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  • Discover 1,000 green plants.

  • Free UK delivery

  • Signed by the author

  • Sent direct from the publisher, brand new stock

  • International delivery available (prices and delivery times vary)

  • Karen Platt has been selling books since 1996


Discover 1500 green plants, how to grow them and where to buy them.

"Green contains the powerful energies of nature: it is a life force. It holds the promise of new life, optimism and hope."

Find out how you can really use green plants in your garden. Read Emeralds to discover over 1000 green flowers and a selection of 500 choice green foliage plants and how to grow them. Discover all the shades of unusual green flowers from lime and chartreuse to bottle and near black.

Green flowers are too good to overlook. Over 300 colour photos, 10 design ideas, companion plants and plant suppliers around the world. Discover what plants to plant.

Green is taken for granted, but this book shows you how to use it to its best advantage. Use this cool colour in the tranquil garden. Create peaceful surroundings in which to relax. Green lends itself admirably to all types of gardens. It blends superbly with every colour of the spectrum.

Emeralds was written for gardeners everywhere. It includes plants suitable for growing in the United States, Europe and other regions. The book also includes USDA zones with descriptions of 1500 green plants. It is the most comprehensive book on the subject.


More Information

  • Paperback: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Karen Platt (2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0954576446
  • ISBN-13: 978-0954576448


About Karen Platt

Karen Platt has been authoring and self publishing gardening books since 1996. She has been featured in numerous magazines and on TV worldwide, most notably on the BBC. Our books are sold signed by the author herself and distributed direct from the publisher. Free UK delivery is available on certain orders.