How often have you wished that you could create a little corner of the Mediterranean in your own garden? How often have you wished that you could eliminate the strenuous and time-consuming chore of watering the garden? How often have you though about growing Mediterranean plants but feared they could not survive in a cooler, less hospitable climate? By following the advice in this book, you can do all these things and more. You can create a truly beautiful garden using exciting and exotic plants, yet at the same time eliminate the need for extra water and reduce the maintenance required. Fully illustrated throughout with scores of photographs and the author's own meticulous drawings of plants, this book offers inspiration to anyone wishing to incorporate a dash of Mediterranean style into their garden.
Freda Cox is a well-known artist and writer specialising in plants and garden-related topics. Her botanical paintings, illustrations and articles have appeared in numerous books and gardening publications. She has organised exhibitions for the Royal Horticultural Society was UK branch head for The Mediterranean Garden Society.