Success With Bamboos and Ornamental Grasses (Book)

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Paperback By Lucinda Costello


  • Paperback: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Gmc (1 Jul 2008)
  • Language English
  • ISBN-10: 186108479X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1861084798
  • Product Dimensions: 24.6 x 18.6 x 1.2 cm

Product Description

There are hundreds of types of bamboo and grasses available to the modern gardener. But how do you know what to choose? Whether you dream of an oriental-style garden, or planning a low-maintenance outdoor space, or you simply want one or two stunning, architectural specimen plants, Success with Bamboo and Ornamental Grasses is the essential guide. This inspirational, practical book is packed with sound advice and full-colour photographs, presented in a concise, accessible way. Includes sections on: How to grow - information on growing conditions; planting; maintenance; pests and diseases and propagation; situations - suitable plants for exposed areas, dry areas, damp areas and containers; planting styles - plenty of inspirational ideas such as gravel, coastal and Mediterranean-style gardens; Japanese, prairie and cottage gardens; planting for water features and small spaces.

About the Author

Lucinda Costello is a qualified horticulturist and grasses enthusiast. She was until recently the gardening writer for Amateur Gardening magazine and is now freelance. This is her first book.

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