Exotic planting for adventurous gardeners

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Exotic planting for adventurous gardeners Author: Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: BBC Books Pages: 192 ISBN: 9780563493198 Category:

Christopher lloyd’s last work, which describes the most exciting plants grown at Great Dixter and the story of the creation of the garden. Illustrated with many photos. The book was finished by Frank Ronan and Anna Pavord who contribute an opening chapter on exotic gardens in history.
190pp Hardback with dust cover.
9780563493198

Weight1 kg
"A volume as vibrant and colourful as its subject...Sure to be one of the year's most important and popular garden books" * BBC Gardens Illustrated *

Author Biography

Christopher Lloyd OBE VMH devoted his life to creating, and writing about, his garden at Great Dixter, which is one of the most exciting and constantly changing gardens of our time. He always captivated readers and audiences with his adventurous and witty approach to his subject. He was the subject of a BBC documentary entitled 'Gardener Provocateur', made after his death in 2006. His best-selling books include Succession Planting for Adventurous Gardeners, as well as a string of other gardening classics such as The Well-Tempered Garden and a tour de force of Meadows. He wrote regularly for magazines and newspapers, including Country Life, American Horticulture and the Guardian.