Create the Perfect Country Garden

Create the Perfect Country Garden

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Bask in the peace of your own idyllic country garden. An award-winning writer, aided by brilliantly colorful photos, explores the evolution and practical needs of this appealing style, emphasizing the importance of using plants and materials that complement dwelling and landscape. Think of a yew hedge surrounding a thatched cottage, traditional plants such
as heartsease and bay, and structures like stone walls and winding brick paths. A world of examples will inspire you.

Foxgloves swaying in the breeze, a weathered wooden gate, a moss-covered stone seat: such lovely things make up the idyllic country garden. How has this garden evolved over time, from functional plot to today's haven of peace and tranquility? And, how can you enjoy its timeless appeal in your own backyard? An award-winning writer, aided by brilliantly colorful photos, explores the history and the practical needs of the country style, emphasizing the importance of using plants and materials that complement dwelling and landscape. Think of a yew hedge surrounding a thatched cottage, a path of bark chippings linking a clapboard house to the woodland beyond, traditional plants such as heartsease and bay, and structures like stone walls and winding brick paths. A world of examples will surely inspire you!


Publisher: London : Conran Octopus, 1997
ISBN: 9781840912654
1840912650
Characteristics: 144 p. : ill. ; 28 cm

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