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100 perfect plants : a simple plan for your dream garden / Simon Akeroyd.

By: Akeroyd, Simon [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : National Trust Books, 2017Description: 252 pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781909881952; 1909881953.Other title: One hundred perfect plants.Subject(s): Plants, Ornamental -- Great Britain | Gardening | Gardens -- DesignSummary: "100 Perfect Plants is a stunning collection of garden plants handpicked by National Trust Head Gardener Simon Akeroyd for their beautry and foolproof 'growability.' From glorious peonies and exotic passionflowers to the spectacular sorbus and evergreen mahonia, each plant has made the top 100 because it's widely available, easy to grow and suitable for a variety of conditions"--Back cover.
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Some 80% of people who visit National Trust properties do so "to look at the garden". And the glories of NT gardens include their incredible beds and borders--plants that bring color, drama and surprises year round. In this book, a senior NT gardener gives you a foolproof plan to get similar effects in your own garden with 100 key plants. How to plan, how to plant, how to prune. All of the plants will be easily available, and he will give alternatives if you want to mix things up. The book is organized seasonally, with features on important skills and tasks for each season--such as testing your soil, planting bulbs, pruning for winter and so on.

Includes index.

"100 Perfect Plants is a stunning collection of garden plants handpicked by National Trust Head Gardener Simon Akeroyd for their beautry and foolproof 'growability.' From glorious peonies and exotic passionflowers to the spectacular sorbus and evergreen mahonia, each plant has made the top 100 because it's widely available, easy to grow and suitable for a variety of conditions"--Back cover.

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