The Self-Sustaining Garden: The Guide to Matrix Planting

The Self-Sustaining Garden: The Guide to Matrix Planting

by Peter Thompson, Josie Owen
     
 

Exploring the theme that the plants themselves can do much of the hard work of gardening, The Self-Sustaining Garden combines an explanation of the universal principles of matrix planting with case studies and chapters on soil health and biological controls, and shows how to pull all the ingredients together into a strong, self-sustaining design.See more details below

Overview

Exploring the theme that the plants themselves can do much of the hard work of gardening, The Self-Sustaining Garden combines an explanation of the universal principles of matrix planting with case studies and chapters on soil health and biological controls, and shows how to pull all the ingredients together into a strong, self-sustaining design.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780881928372
Publisher:
Timber Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/15/2007
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
7.78(w) x 10.18(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Peter Thompson is a distinguished plantsman, with a background in plant physiology. He has founded a gardening school in Shropshire, England, owned and run Oldfield Nurseries, and headed the Physiology section at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, where he established a Seed Bank for useful, threatened, or otherwise important species and populations of wild plants. He lives in the UK.

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