Beth Chatto's Gravel Garden: Drought-resistant Planting Through the Year
Viking Studio, 2000 - 185 pages
The author reveals the secret of creating drought-proof gardens by using gravel, offering thousands of tips on how to protect plants during low-rainfall periods.
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What is a Gravel Garden?
Beginning the Gravel Garden
Mulching and Maintenance
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