Colour for Adventurous Gardeners by Christopher Lloyd
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Colour for Adventurous Gardeners
By Christopher Lloyd

Colour for Adventurous Gardeners

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Colour for Adventurous Gardeners by Christopher Lloyd

Book Description

This book on gardening with colour by its most adventurous exponent Christopher Lloyd OBE - is now available in paperback as well as hardback. With a chapter on every colour from 'Challenging Orange' to 'Sophisticated Black', Lloyd explores each colour in relation to others and discusses the rules in order to encourage the gardener to break them. If a colour is 'polite', Lloyd certainly knows how to liven it up without making it vulgar. In an all-white border, he advocates a touch of clear pink to make you sit up; he suggests bright scarlet rose hips in a purple bed to introduce a note of rebellion. Stunning photographs by Jonathan Buckley enhance this superb collection of colour combinations. Colour for Adventurous Gardeners is opinionated, controversial and the most colourful book on plant associations ever written.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780563521716
ISBN-10: 0563521716
Format: Paperback
(270mm x 197mm x 13mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: BBC Books
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Publish Date: 7-Oct-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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A beautiful 2m-long stickerbook timeline unfolds to reveal key moments of British history including the story of kings & queens, famous battles, the heroes of science, art and culture as well as iconic national buildings and monuments - all of which have shaped the history of our islands from before humans to the present day.

Meadows by Christopher Lloyd Meadows, Hardback (April 2016)

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Story of the World in 100 Species by Christopher Lloyd Story of the World in 100 Species, Paperback (February 2016)

The author of What on Earth Happened? offers a radical new look at the story of Earth, seen through the prism of the living things that have had the greatest impacts on the planet.

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Author Biography - Christopher Lloyd

Christopher Lloyd OBE VMH devoted his life to creating, and writing about, his garden at Great Dixter, which is one of the most exciting and constantly changing gardens of our time. He always captivated readers and audiences with his adventurous and witty approach to his subject. He was the subject of a BBC documentary entitled 'Gardener Provocateur', made after his death in 2006. His best-selling books include Succession Planting for Adventurous Gardeners, as well as a string of other gardening classics such as The Well-Tempered Garden and a tour de force of Meadows. He wrote regularly for magazines and newspapers, including Country Life, American Horticulture and the Guardian.

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