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by Peter Thompson

A fresh approach to planting and garden design that uses plant communities to reduce much of the hard work needed to control what happens in your garden.

The Self-Sustaining Garden explores the theme of combining plants successfully into self-governing communities to create gardens that require less maintenance and less chemical controls.

The universal principles of 'matrix' gardening are explained: how to establish what works best in your garden, how to create a partnership with your plants, and how to improve soil health.

Chapters on different aspects of garden design, from garden pools and wet areas, to mixed borders, grasses and appreciating and utilising shade are supported by case studies, including New Zealand examples, that describe how matrix planting can be used to solve gardening problems.

Written for those gardening in temperate climates, the matrix style of gardening is suitable for all types of garden, from the large rural estate, to small urban spaces, from the naturalistic to the formal.

Hardcover with Dustjacket
259mm x 200mm
192 pages includes Appendix & Index
Extensively illustrated with colour photography

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