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Chalk and Limestone Gardening

By Sarah Coles

ISBN: 9781861267382
PUBLISHED: 2005
PAGES: 144
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 246x189 mm
INSIDE: 147 colour photographs 1 line drawing

Gardening on chalk and limestone can be frustrating. This book explains how to overcome the limitations of alkaline soils to create a beautiful garden in harmony with your environment and the local geology.

Topics covered: How to test your soil, to see what type you have The plants that flourish on alkaline soils How to improve the soil Separate chapters on trees, shrubs, climbers, roses, bulbs, herbaceous plants, and food. Herbs and wildflower gardening Checklists for suitable and unsuitable plants

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