Designing and Planting Borders

Roger Harvey
Beds and borders provide the framework for a garden, but it can be a daunting task to design and plant them. This book provides exciting planting ideas and schemes for borders that are full of shrubs and perennials, and burst with colour and vitality throughout the year. Advice on drawing a plan and designing a border is given along with step-by-step guide to deciding which plants to use. There are over twenty border plans for different aspects and soil types and new ideas for colour and structure are given. Easy-to-use tables to identify the right plant for every spot. Written by a respected garden designer, it includes diagrams for gardens and plant profiles so you can match the plant you need to the look you want.
Designing and Planting Borders by Roger Harvey

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About the author

Roger Harvey runs courses on garden design from his nursery, Harveys Garden Plants in Suffolk. He has exhibited and won gold at Chelsea Flower Show several times, and specializes in growing hellebores as well as woodland and shade-loving plants.