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Grasses By Chatterton Jo

Grasses by Chatterton Jo

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From small grasses to larger rushes and bamboos, here is expert practical advice on growing grasses from seed, dividing, maintenance, planting, containers, and drying and arranging.

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Grasses by Chatterton Jo

This is an illustrated guide to varieties, cultivation and care, with step-by-step instructions and over 160 superb photographs. It is a fascinating guide to the history, uses, botany, classification and cultivation of grasses, including a fully illustrated directory of over 60 different varieties. It includes botanical information and identification photographs of small grasses such as sedges, medium grasses such as rushes, and large grasses such as bamboos. It features expert practical advice on growing grasses from seed, dividing grasses, general maintenance, planting, growing in containers, and drying and arranging. Grasses are deservedly popular garden plants due to their wonderful diversity of form and appearance, combined with their low-maintenance requirements. Whatever the climate, position, soil condition or space available, there is always a grass that will be suitable. This practical handbook contains ideas for using grasses in different garden situations, with hints and tips on cultivation and care. There is a beautifully illustrated directory of grasses, including Carex, Deschampsia, Miscanthus, Molinia, Pennisetum, Phyllostachys, Stipa and Typha. From an evergreen container plant to a specimen bamboo, these attractive and varied plants will enhance every garden.

About Chatterton Jo

Jo Chatterton trained at the English Gardening School at the Chelsea Physic Garden. She runs the Chatterton Garden Consultancy, and is a garden designer and consultant who specializes in grasses.

Additional information

GOR008761529
9781780193168
1780193165
Grasses by Chatterton Jo
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Anness Publishing
20141014
64
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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

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