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Gardening with Woodland Plants

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ISBN-10: 0881928216

ISBN-13: 9780881928211

Edition: 2007

Authors: Karan Junker

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A woodland area enhances any garden and offers an opportunity to grow some of the most desirable garden plants. Many gardeners fear their property is too small or lacks suitable soil for woodland plants, but Karan Junker debunks this myth and describes how gardens everywhere may grow a diverse range of plants for the upper canopy, middle layer, and woodland floor. Drawing on her own experience running a thriving woodland nursery, Junker provides seasoned advice on the unique challenges of woodland gardening, including managing light levels, choosing the right plant for the right place, and achieving the well-balanced soil structure that is often key to growing a variety of woodland…    
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Timber Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/15/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 384
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.036
Language: English

Karan Junker has been growing and propagating woodland plants for more than twenty years. With her husband, she owns and runs Junker's Nursery in Somerset, England, specializing in lesser-known trees and shrubs, many of which adapt well to woodland cultivation. Her articles have appeared in Gardens Illustrated and The Garden, among other leading magazines and newspapers.

Foreword
Preface and Acknowledgements
The Magic of Woodlands
Woodland Layers
Seasonal Interest
The Value of Evergreens
Preparing and Maintaining Enhanced Woodland Areas
Preparing the Canopy
Determining Light Levels
Assessing Soil Conditions
Controlling Weeds
Planting
Developing New Woodland Areas
Woodland Bed
Raised Bed
Woodland Rock Garden
Hedgerow
Single Tree
Plant Directory
Directory Organisation
A to Z Plant Directory
Where to See Woodland Plants
Where to Buy Woodland Plants
Further Reading
Index