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Ramblers, Scramblers and Twiners By Michael Jefferson-Brown

Ramblers, Scramblers and Twiners by Michael Jefferson-Brown

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A guide to everything the gardener needs to know about climbing plants. The author suggests specific plants for different zones of the wall and takes the reader through the process of vertical planting. He also advises on concealing ugly features and the construction of trellises and pergolas.

Ramblers, Scramblers and Twiners Summary

Ramblers, Scramblers and Twiners by Michael Jefferson-Brown

Climbers dress up fences, disguise ugly areas, provide seclusion, and add lushness. Here are 500 high-performance ramblers, scramblers, and twiners that will work in every zone of your garden. Practical advice on setting up effective supports, making a pergola, and avoiding damage to house walls.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Planning and planting: challenges and opportunities; space, illusion and plants; walls, fences, screens; pergolas and other structures; support aids; planting and plant association; water, feeding and maintenance. Part 2 The walls: walls and microclimates; the three wall zones; the north-facing wall; the south-facing wall; the east-facing wall; the west-facing wall. Part 3 The plants: self-clinging climbers; twiners; ramblers and scramblers; wall shrubs; wall base plants; annuals; the more tender plants.

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Ramblers, Scramblers and Twiners by Michael Jefferson-Brown
Used - Like New
David & Charles
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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