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New book on alpines



‘Alpines – an Essential Guide’ is now on sale. Based on Michael’s twenty-five years as a nurseryman, this book provides an insight into new and inspirational ways of growing alpines. Aimed at both the beginner and the more experienced enthusiast, this essential guide contains a wealth of beautifully illustrated information including: traditional and contemporary settings for growing alpines; advice on planting & maintenance; information on propogation methods; an A-Z of over 180 of the best alpine plants, with useful table of flowering times.

The hardback edition is priced at only £19.95. It has recently been reviewed by the Scottish Rock Garden Club (scroll to Page 7 on PDF file below), and appears in ‘Gardens Illustrated’ February 2012.
Ways to buy:
1. Collect a signed or dedicated copy direct from Slack Top Nurseries (please call 01422 845348 prior to visit, payment by cash or cheque only). Alternatively we can arrange postage to your address at a small extra charge (£4.50 for a recorded delivery).
2. Copies (unsigned) available from bookshops nationwide (and internationally).

We hope you enjoy reading it as much as we enjoyed writing it.

Posted by Slack Top on 08/18 at 09:28 PM in General news