustrated Flora of Britain and Northern Europe, How to Identify Wild Flowers, The Alpine Flowers of Britain and Northern Europe, A Manual of Alpine and Rock Garden Plants, and The Alpine Garden. He serves on a number of committees of the Royal Horticultural Society, who recently awarded him a Gold Veitch Memorial Award.

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GOR002482955
9780881929287
088192928X
Rock Garden Plant Primer: Easy, Small Plants for Containers, Patios, and the Open Garden by Christopher Grey-Wilson
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Timber Press
2009-09-07
232
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