The advice in this text comes from ten head gardeners. It is laid out in a practical way, with lists of things to do, of plants to look out for and useful tips.The gardens of Britain's National Trust are world-renowned for their beauty and diversity, forming one of the world's most important collection of plants.
Here, ten of the Trust's head gardeners offer professional advice to container gardeners, including "recipes" for hanging baskets, hints on planting containers and taking cuttings, and advice on how to make the most of the natural microclimates in a garden.-- Practical advice based on the wealth of experience of National Trust Head GardenersBR-- Invaluable guidance on how to garden creatively with pots and containersBR-- Packed with expert hints and tips ranging from when to take cuttings to lists of good companion plantsPThis book shows how to exploit the natural microclimate of your garden by planting with pots and containers. Expert hints and tips range from advice on the best shapes, foliage and flower colors to how to locate the hot spots in your garden.PSue Spielberg attended the diploma course in horticulture at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, following her work for Rosemary Verey at Barnsley House in Gloucestershire. She has worked as technical editor on The Gardener and is well-known for her frequent contributions to numerous gardening magazines.
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