The Well-Chosen Garden
The perfect book on how to make your garden the best it can be.
‘Essential reading’ Country Life
‘Funny, encouraging, informative’ Sunday Times
Would your garden, small or large, in town or country, win a prize? Is there room for improvement?
Everybody has favourite plants, but the ability to put them all together to ensure a splendid show throughout the year is a skill that must be acquired. THE WELL-CHOSEN GARDEN will guide you to making the most of your available space, help you avoid untimely gaps, colour clashes and many other pitfalls of garden planning.
The perfect book for new and experienced gardeners alike.
British horticulture is blessed with many inspired plantsmen and elegant writers, but rarely do those qualities combine as seamlessly as in Christopher Lloyd * INDEPENDENT * Christopher Lloyd taught us that we don't necessarily have to do things very differently - just better, and with all our heart * SPECTATOR * A gardening classic, as essential to every gardener as a sharp pair of secateurs or a good space -- Carol Klein on THE WELL-TEMPERED GARDEN He was the most interesting plantsman I have ever known -- Alan Titchmarsh Christopher Lloyd ranks with Gertrude Jekyll and Vita Sackville-West as one of the major figures in twentieth-century British gardening * THE TIMES * He was the best informed, liveliest and most innovative gardening writer of our times * GUARDIAN * The text is lucid, informative and light-hearted; beautifully and usefully illustrated * HOUSE & GARDEN * Essential reading * COUNTRY LIFE * Lloyd writes as if he were talking, volubly and well. He is funny, encouraging, informative * SUNDAY TIMES *
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