Book ID: 36611
Collecting Garden Plants. 1988. 16 colour photographs. XXII,362 p. gr8vo. Cloth.
A guide to many of the best plants, trees and shrubs for general aswell as particular needs in the garden. The author describes what theCollections have to offer as well as their history and presents awealth of fascinating ideas for those who need advice, whethergardeners, plantsmen or designers. She shows the advantages anddisadvantages of different styles of planting and makes suggestions forplant associations and groupings. Above all, the author discusses indetail many plant families, genera and species which, though in manycases scarce or obscure, deserve to be much more widely known and used.