The Well-Tempered Garden: The Timeless Classic That No Gardener Should be without

Author(s): Christopher Lloyd

Writing & History

This is a practical manual for gardeners. It provides information on subjects ranging from planning a garden, planting, weeding and propagation to container gardens, colour, annuals, water lilies and vegetables.


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A timeless gardening classic by Christopher Lloyd, one of Britain's most highly respected plantsmen, updated for the 21st century. With a new foreword by Anna Pavord.

If you want a chatty, opinionated and highly readable book, you can do no better than turn to Christopher Lloyd's classic, which is still in print after many years -- Alan Titchmarsh * WAITROSE WEEKEND *

Christopher Lloyd spent years lovingly developing and refining his celebrated gardens at Great Dixter in Sussex. Throughout his career he was unparalleled in gardening journalism, writing for many publications from COUNTRY LIFE to the GUARDIAN. In 1979 the Royal Horticultural Society conferred on him its highest honour, the VICTORIA MEDAL OF HONOUR. He received the OBE for services to horticulture in 2000.

General Fields

  • : 9781780227825
  • : Orion Publishing Group, Limited
  • : Phoenix
  • : May 2014
  • : 234mm X 153mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : July 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

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  • : 635.9
  • : 384
  • : Christopher Lloyd
  • : Paperback