Whanganuilibrary.com
Normal view MARC view ISBD view

Colour your garden : exciting mixtures of bulbs and perennials / Jacqueline van der Kloet ; [English translation, Kay Dixon].

By: Kloet, Jacqueline van der.
Contributor(s): Dixon, Kay (translator) [translator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: The Netherlands : Forte Groen, [2018]Copyright date: ©2017Description: 126 pages : colour illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9462501769; 9789462501768.Other title: Color your garden.Subject(s): Colour in gardening | Gardens -- Design | Bulbs (Plants) | PerennialsSummary: "Spring-flowering bulbs are the quintessential start of the gardening season. But bulbs are not only for spring, they can add color and visual interest to your garden all year round. In Colour your Garden Jacqueline van der Kloet shows you how to combine bulbs with the existing plants in your garden. She explains how to choose the right bulb for the right situation, how to plant them for maximum effect and what to expect when you combine established plants with bulbs, both spring-flowering and those that flower in summer and even autumn. There is also inspiring information on planting bulbs for courtyards, balconies and roof terraces. Jacqueline shows there are interesting combinations to be made in pots as well, resulting in spectacular mini gardens that flower for weeks on end." -- Jacket
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
    average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due
Non-Fiction Gonville Library
Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction 635.968 KLO Available
Non-Fiction Mobile Library
Non-Fiction (NEST)
Non-Fiction (NEST) 635.968 KLO Available

Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Spring-flowering bulbs are the quintessential start of the gardening season. But bulbs are not only for spring, they can add colour and visual interest to your garden all year round. In Colour your Garden Jacqueline van der Kloet shows you how to combine bulbs with the existing plants in your garden. She explains how to choose the right bulb for the right situation, how to plant them for maximum effect and what to expect when you combine established plants with bulbs, both spring-flowering and those that flower in summer and even autumn. There is also inspiring information on planting bulbs for courtyards, balconies and roof terraces. Jacqueline shows there are interesting combinations to be made in pots as well, resulting in spectacular mini gardens that flower for weeks on end. AUTHOR: Jacqueline van der Kloet is one of the most famous garden designers of the Netherlands. She works around the globe and has designed EXPO 2000 in Hannover, River Park in Shen Yang (China), Millennium Park in Chicago and many more. SELLING POINTS: * Practical guide for big gardens and small balconies on how to combine bulbs with existing flowers * Discover different colour combinations and astonishing mini gardens 180 colour illustrations

Includes index.

"Spring-flowering bulbs are the quintessential start of the gardening season. But bulbs are not only for spring, they can add color and visual interest to your garden all year round. In Colour your Garden Jacqueline van der Kloet shows you how to combine bulbs with the existing plants in your garden. She explains how to choose the right bulb for the right situation, how to plant them for maximum effect and what to expect when you combine established plants with bulbs, both spring-flowering and those that flower in summer and even autumn. There is also inspiring information on planting bulbs for courtyards, balconies and roof terraces. Jacqueline shows there are interesting combinations to be made in pots as well, resulting in spectacular mini gardens that flower for weeks on end." -- Jacket

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Foreword (p. 7)
  • 1 A Garden Without Bulbs Is Not A Garden At All: Why we just can't do without them (p. 10)
  • 2 Practical Matters: Preparation, planting, management (p. 16)
  • 3 Mix 'N' Match 'N' Scatter: Intermingling perennials and bulbs naturally (p. 22)
  • 4 Work Magic With Bulbs In Your Own Garden: Combinations and colours (p. 28)
  • 5 Perfect Permutations: From modern and minimalist to romantic and exuberant (p. 34)
  • 6 Bulbs Above Ground I: Bulbs in pots, general (p. 48)
  • 7 Bulbs Above Ground II: Bulbs in pots for beginners (p. 54)
  • 8 Magic Gardens: Bulbs in pots for advanced gardeners (p. 62)
  • 9 Ready-Planted Bulbs. A Special Case: Instant planting for the forgetful among us (p. 66)
  • 10 Ever-Changing Colours: Spring metamorphosis (p. 72)
  • 11 Golden Rules: The key to success (p. 80)
  • 12 Parade Of Spring-Flowering Bulbous Plants: Colour, height, position, flowering season (p. 84)
  • 13 Summer-Flowering Bulbs In All Their Glory: More than just dahlias (p. 102)
  • 14 Enjoy An Indian Summer With Autumn-Flowering Bulbous Plants: Autumn surprises (p. 110)
  • 15 Did You Know... (p. 116)
  • Index (p. 124)
  • Addresses (p. 126)