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The Layered Garden (Hardcover): David L. Culp, Adam Levine

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The Layered Garden (Hardcover)

David L. Culp, Adam Levine; Illustrated by Rob Cardillo

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Brandywine Cottage is David Culp's beloved two-acre Pennsylvania garden where he mastered the design technique of layering -- interplanting many different species in the same area so that as one plant passes its peak, another takes over. The result is a nonstop parade of color that begins with a tapestry of heirloom daffodils and hellebores in spring and ends with a jewel-like blend of Asian wildflowers at the onset of winter.

"The Layered Garden" shows you how to recreate Culp's majestic display. It starts with a basic lesson in layering -- how to choose the correct plants by understanding how they grow and change throughout the seasons, how to design a layered garden, and how to maintain it. To illustrate how layering works, Culp takes you on a personal tour through each part of his celebrated garden: the woodland garden, the perennial border, the kitchen garden, the shrubbery, and the walled garden. The book culminates with a chapter dedicated to signature plants for all four seasons.

As practical as it is inspiring, "The Layered Garden" will provide you with expert information gleaned from decades of hard work and close observation. If you thought that a four-season garden was beyond your reach, this book will show you how to achieve that elusive, tantalizing goal.

General

Imprint: Timber Press
Country of origin: United States
Release date: August 2012
First published: October 2012
Authors: David L. Culp • Adam Levine
Illustrators: Rob Cardillo
Dimensions: 280 x 186 x 24mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 312
ISBN-13: 978-1-60469-236-5
Categories: Books > Health, Home & Family > Gardening
Books > Health, Home & Family > Gardening > General
Books > Gardening > General
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LSN: 1-60469-236-7
Barcode: 9781604692365

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