Coastal Gardening (Paperback)

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Many of us dream of living by the sea, but how to tackle the sometimes tricky planting conditions that coastal gardening demands? This inspirational and practical book explains how to design, plan and plant up your garden by the sea, making the most of the coastal microclimate. An exposed situation, extremes of weather, soil type and salty air can be difficult to deal with. Learn how to design and choose the right plants that will thrive, whether it is for a windswept, sheltered, container, productive or tropical or exotic-looking garden.

About the Author

Graham Clarke trained in horticulture at the Royal Horticultural Society Garden, Wisley, and then spent a year working in the gardens at Buckingham Palace. He has been a gardening writer for over 25 years and is author of many popular books, including Success with Water-saving Gardens 9781861084842 and five other titles in the Success with series. A former editor of Horticulture Week, Graham still contributes to this industry favourite as well as Healthy & Organic Living, Amateur Gardening and The Garden. John Bickerton trained as a designer and gained a wide experience in this area working for Amateur Gardening and Your Garden magazines, designing and coordinating their show gardens at Chelsea Flower Show, Hampton Court Flower Show, Ideal Home, Amateur Gardening Spring Show and the National Amateur Gardening Shows including achieving a Gold Medal at Chelsea 1998. Also available from Graham Clarke: Success with Shade-Loving Plants 9781861084699 Success with Water Gardens 9781861085238

Product Details
ISBN: 9781861086365
ISBN-10: 1861086369
Publisher: GMC Publications
Publication Date: March 1st, 2010
Pages: 191
Language: English