London Gardener

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The essential book for every city gardener. Elspeth Thompson offers a wealth of inspiring idea s, together with detailed practical instructions, for gardening in the city - in window boxes, on balconies and roof terraces, in allotments and community gardens - or how about a bit of guerrilla gardening?
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Overview

The essential book for every city gardener. Elspeth Thompson offers a wealth of inspiring idea s, together with detailed practical instructions, for gardening in the city - in window boxes, on balconies and roof terraces, in allotments and community gardens - or how about a bit of guerrilla gardening?
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780711222595
  • Publisher: Lincoln, Frances Limited
  • Publication date: 7/28/2006
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.62 (w) x 7.94 (h) x 0.86 (d)

Table of Contents


Introduction     6
Gardening in London
Streetscapes
Trees     11
Community Gardening     13
Guerilla Gardening     15
A Walk on the Wild Side     17
Challenges
Shade     20
Soil     22
Light and Noise Pollution     25
Raising Your Own     28
City Spaces
Window Boxes     30
Balconies and Roof Terraces     34
Front Gardens     37
Containers     40
Designing Back Gardens
Small is Beautiful     42
Ground Control     46
The Outdoor Room     47
Trees in Your Garden     50
Water     53
Lighting     55
Styles of Gardening
Minimalist     58
Formal     61
Urban Jungle     63
Family     65
The Eco Garden     67
Urban Inspiration     70
Green Gardening
Composting     73
Recycling     76
Bio Pest Control     79
Grow Your Own Food
Allotments     85
The Back Garden Larder     87
Container Garden Harvest     90
Herbs     93
Indoor Edibles     98
Indoor Gardening
Houseplants     100
'Paper White' Narcissi     102
Small Bulbs in Small Pots     104
Hyacinths and Amaryllis     107
Inside Out Gardening     110
London Gardens
The West End     113
From Mayfair to St James's     113
Covent Garden and the Environs of Tottenham Court Road     119
Westminster and Pimlico     122
Bloomsbury Squares     126
Inns of Court     131
Marylebone and Regent's Park     134
Little Venice and Maida Vale     140
Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens and Knightsbridge     143
Kensington and Chelsea     147
A Stroll along the South Bank     152
The City of London     158
In and Around the Barbican     159
Around the London Wall     162
From Mansion House to Smithfield     165
From Broadgate to the Tower     168
Around Blackfriars     172
East London     173
Hackney and the East End     173
Canary Wharf and Beyond     179
Further East     181
North London      185
King's Cross and Camden     185
Islington and Environs     188
Hampstead and Highgate     192
Northern Outskirts     196
South London     198
Battersea and Clapham     198
Brixton, Dulwich and Peckham     199
Kennington and the Elephant     206
Further South     208
West London     209
Notting Hill     209
Holland Park and Environs     211
Fulham, Hammersmith and Barnes     214
Western Outskirts     217
Directory
Markets     229
Nurseries and Garden Centres     231
Specialist Garden Centres     241
Gardening Supplies and Accessories     242
Arts and Crafts in Gardens     246
Garden Architecture, Glasshouses, etc.     247
Compost, Topsoil and Lawn Supplies     248
Hard Landscaping Supplies     249
Mail Order Plants, Seeds, etc.     250
Other Gardening Mail Order     254
Mail Order Accessories     255
Associations     258
Other London Societies and Organizations     260
Local Societies     264
National Societies     265
Garden Designers and Service People     268
Garden Construction and Maintenance     275
Tree Surgeons     276
Community Garden Assistance     276
Learning about Gardening     277
Index     280
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