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Cottage Gardens

3.87  ·  Rating details ·  15 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
They may look abundantly wild and romantic, but it takes the right combination of colors, texture, placement, and accessories to create that "just happened" look. Sunset's new Cottage Gardens visits the English origins of this increasingly popular style, and offers practical advice for getting started, specifics on regional variations, design tips, basic plant profiles, pl ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published December 15th 2002 by Sunset Books (first published December 2002)
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Jun 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing
A bunch of great info in this book
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Shelves: nature, spring, gardening
This was a very good book to help plan out a cottage garden for non-British weather. It's one thing to live in misty rainy land and it's quite another to live in drought-ridden areas. This means that different planting must be done with different flowers in order to achieve that Tennyson-might-have-lived-here feel.

Sunset always does good work in using photographs to accentuate descriptions, and this book is no different. There is even a full page devoted to just what the heck summer actually is
lovely. makes you want to pack up and move to the Cotswolds...
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