Beth Chatto's Gravel Garden

Beth Chatto's Gravel Garden

Drought-resistant Planting Through the Year

Book - 2000
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"How on earth did you do it?" visitors ask Beth Chatto--for in creating her gravel garden, she surpassed even her own renowned mastery of unpromising sites. It was the ultimate challenge: to create a decorative garden on three-quarters of an acre of poor, heavily compacted, gravely soil with no watering, even in times of drought. That her plants survived such cruel conditions and blossomed into a garden of such beauty offers fascinating hands-on lessons. Here are thousands of tips on applying her principles, on the poorest of soil in areas with the sparsest rainfall. Chatto's always witty and engaging voice chronicles her voyage of discovery in this delightfully inspiring must-have for any and every gardener.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Viking Studio, c2000
ISBN: 9780670892600
Call Number: 635.9525 C392b
Characteristics: 185 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Wooster, Steven


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