Books by Claire Austin

Claire Austin's of Perennials Revised Edition

• A personal selection of reliable hardy perennials for every gardener – the expert as well as the beginner – and every type of garden

• New section on creating a design style using perennials, as well as planting for wildlife and small urban plots

• Superb photographs of Claire’s inspiring plant combinations with clear guidance on how to use colour in the garden

• Expert practical advice – from a hands-on experienced, grower – on choosing, siting and caring for hardy perennials

• Descriptions of over 700 recommended plants, including 185 new varieties with close-up photographs and full cultivation information

• Beautifully illustrated sections on irises and peonies – special plants that will enhance your garden for years to come

• Awarded 'Reference Book Of The Year' for 2015 by The Garden Media Guild  

•  The book is a large paperback - 220mm wide x 280mm high with 208 pages, 16 pages more than the first edition

£17.00 including postage (UK only). For carriage prices outside of the UK please contact us

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An illustrated guide to one of the most glamorous, long-lived and easy-to-grow garden plants

A personal selection of more than 350 exquisite peonies – herbaceous, intersectional and tree peonies – from a grower with years of experience

• Superb, close-up photographs of each beautiful plant showing flower colour, shape and form together with precise, detailed description

• Practical advice on planting, siting, and caring for peonies, according to type, as well as dividing, propagating and moving plants • Inspiring planting combinations in Claire’s gardens show how to combine peonies with other perennials over the flowering season

• Garden Media Guild 'The Garden Book Of The Year' finalist 2021 

• Best peonies for cutting, for fragrance, for colour, for small gardens and for shade. Hard cover with 176 pages. W x H 220mm x 28mm 

£25.00 including postage (UK only). For carriage prices outside of the UK please contact us

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