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Seeds of Wisdom

A Handful of Seasonal Tips from Britain's Head Gardeners



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Seeds of Wisdom: A Handful of Seasonal Tips from Britain's Head Gardeners
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The professionals share their many years of experience at the head of some of Britain's leading gardens such as Penhurst Place, Tatton Park, Gresgarth Hall (Arabella Lennox-Boyd's garden). Crathes Castle, Barton Manor, Highgrove, Great Dixter, Wisley etc. There are tips on every subject under the sun from growing kniphofias to making simple cold frames, from combating legginess in pelargoniums to reviving tired evergreen shrubs. Organised into a variety of subjects, this will be a fascinating and enlightening read full of the wisdom and knowledge of years of experience and hard work.

Table of Contents

Trees; Shrubs; Perennials; Annuals; Bulbs; Fruit and Vegetables; Pests and Diseases; Maintenance; Miscellaneous

Author Biography

Val Bourne is a freelance writer and regular contributor to the Telegraph's gardening supplement. She has her own entirely organic garden in Hook Norton, Oxfordshire where she has a staggering collection of snowdrops. She has been gathering these seeds of wisdom for over a year.
Release date NZ
August 12th, 2004
Edited by Val Bourne Foreword by Fergus Garrett
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
40 black & white illustrations
Cassell Illustrated
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