Dream Plants for the Natural Garden by Henk GerritsenDream Plants for the Natural Garden by Henk Gerritsen

Dream Plants for the Natural Garden

byHenk Gerritsen, Piet Oudolf

Hardcover | July 26, 2011

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In this book, pioneering garden designers Henk Gerritsen and Piet Oudolf describe their special choice of ideal plants – perennials, bulbs, grasses, ferns and small shrubs. An ideal plant is one that is both beautiful and robust, performing reliably with very little input from the gardener. Complete growing information is provided for each plant along with advice on how to use it to best effect.

Gerritsen and Oudolf have a genuinely innovative approach to gardening. Rather than striving for big, bold masses of colourful blooms that are vigorously pruned back as soon as they have finished flowering, the authors choose plants chiefly for their form - leaves, flower heads and stems included - which means they retain their natural beauty through all the seasons.

Distinguished garden designer Henk Gerritsen was born in Utrecht in the Netherlands. He trained as an artist and made his living as a painter before turning to garden design. He now writes regularly for gardening magazines in Holland, Germany and the US, and has had several books published. His best-known garden design project in the U...
Title:Dream Plants for the Natural GardenFormat:HardcoverDimensions:144 pages, 10.88 × 9.38 × 0.75 inPublished:July 26, 2011Publisher:Frances LincolnLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0711217378

ISBN - 13:9780711217379

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