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Planting Design Essentials

By Jill Anderson , Pamela Johnson

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ISBN: 9781847972705
PUBLISHED (THIS EDITION): 21/10/2011
PAGES: 160
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 246x189 mm
INSIDE: 158 colour photographs

Plants are a major part of most gardens and fulfil many roles within them, providing colour, shade, scent, form, texture and much more. Choosing the right plants can be a challenge but this book provides a step-by-step guide for successful long-term planting, using design techniques and good horticultural practice.

Planting Design Essentials helps you to interpret your vision, understand growing conditions and organize information in a clear and accessible way for all styles and types of planting. It also looks at creative maintenance for the future of the design, emphasizing the need for good techniques and best practice.


  • Select the right plants for your garden
  • Understand the basic principles of garden design and how they relate to planting
  • Care for your plants to ensure the garden matures beautifully
  • Written by two garden designers who share the same passion for good design and horticulture

RRP: £14.99

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" With bite-size chunks of text arranged under quick-reference headings, I think this is a great paperback to dip into, or to read from start to finish. The balance of checklists, tables, CAD planting plans and hand-drawn illustrations makes this book very real, reassuring and inspirational. "
Review Type: Press
Reviewed By: Garden Design Journal

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