Colour in the Flower Garden

Colour in the Flower Garden


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"Colour in the flower garden" is a vintage book on gardening that focuses on the use and variety of colourful flowers. It offers guidance for which flowers are best for each season, providing detailed descriptions, simple instructions, and expert tips to help the reader create a beautiful flower garden of their own. Contents include: "Introduction", "A March Study And The Border Of Early Bulbs", "The Wood", "The Spring Garden", "Between Spring And Summer", "The June Garden", "The Main Hardy Flower Border", "The Flower Border In July", "The Flower Border In August", "The Flower Borders In September", "Wood And Shrubbery Edges", etc. Gertrude Jekyll (1843 - 1932) was a British garden designer, horticulturist, photographer, craftswoman, artist, and writer. She is responsible for designing and creating over 400 gardens in the United Kingdom, Europe and the United States, as well as writing more than 1,000 articles for related magazines. She is credited with having had a significant influence on gardening by both British and American enthusiasts. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new introduction on the history of gardening.

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ISBN-13: 9780881923407
Publisher: Timber Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/15/1995
Series: RHS Classic Garden Writers Ser.
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.68(w) x 9.18(h) x 0.99(d)

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