This detailed guide explains how to make the most of walls, fences and hedges in the design of gardens. The author demonstrates how they can be used as background or plant supports, and suggests ways in which they can enhance the appearance and productivity of gardens.
Boundaries - whether walls, fences or hedges - form an intrinsic feature of almost all gardens. "The Garden Wall" is a guide to using boundaries as a background and support for plants in practical and decorative ways to enhance the appearance and productiveness of the garden. Complete with a list of more than 300 suitable plants, illustrated with informative line drawings and original colour photographs.
Part 1: boundary walls and fences - construction and materials, retaining walls, gates and gateways; the wall as environment - general principles, importance of aspect, characteristics of north, south, east and west facing walls; plant for walls - climbers, climbing rises, shrubs, plant combinations, fruit, plants for retaining walls; plants for walls - dictionary. Part 2: hedges.
The Garden Wall by Julie Harrod
Used - Very Good
Octopus Publishing Group
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