Exotic Planting for Adventurous Gardeners
Publication Date: October 2007
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Christopher Lloyd was one of the world's most outspoken and adventurous gardeners. In this, his last book, he offers his unique perspective on creating 'hot and steamy' planting schemes wherever you garden. It features his most extravagant plantings in the famous borders and pot displays that delight and excite, and sometimes shock, visitors to his garden, Great Dixter.
Covering structure as well as content, hardy as well as tender, foliage as well as flowers, "Exotic Planting for Adventurous Gardeners" is a worthy successor to "Succession Planting" and an exuberant swansong for one of the most respected and beloved gardeners ever.
Introduction by Stephen Anderton, who - at the request of Christopher Lloyd himself - is writing the official biography, with the suppport of the Trustees of Great Dixter. Previously manager of historica garden restoration projects for English Heritage, Stephen Anderton is a freelance garden journalist, author and lecturer. He writes a weekly column for "The Times,"
Hunningher is an editor and editorial consultant, with more than fourteen years' experience of working with top gardening writers.
Buckley specializes in garden and plant photography.