Rhs How To Plant A Garden

Author: Matt James
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1784720593
Size: 60.23 MB
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Evening Standard The Best Gardening Books of 2016 Confused by the bewildering range of plants on offer at your local garden centre? How do you choose, use and create beautiful planting schemes like the professionals? The book takes you on a structured journey through the design process, from the initial assessment of your existing space, through choosing a theme or style, to putting it all together. Learn what various plant groups can provide and how to problem-solve by selecting the right species. Understand the role that form, colour, scent and texture play in the garden, and how to use focal points and accent plants for added interest. Tiny courtyard gardeners and suburban gardeners alike will learn how to mix plants in pleasing combinations that will provide interest through the seasons and last for years. RHS How to Plant a Garden proves that a good planting scheme can transform your garden from the ordinary to the truly inspirational.

How To Plant A Garden

Author: Matt James
Publisher: Mitchell Beazley
ISBN: 9781845339845
Size: 58.89 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Confused by the bewildering range of plants on offer at your local garden centre? How do you choose, use and create beautiful planting schemes like the professionals? The book takes you on a structured journey through the design process, from the initial assessment of your existing space, through choosing a theme or style, to putting it all together. Learn what various plant groups can provide and how to problem-solve by selecting the right species. Understand the role that form, color, scent and texture play in the garden, and how to use focal points and accent plants for added interest. Tiny courtyard gardeners and suburban gardeners alike will learn how to mix plants in pleasing combinations that will provide interest through the seasons and last for years. How to Plant a Garden proves that a good planting scheme can transform your garden from the ordinary to the truly inspirational.

Rhs Big Ideas Small Spaces

Author: Kay Maguire
Publisher: Mitchell Beazley
ISBN: 178472338X
Size: 74.56 MB
Format: PDF
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Bestselling author Kay Maguire and RHS Young Designer of the Year Tony Woods provide stylish design ideas, growing tips and advice to help readers turn even the tiniest outdoor space into a beautiful and life-affirming oasis. With 30 step-by-step projects, RHS Big Ideas, Small Spaces shows the urban gardener how to transform balconies, walls, windowsills, rooftops and the smallest of yards. Discover the best planting plans for your garden, with ideas for hanging planted screens, mobile gardens, balcony rail planters and potted shelves. Learn the things you need to know to get your garden started, and how to overcome common problems, and ensure your garden, however small, is beautiful all year round.

Garden Design Bible

Author: Tim Newbury
Publisher: Hamlyn
ISBN: 9780600632443
Size: 61.99 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Do you dream of transforming your back garden into a romantic retreat? Would you like to make a modern-day Utopia on your balcony? Is your ideal outdoor space a minimalist design with easy-to-care-for plants or a family garden with room to grow culinary herbs? Whatever your desire, the Garden Design Bible has a plan that you can adapt to your own space. Choose from 40 off-the-peg designs, or mix and match elements from several to create your ideal garden. Each of the designs is fully illustrated and has a comprehensive plant list and planting diagram. With a huge range of plants, styles and uses, this inspirational yet practical book is the next best thing to hiring a gardener!

Rhs The Urban Gardener

Author: Matt James
Publisher: Mitchell Beazley
ISBN: 184533860X
Size: 74.79 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Garden designer, lecturer and broadcaster Matt James explores how to design an urban outdoor space, no matter the size or location - from balconies and roof terraces to courtyards, basement areas and front gardens, factoring in areas for relaxation, play and growing your own produce. There are 16 step-by-step projects including creating a 'living' green wall, planting under mature trees and making a gravel garden and 13 case studies showing great design in action, with examples from Tom Stuart-Smith, Charlotte Rowe and Christopher Bradley-Hole. Award-winning photographer Marianne Majerus provides the visual inspiration.

The Garden Designer

Author: Robin Williams
Publisher:
ISBN: 0711226326
Size: 30.97 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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In this classic design and style sourcebook Robin Williams shows you how to make beautiful gardens in which every element fits harmoniously into a whole. It has now been fully revised and updated. With a wealth of examples and plans, including three-dimensional sketches, he sets out the general principles of garden design and guides you through the process of assessing the plot, finding a style and choosing every garden element, from paths to planting. The book shows a full range of types, materials and styles for every garden detail and advises on suitability for different garden situations, how to design and construct them and how best to place them. Straightforward explanation, professional experience and clear illustrations make this an invaluable handbook.

Complete Planting Design Course

Author: Hilary Thomas
Publisher: Mitchell Beazley
ISBN: 9781845334123
Size: 35.89 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Complete Planting Design Course takes a comprehensive approach to the complex process of Planting Design. It shows how to choose and combine plants for specific effects: for year-round color and interest; for drama and movement; and to overcome site difficulties. From initial vision to finished planting, the book clearly explains the practical steps, considerations, opportunities and decisions that need to be taken. This process can be applied to readers' own gardens, and it will also allow them to take their skills further into other people's gardens.

365 Days Of Colour In Your Garden

Author: Nick Bailey
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780857832696
Size: 63.75 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A beautifully photographed guide for gardeners keen to attain the elusive colour-packed 'year-round garden'. Covering ideas on how to use, combine, design with and prolong colour, it focuses on achievable ways of growing plants of every tone through 12 months of the year. It provides gardeners with an inspiring and surprising palette of plants to furnish their plots with sumptuous colour with detailed lists for spring, summer, autumn and winter.

Plants Beds And Borders

Author: Katie Rushworth
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780857832856
Size: 11.74 MB
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Are you looking for inspiration on how to create the perfect border, or ideas to suit a tricky corner? Whether you have a tiny urban balcony or a large country garden, you can make the most of your space all year round with careful planning and clever planting.

The Urban Gardener

Author: Matt James
Publisher: Mitchell Beazley
ISBN: 9781845337964
Size: 10.10 MB
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In The Urban Gardener, garden designer and lecturer Matt James provides an approachable, practical guide to making the most of an urban garden, including: How to design an urban space - from balconies and roof terraces to courtyards, basement areas and window ledges. Ten ways to improve your environment through sustainable gardening techniques. Creating a space for living, with areas for dining, playing and growing your own produce. Planting the urban garden: using plants to define space; to introduce color, form and texture; and to provide much needed shade and privacy. Looking after the urban garden: planting techniques and timing, irrigation, drainage and weed control. Fifteen step-by-step projects, including creating a living green wall and installing a green roof. Directory of plants that will thrive in an urban environment.