THE CUT FLOWER PATCH

Subtitle Grow your own cut flowers all year round

Louise Curley
Price £25.00
Description Description

There’s nothing quite as rewarding as cutting flowers for your home, and this fresh take on the subject, full of tips and advice, shows that a cut flower patch is the most economical and eco-friendly way to enjoy cut flowers today.

Starting in spring with seeds, bulbs, perennials and even shrubs, Louise Curley shows you how to create the most diverse displays, from subtle bunches to armfuls of blossom.

Full of advice on what to grow – from favourite hardy annuals, half hardies and biennials to spring and summer bulbs to adding foliage and fillers to balance arrangements – and suggestions on how and when to sow, how to support your plants and tips on weeding, deadheading, pests and feeding,this book is the complete guide to growing and cutting your own flowers.

This book also comes with step-by-step plans and guidance on making a cutting patch in a garden or allotment, this guide has everything you need to create the most beautiful and fragrant cut flower displays, every month of the year.

Providing growing information on more than 100 plants for foliage and flowers plus expert tips and time-saving tricks that allow you to dive in at the deep-end, this inspiring guide will help you transform a small patch of ground, be it on an allotment or in a garden, into a cut flower patch which produces flowers from early spring to late autumn.

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Format:
Format Hardcover Book 224 Pages
ISBN:
ISBN 9780711234758
Size:
Size7.36 in x 9.25 in / 187.00 mm x 235.00 mm
Published:
Published Date March 6th, 2014
Louise Curley
Trained horticulturist LOUISE CURLEY writes for the Guardian newspaper, Grow Your Own, The Simple Things and Gardens Illustrated magazines. She started her Wellywoman blog in 2011 and was a finalist in the 'best blog' category at the Garden Media Guild Awards in 2012. She gardens organically and has kept an allotment for four years on which she grows all her cut flowers.
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