The Well-Tempered Garden

The Well-Tempered Garden

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A timeless gardening classic by Christopher Lloyd, one of Britain's most highly respected plantsmen, updated for the 21st century. With a new foreword by Anna Pavord. This is a classic work by a gardener who combines a passionate love of his subject with a critical intelligence and a good helping of wit. THE WELL-TEMPERED GARDEN is packed with the sort of information keen gardeners crave - from planting, weeding and the pleasures of propagation to annuals, water lilies and vegetables. Hailed as a masterpiece when it was first published, THE WELL-TEMPERED GARDEN is as fresh, enlightening and necessary for gardeners in the 21st century as it was when it first appeared more than 40 years ago.Colourvariations in hydrangea flowers areso extraordinaryand so capricious, even asfrom one part ofabush toanother, thatmy advice, for anyonea#39;s peace of mind, ... Those who live on chalkorlime and want a blue hydrangea had bestgrow itin imported, acidsoil in a tuband wateritwith soft rain water. On soil ... You can buy blueing powder together with dosage instructions from various garden sundriesmen.

Title:The Well-Tempered Garden
Author:Christopher Lloyd
Publisher:Hachette UK - 2014-05-08


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