Summary:Most people associate wild flower gardening with plants that grow in combination with grasses. The lawn is the horticultural equivalent of a grazed down land pasture. Together with traditional hay and water meadows, some of our most superb and favourite wild flowers thrive in open managed areas with little shade. At Great Dixter in East Sussex, Christopher Lloyd, one of Britain's most respected and influential garden writers and plants men uses native species to wonderful effect. Hosts of orchids and yellow flag iris brighten the damper areas. Daisies of many sorts run riot on steps and patio and an army of ox-eye daisies seem to be invading the house.
Description:AN ECOLOGICAL LOOK AT GARDENING. WHERE DO PLANTS ORIGINATE AND HOW TO CREATE GARDENS 'NATURALLY'.