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Reviews of Flower Gardens

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Author (1): Penelope Hobhouse

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Publish date: Month Unknown 2001
Published by: Frances Lincoln
ISBN Number: 0711218021



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Positive rebecca101 On Jun 5, 2007, rebecca101 wrote:

This is a gorgeous book with many large, full-page color pictures of gardens in various styles (both formal and naturalistic). The author is a well-known British garden expert, so the discussion has a British slant, but I found it useful and inspiring nevertheless. Sections include:

Flowers in detail
The palette of flowering plants
The natural garden
The flower border
The framed garden
Plants for the flower garden: an A-Z guide

Chapters include information about garden design and maintenance, as well as features from impressive private and public gardens in Western Europe and the U.S. Eminently drool-worthy.

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