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The self-sustaining garden : the guide to matrix planting

"The Self-Sustaining Garden brings together an explanation of the universal principles of matrix planting with specific applications and informative chapters on soil health and biological controls, and shows how to pull all the ingredients together into a strong, self-sustaining design"--Publisher website (August 2007)
Print Book, English, ©2007
Timber Press, Portland, Or., ©2007
192 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
9780881928372, 0881928372
Introduction to matrix planting
1. What does your garden grow?
2. Partnerships with plants
3. Control in the garden
4. Down to basics: care of the soil
5. Setting up
6. Variations on grassy themes
7. Garden pools and wetlands
8. Scubberies and 'the mixed border'
9. Counting the blessings of shade
Appendix: Gardens and plants
Includes index
Originally published: London : B.T. Batsford, 1997