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Woodland Gardening: Landscaping with Rhododendrons, Magnolias & Camellias

Woodland Gardening: Landscaping with Rhododendrons, Magnolias & Camellias

Author: KENNETH COX
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Description

Despite being one of the most common gardening styles in Britain and other parts of the world, this is the first colour, large format book on woodland gardening with acid-loving plants.


Contents:



  • History of Woodland Gardening, including plant hunters, hybridisers and the outspoken opinions of William Robinson in the late 19th and early 20th

  • Inspirational woodland/rhododendron gardens from around the world from Scotland to Tasmania: Inverewe to Longwood Gardens, the Bremen Rhododendron Park to Pukeiti (New Zealand) and Emu Valley (Australia)

  • Design and features of woodland gardens: borrowed landscape, water, bridges, colour planning, year-round interest, scent, autumn colour.

  • Climate, planting & maintenance including restoration of overgrown woodland gardens.

  • Woodland Gardening: challenges and disorders: climate change, cold, pests, disease

  • Woodland Garden plants: inspirational planting ideas, combinations and the best rhododendrons, magnolias, camellias, hydrangeas and woodland perennials and bulbs.

  • Woodland Gardens where to next? Including recent restorations and new projects such as Hokkaido’s Tokachi Millennium Garden, part-designed by Dan Pearson and New York’s Highline.

Author description

Scotland’s best-selling garden writer, Kenneth Cox is uniquely placed to cover this subject, a 3rd generation woodland gardener at Glendoick, Scotland a nurseryman and author of 11 books on Scottish gardens, gardening and rhododendrons. Ken is a plant hunter, rhododendron breeder and managing director of the family firm Glendoick Gardens, Scotland, which specializes in rhododendrons, azaleas & ericaceous plants. Ken’s last two books were garlanded by the Garden Media Guild as U.K. Gardening Book of the Year.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9781527217874
  • : Peribo Pty Ltd
  • : Peribo Pty Ltd
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 2018
  • : Hardback
  • : KENNETH COX