Christopher Lloyd's Gardening Year

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Here is a wealth of expert advice and practical know-how, presented through a year in the gardening life of the man who was one of Britain's most famous and admired gardeners. Month by month this book displays Christopher Lloyd's unrivalled knowledge of plants – how he grew them in his celebrated garden at Great Dixter and how he designed his superlative plant combinations. This is also a book about experimentation, 'a strong element' of which Lloyd considered 'essential to the happiness of any enquiring ...
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Overview


Here is a wealth of expert advice and practical know-how, presented through a year in the gardening life of the man who was one of Britain's most famous and admired gardeners. Month by month this book displays Christopher Lloyd's unrivalled knowledge of plants – how he grew them in his celebrated garden at Great Dixter and how he designed his superlative plant combinations. This is also a book about experimentation, 'a strong element' of which Lloyd considered 'essential to the happiness of any enquiring gardener'. Laced with provocative statements to tease gardeners out of complacency, Christopher Lloyd's Gardening Year is essential reading for adventurous gardeners.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780711218369
  • Publisher: Lincoln, Frances Limited
  • Publication date: 1/28/2008
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 1,316,425
  • Product dimensions: 7.62 (w) x 9.62 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Meet the Author

CHRISTOPHER LLOYD OBE was among the best informed, liveliest, most worthwhile gardening writers of our time and the author of a host of classics. He spent years lovingly developing and refining his celebrated gardens at Great Dixter in Sussex. Throughout his career he was unparalleled in gardening journalism, writing for many publications from COUNTRY LIFE to the GUARDIAN. In 1979 the Royal Horticultural Society conferred on him its highest honour, the VICTORIA MEDAL OF HONOUR. He received the OBE for services to horticulture in 2000, and he died in 2006.

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