Gardens by the Sea by Barbara Segall;Jerry Harpur (9780711218949)
Barbara Segall;Jerry Harpur
Release Date: 24 October 2002 Format: Hardback Pages: 160 Publisher: Quarto UK ISBN: 9780711218949 ISBN-10: 0711218943
-- The essential practice guide to creating successful gardens in coastal environments -- Highlights a broad range of original coastal gardens from different locations worldwide -- Offers solutions to difficult soil types and weather conditions -- Contains detailed descriptions of plants that perform well by the sea
Gardens by the Sea highlights 20 of the world's most inspiring coastal gardens. Stunning photographs show the gardens in their full glory, while Barbara Segall in her detailed descriptions reveals the secrets behind the magic.
The author provides all the background information needed to make a successful seaside garden, profiling more than 150 plants that thrive in coastal conditions and explaining specialist gardening techniques. A special chapter on garden features outlines whimsical and hardworking man-made elements that can be so evocative and characteristic in coastal gardens.
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