Gardening on a Gradient: Designing and Establishing Sloping Gardens is a complete guide to tackling one of a garden designer’s biggest challenges. Whatever the size or the gradient, creating a garden on a sloping site presents lots of conflicting possibilities and potentially expensive choices. Whether home gardener or professional designer, this accessible book will guide you through the challenge, from the initial garden site assessment and survey, right through the design process to the final stages of planting. Step-by-step instructions and explanative diagrams offer readers practical solutions and tried-and-tested methods, as well as inspiration and some novel ideas drawn from sloping gardens around the UK.
While this Gardeners Guide would be perfect for anyone faced with a difficult gradient, it also includes a lot or more general gardening information such as how to choose plants and look after them for the good results. Gardens that are simply flat are boring she delares, suggesting that introducing changes in level will give any garden more appeal
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