Keith Kirsten's Garden Plants & Flowers

Keith Kirsten’s Garden Plants & Flowers is a compact directory of trees, shrubs and flowering plants that are ideal for growing in South African gardens.
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Title: Keith Kirsten's Garden Plants & Flowers
Author: Keith Kirsten
Publisher: Random House Struik
Imprint: Lifestyle
Cape Town, South Africa 2012
ISBN 9781431700943 / ISBN 978-1-4317-0094-3
Softcover, 22 x 28 cm, 128 pages, 300 photographs


Keith Kirsten, one of South Africa's most popular gardening personalities, is widely known for his knowledge of plants and love of gardening, as well as for his boundless enthusiasm. A trained horticulturalist and talented garden designer, he is the owner and managing director of Keith Kirsten Horticulture International (KKHI). In addition to undertaking large-scale horticultural and landscaping projects, Keith focuses on the development of new garden plants, sourcing new varieties at home and abroad to meet South Africa's diverse climate and habitat requirements. Keith's books, magazine columns, TV appearances, talks and garden tours continue to inspire, inform and encourage everyone who loves to garden. Aimed at the novice as well as the experienced gardener, this revised and updated edition of Keith Kirsten's Garden Plants & Flowers features over 300 easy-to-grow plants: trees, shrubs, climbers, perennials, ground covers, bulbs, roses and annuals. Furtheron it tells everything you need to know for successful cultivation: each plant's size and growth habit, its planting, watering and feeding needs, pruning requirements, its uses in the garden and, where applicable, recommended varieties and features a colour photograph of each plant, for easy identification. Alongside are user-friendly symbols highlighting each plant's key requirements and handy gardening hints.

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