Improbably enough, the eminent English plantswoman’s own garden & nursery in East Anglia led her to write these classics, since both problems occur on her property. Her disarmingly simple solution-match the plant to the site, soil, & climate-has succeeded in turning this nursery into one of the world’s great horticultural resources. –This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
With today’s increasingly hot summers and dry winters, gardeners need guidance on plants that will thrive in our changing climate. Beth Chatto’s classic work The Dry Garden suggests an array of easy-to-care-for plants that naturally flourish in dry conditions and provide a year-round display of beautiful foliage and flowers. She shares her immense knowledge, from soil types and garden-design principles to plant characteristics and growing tips.
Beth Chatto runs her own Garden and Nursery for Unusual Plants at Elmstead Market, near Colchester. She has been awarded the Royal Horticultural Society Victoria Medal of Honour and the Lawrence Memorial Medal. In 1988 she was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Essex University.