The Complete Book of Alpine Gardening by Richard Bird

The Complete Book of Alpine Gardening by Richard Bird

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Covers every method of growing and displaying alpines, from whole gardens to stone sinks and paving. Including growing under cover - alpine houses and bulb frames - it discusses the design and building of all features and the best materials to use.

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The art of alpine gardening lies in the successful creation of garden habitats such as rock gardens and raised beds, which are designed to mimic the plants' natural environment in the mountainous regions of the world. This book covers every method of growing and displaying alpines, both outdoors and under cover. Over 1000 varieties of alpine plant are described, together with details of tools, methods of propagation and ways of controlling pests and diseases. The text is enhanced by drawings and photographs, making this a reference work for anyone interested in alpines, be they keen amateur or specialist nurseryman.

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SKU GOR001906863
Title The Complete Book of Alpine Gardening
Author By (author) Richard Bird
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Octopus Publishing Group
Year Published 1992
Number of Pages 256
ISBN 10 0706370236
ISBN 13 9780706370232
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

Details

The art of alpine gardening lies in the successful creation of garden habitats such as rock gardens and raised beds, which are designed to mimic the plants' natural environment in the mountainous regions of the world. This book covers every method of growing and displaying alpines, both outdoors and under cover. Over 1000 varieties of alpine plant are described, together with details of tools, methods of propagation and ways of controlling pests and diseases. The text is enhanced by drawings and photographs, making this a reference work for anyone interested in alpines, be they keen amateur or specialist nurseryman.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001906863
Title The Complete Book of Alpine Gardening
Author By (author) Richard Bird
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Octopus Publishing Group
Year Published 1992
Number of Pages 256
ISBN 10 0706370236
ISBN 13 9780706370232
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.

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