365 Days of Colour In Your Garden
Covering ideas on how to use, combine, design with and prolong colour, the book focuses on achievable ways of growing plants of every tone through 12 months of the year.
It provides gardeners with an inspiring and surprising palette of plants to furnish their plots with sumptuous colour with detailed lists for Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter.
Bursting with practical advice on establishment and maintenance, the book also embraces plants for pots, cutting, difficult spaces and tiny gardens, and features long-season gardens from around the world.
- Hardcover: 224 pages
- Publisher: Kyle Books (22 Oct. 2015)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0857832697
- ISBN-13: 978-0857832696
- Product Dimensions: 23.7 x 2.3 x 26.5 cm
'In his new book, 365 Days of Colour in Your Garden, Bailey shows us how, with successful planting, we can enjoy flowers and foliage in a myriad of shades, right through the year.' Evening Standard
'Nick Bailey's brilliant book is guaranteed to satisfy such cravings [for colour] with suggestions for colourful plantings all year round' Daily Mail
'a bright, useful gazetteer of suitable plants. 'Colour all year round' is, of course, a chimera, but Bailey points us some way towards that holy grail. He is especially good on colour theory, how to extend flowering seasons and good plant pairings.' The Spectator
'If you're yearning for longer, sunnier days and lots of vibrant colour, this beautifully illustrated book will lift your spirits. Written by Nick Bailey, the head gardener at London's Chelsea Physic Garden, it examines which plants will give you a good showing right through the year.' --Daily Mail Weekend
'Bright, glossy and totally inspirational. One of the best guides to colour out there. Fascinating!' James Wong
'Nick Bailey has drawn extensively on his skill as a designer and experience as Head Gardener at Chelsea Physic Garden to produce a book that's practical and stimulating.' House & Garden
'This beautiful new book, filled with stunning photography by Jonathan Buckley, shows how to maintain fantastic colour in the garden throughout the year' Gardeners World
'Nick has always been a keen champion of colour in the garden, buzzing with ideas for new plant combinations and how to make colour last as long as possible. It's no surprise that his first glossy coffee table book is an exciting and readable exploration of those ideas. Bursting with practical advice, the book embraces plants for pots, difficult spaces and tiny gardens too. A lovely Christmas gift.' --Garden Answers
'A thought-provoking, intelligent and beautifully written book.' Fergus Garrett, Head Gardener at Great Dixter
'This would make the perfect gift for any gardener, but one may just want to keep it to oneself' --Kensington & Chelsea Today
About the Author
Nick Bailey has worked as a professional horticulturalist for more than two decades, creating gardens and plantings in the UK, South Africa, Australia and Spain. He currently works as Head Gardener at London's renowned Chelsea Physic Garden, where he has refined the site for a contemporary audience as well as added to its year-round colour appeal.