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Alpines: An Essential Guide

Alpines: An Essential Guide

by Michael Mitchell
     
 

All the aspects of care and cultivation of a plant that offers fantastic versatility and color for nearly every month of the year
 
Alpines have been a favorite plant for generations of gardeners and are as popular now as ever, as today's gardens generally become smaller. Whether planted in troughs, window boxes, raised beds, or between paving,

Overview


All the aspects of care and cultivation of a plant that offers fantastic versatility and color for nearly every month of the year
 
Alpines have been a favorite plant for generations of gardeners and are as popular now as ever, as today's gardens generally become smaller. Whether planted in troughs, window boxes, raised beds, or between paving, alpines have great potential, offering some of the world's most exquisite flowers. This essential guide for beginners and enthusiasts covers traditional and contemporary settings; ideas for incorporating alpine plants into a new or existing garden plot; geometric planting ideas; advice on planting and maintenance; information on propogation methods and facilities; and an A–Z reference of more than 180 of the best alpine plants, with a useful table of flowering times.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847972958
Publisher:
Crowood Press, Limited, The
Publication date:
01/01/2012
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author


Michael Mitchell started a nursery in 1986 and now has 25 years' experience in the propagation and cultivation of alpine and woodland plants. He has taught alpine courses for several years and his alpine plants have won seven gold medals at flower shows. 

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