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Small Summer Gardens

35 bright and beautiful gardening projects to bring color and scent to your garden

Written by Emma Hardy

Published: 13/02/2018

Small Summer Gardens

  • Hardback
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  • 9781782495505
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  • Feb 2018
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  • 144 pages

About the author

Emma Hardy is a stylist and designer who has worked on various lifestyle and interiors magazines, including Country Homes and Interiors and Marie Claire. Her previous books include Decorating Gift Baskets, Green Crafts for Children and Sewing in No Time, all available from CICO Books. Married with two daughters, Emma lives in south London.

Turn your backyard into a bright summer paradise with a collection of 35 projects to create stylish, fragrant, and abundant displays.

There are gorgeous flowering plants, lush foliage, special occasion displays, and edible fruit and vegetable harvests. The projects in Small Summer Gardens include hanging baskets, window boxes, beautiful flower beds, large and small pots, and pretty recycled containers. Create a display of foxgloves and woodland plants in a rusty trunk, scented sweet peas in a tub, a mini water garden with flowering water lilies, a wreath made from alpine flowers, fruit bushes in pots, and much more. With Emma Hardy’s expert advice, you will learn everything you need to know about growing annuals from seed, growing bulbs, using inexpensive bedding plants in interesting ways, combining perennials and small shrubs, and growing and maintaining fruit and vegetable plants.