Focusing on the different roles that flowering plants can play in garden pictures all through the seasons, Penelope Hobhouse discusses the qualities that distinguish climax plants, companion plants, flowers for massing in carpets and floral backdrops. The contribution of flowers to different garden styles is discussed in subsequent chapters - from natural gardening, where flowers thrive in the landscape as if growing spontaneously, through classic flower borders and beds, to more manicured styles of elegant formality. The ...

Flower Gardens 2001, Todtri Productions, New York

ISBN-13: 9781577171966

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Flower Gardens 1991, Little Brown and Company

ISBN-13: 9780316367530

American edition

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