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Title:
Brilliant & wild : a garden from scratch in a year / Lucy Bellamy ; photographs by Jason Ingram.
Title Variants:
Brilliant and wild
ISBN:
9781910258637
Publication Information:
[London] : Pimpernel Press Ltd, 2018.
Physical Description:
176 pages : colour illustrations ; 25 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Abstract:
"From back-of-an-envelope list to flower-filled paradise - Brilliant and Wild: A Garden from Scratch in a Year gives even the most inexperienced gardener the chance to create a beautiful and wildlife-friendly outdoor space - from nothing - in just twelve months. This highly practical book shows how satisfying and surprisingly simple growing a garden from scratch can be, by: Providing clear step-by-step instructions for making a low-maintenance garden that will flourish within months and be fully established within a year. Focusing on perennial plants that are easy to grow, loved by wildlife and look more beautiful every year. Illustrating the text with photographs showing the author making her new perennial garden in just one year"--Publisher's description.
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Summary

From back-of-an-envelope list to flower-filled paradise - Brilliant and Wild: A Garden from Scratch in a Year gives even the most inexperienced gardener the chance to create a beautiful and wildlife-friendly outdoor space - from nothing - in just twelve months. This highly practical book shows how satisfying and surprisingly simple growing a garden from scratch can be, by: Providing clear step-by-step instructions for making a low-maintenance garden that will flourish within months and be fully established within a yearFocusing on perennial plants that are easy to grow, loved by wildlife and look more beautiful every yearIllustrating the text with photographs showing the author making her new perennial garden in just one year


Author Notes

Lucy Bellamy trained at the Chelsea Physic Garden and the RHS and is a garden writer and broadcaster - and former contestant on the great British Bake off. She is now editor of Gardens illustrated magazine.
Jason Ingram is a celebrated photographer of gardens, plants and people. He won the Garden Media Guild Photographer of the Year award in 2013 and 2014 and their Features Photographer of the Year award in 2016.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 6
From scratch in a yearp. 10
The plantsp. 22
Plantingp. 100
Wildlifep. 136
Caring for your gardenp. 150
Beyond the yearp. 164
Resourcesp. 170
Indexp. 172
Acknowledgementsp. 176

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