Climbing Plants eBook
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Climbing Plants eBook
Whether you want to hide an unsightly wall or grow a botanical barrier for your privacy and peace of mind, this manual of climbing plants provides expert advice in how to grow and care for them in all their varieties.
by John Mason
“A doctor can bury his mistakes, but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.” ― Frank Lloyd Wright
Climbing Plants course online. This e-book is a wonderful guide to climbing plants. Complete with full colour photographs, it is ideal for the home gardening enthusiast, landscape designer, or architect.
Climbers are versatile plants that can serve the same purpose as shrubs, while using less space. They can be used to hide unsightly walls, fence off boundaries and provide shelter or shade growing over walls or roofs of structures, such as pergolas, arches and arbours.
This book is a fantastic guide to climbers complete with full colour photographs, ideal for everyone from the gardening enthusiast to landscape designers.
CHAPTER 1 - INTRODUCTION AND GROWING CLIMBERS
- Twining stems
- Adhesive aerial roots
- Climbers grown frequently in hot climates
- Commonly used climbers in temperate climates
CHAPTER 2 - ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF CLIMBERS
CHAPTER 3 - USING CLIMBERS
- Climbers for cottage gardens
- Climbers for coastal areas
- Climbers to grow on trees
- Climbers to grow on walls
- Why trellis?
- Different ways of using trellis
- Landscaping with trellis
- Choosing plants to grow on trellis
CHAPTER 4 - BOUGAINVILLEAS
- How to grow bougainvilleas
- What climate is best?
- Different ways to grow bougainvilleas
- Tub plants
- Topiary and hedging
- Indoor plants
- Bonsai specimens
- Cover a pergola or fence
CHAPTER 5 - CLEMATIS
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