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The Well-Tempered Garden: A New Edition Of The Gardening Classic Paperback – February 1, 2003
Christopher Lloyd (Author)
A classic work by Britain’s most highly respected plantsman, updated for the 21st Century.This is the classic work by a gardener who combines a passionate love of his subject with a critical intelligence and a good helping of wit. THE WELL-TEMPERED GARDEN is packed with the sort of information keen gardeners crave – from planting, weeding and the pleasures of propagation to annuals, water-lilies and worthwhile vegetables. Hailed as ‘a really important addition to horticultural literature’ when it was first published, THE WELL-TEMPERED GARDEN is as fresh and enlightening, and as entertaining, for gardeners in the 21st century as when it first appeared more than thirty years ago.
Christopher Lloyd is the most famous garden author and plantsman of our times. In 1963 he started writing for Country Life and has not missed an issue since. He also writes for the Guardian and Horticulture in the US. In 1979 the Royal Horticultural Society awarded him their highest accolade, the Victoria Medal of Honour. He also won the Garden Writers’ Guild Reference Book of the Year Award with CHRISTOPHER LLOYD’S GARDEN FLOWERS.