The Ultimate Book of Small Gardens by Graham Rice

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From an internationally famous writer on horticulture comes the bible on cultivating small gardens. It provides a master class on design, hard landscaping, choosing essential plants, growing fruits and vegetables, combating pests and diseases, and solving common problems caused by space limitations. Work with a new garden or transform an existing one; plant with a “garden theme”; and use the illustrated directory to choose the best trees, shrubs, and flowers to create your own miniature Eden.
 

About Graham Rice

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Graham Rice is a distinguished international garden writer and is unique in having won three awards for his writing in the USA, as well as three in the UK. He is editor-in-chief of the "American Horticultural Society's Encyclopedia of Perennials" and the author of more than twenty books, and he runs the Royal Horticultural Society's "New Plants" blog as well as his "Transatlantic Gardener" blog. He has been the gardening correspondent of Britain's "Observer" and "Evening Standard" newspapers and contributes frequently to the RHS's magazines "The Garden" and "The Plantsman"; he has also written for all the top gardening magazines on both sides of the Atlantic, including "Horticulture, Garden Design, BBC Gardeners' World", and "Country Life". A widely respected plantsman, Graham trained at the prestigious Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, is a member of the RHS's committee on herbaceous plants (judging their trials of both annuals and perennials), and also judges at the Chelsea Flower Show. He divides his gardening time between Pennsylvania and England with his wife, American garden writer and photographer judywhite. You may also be interested in the author's own Web site, TransatlanticPlantsman.com.
 
Published March 1, 2004 by Cassell Illustrated. 256 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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Kew-trained Rice packs a lot of knowledge into this informative and slickly packaged guide for those who garden on a small scale either by choice or necessity.

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