LEIGH CLAPP & HATTIE KLOTZ    Book Number: 87094    Product format: Paperback

A feature wall is a great way to showcase a particular plant and on page 15 are 36 varieties of heather stealing the spotlight planted in both the wall and flowerbeds, designed by William Quarmby for a modern, urban low maintenance garden. Featuring a golden Buddha, a pair of fern trees, a stone bench and a water feature, a green cocoon has been designed by Philip Nixon in a small urban garden of just 18 square metres. Create a Mediterranean feel, a living wall, a waterfall, camouflage gates and boundaries with exuberant colour and texture, create a tower of plants using a semi-hydroponic system with tall grasses such as Stipa or Horse Tails at the top. Gardening vertically presents an excellent opportunity also to grow fruit, herbs and vegetables in a restricted space with edible walls packed with lettuces, leaves, herbs, strawberries and dwarf tomatoes. Create your own miniature, hanging garden with a mosaic of succulents following the 14 simple instructions and step-by-step colour photos and list of plants used in these textured and quite stunning designs. See the inspiring use of frames and container systems, old pallets and pots, a Viridiwall where plants receive all their nutrients both food and water via an irrigation system or Plantbricks to get into tight corners. Plastic tray module soil-based systems are used worldwide in small, moveable interior green walls and can be fixed with brackets quite simply. With advice on planting and choice of colour of plants for sun, for tropical areas or for the long haul; here are beautiful Nasturtium, Wisteria to sweet peas, espaliered fruit and all about pergolas, arbors, lattice and tripod to create the most beautiful gardens and landscapes using hidden corners and cosy nooks. Balconies, rooftops, small courtyards, vertical gardens and the perfect low-maintenance, space-saving, water-smart solution. Big glossy white pages packed with colour photos and explanations. 240pp, softback, 8" x 10¼".
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ISBN 9781921024924
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