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Grasses and Bamboos A Practical Guide by Ian Cooke
  

Grasses and Bamboos A Practical Guide

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Grasses and Bamboos A Practical Guide by Ian Cooke

Today's gardener has literally hundreds of different grasses and bamboos to choose from. They embody a huge range of textures, forms, sizes, colours and flowering times, meaning that there is something suitable for every garden in every climate.This book goes back to basics and describes what grasses and bamboos are and then moves on to detail planting information, buying tips, cultivation, propagation and how to display them - whether you want to create a sub-tropical garden or simply make a stunning feature in a terracotta pot. Invaluable A - Z lists of the most useful and easily grown grasses and bamboos are also included.This is a thoroughly practical book packed with step-by-step projects, planting plans, hints, tips, lists and box features so that the information is easily accessible.

About the Author

Ian Cooke has worked in professional horticulture for over 35 years. He currently works as Grounds Manager for Nottingham University, the first university campus to win a Green Flag Award. He is actively involved with Nottingham in Bloom, helping the city to win the Gold Medal. He holds the National Collection of Canna and has a particular interest in exotic and architectural plants. He is the author of two previous books and has written for various magazines. He lives in Nottingham.

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Book Info

Publication date

30th January 2009

Author

Ian Cooke

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Publisher

New Holland Publishers Ltd an imprint of IMM Lifestyle Books

Format

Paperback
96 pages

Categories

Gardening: plants

ISBN

9781847733382

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