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Geoff Hamilton's Cottage Gardens

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Looks to the old cottage gardens of the past and adapts the more popular features to modern gardens. In building three cottage gardens from scratch at his home in Barnsdale, Geoff Hamilton set out to simplify the practical problems of creating a natural rustic look.
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Published January 9th 1997 by BBC Books (first published January 5th 1995)
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Aug 06, 2013 Simon rated it really liked it
The first gardening book I have read cover to cover, and it was worth it. You pick up so much. I'm inspired and will start taking cuttings tomorrow.
Ruric Amhari
Hands on how to cottage garden book split into three sections.

First is a history of cottage gardening illustrated with pictures, reconstructions and photos.

Section two is creating a cottage garden with a couple of plans for an Artisan's Garden and a Gentleman's Garden - complete with how to instructions abot building pergola,s cold frames, versaille planters and layng paving etc. The final part of section two is all about plants for the garden.

The third and final section of the book is about the
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