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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Richard Bird; George Carter; Jonathan Buckley; Marianne Majerus; Stephen Robson
|ISBN:||1841722669 9781841722665 1841723118 9781841723112 1841721247 9781841721248|
|Notes:||"The material in this volume was originally published in four garden workbooks: Containers and Herbs (both published in 1997). Beds and Borders and Fences and Hedges (both published in 1998); and in The Kitchen garden and The Scented garden (both published in 2000)"--Title page verso.|
|Description:||272 pages (some folded) : color illustrations ; 30 cm|
Containers to make (a wood & trellis camouflage box ; a Versailles case ; planted gate piers ; a trough with trellis screen ; an herbal window box ; a chamomile seat ; a raised scented window box ; balcony herb boxes ; galvanized buckets) --
Decorated containers (a shell-faced trough ; a lead-faced trough ; a rustic window box ; a circular pipe with flowering tree ; a painted galvanized washtub ; painted pots) --
Brickwork & stone projects (a small brick-edged herb garden ; a brickwork trough ; brick raised beds ; a raised flower bed ; an herb-lined pathway ; a retaining wall ; a wall cascade) --
Wood & metal garden structures (a trellis screen ; a rustic trellis ; a trellis-enclosed herb garden ; vertical planting ; a scented arbor ; a wooden obelisk ; miniature hurdles ; a picket fence ; wattle panels ; a checkerboard parterre ; herb staging ; a primula theater ; a wirework basket ; a rose arch). Decorative planting projects (a scented knot garden ; corner planting ; a sweet pea obelisk ; a honeysuckle porch ; a rose growing through a tree ; a scented path ; herb topiary) --
Edible planting projects (baskets of tomatoes ; chile peppers in pots ; a patio container garden ; fruit trees in pots ; culinary herb half-barrels ; an edible border ; a salad bed ; a strawberry bed ; a taste of Asia ; herbs in a mixed bed ; a potager ; a bean arbor) --
Tools & techniques --
Care & maintenance.
|Responsibility:||Richard Bird, George Carter ; photography by Jonathan Buckley, Marianne Majerus, Stephen Robson.|