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Patios free pdf A place for sitting out or entertaining, a place to retreat or make merry, a place to enjoy plants: a patio can enhance your life. Such a place could be yours, for there is no garden too small for a patio and this book simply explains all you need to know to be able to create one. Considering the range of possible styles and all the practical options, Andi Clevely helps you lay first your plans and then your patio, whether it be paved with stone, decked with timber or adorned with pebbles, with full practical instruction. Ideas for lighting, furniture, heating and eating help you turn the structure into an inviting outdoor room. Describing suitable plants for different situations and to create different moods - cool and refreshing white and silver plants for sunny sites, foliage plants for shade, tropical plants for an exotic feel - he shows the variety of ways in which plants in beds, crevices or containers can complete a patio by providing it with structure, colour, texture and seasonal change - and so help your patio become a satisfying expression of your interests and lifestyle and a lasting asset for the garden.

About A. M. Clevely

Andi Clevely has spent thirty-five years as a working gardener. After taking a degree in English at Oxford he began his gardening career on the Crown Estate at Windsor Great Park. Thereafter he was for many years employed as head gardener in private service (initially for J.B. Priestley and Jacquetta Hawkes). He now lives in Wales, where he writes about gardening and tends his own hillside garden. His many books include Patios, Water in the Garden, City Garden, Plants in Pots and the bestselling Allotment Garden. As a journalist he writes regularly for The Garden, Homes and Gardens, The Field and BBC Gardener's World Magazine. In 2003 he won the Garden Writers' Guild Award for Practical Journalist of the Year. Award-winning photographer Steven Wooster specializes in the photography of gardens and plants. He lives in London.

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Author : A. M. Clevely
Publisher : Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Data Published : 01 March 2007
ISBN : 0711226423
EAN : 9780711226425
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 112 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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