WorldCat Identities

Lloyd, Christopher 1921-2006

Overview
Works: 72 works in 323 publications in 5 languages and 7,599 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  Records and correspondence  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Performer
Classifications: SB453, 635.9
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Most widely held works about Christopher Lloyd
 
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Most widely held works by Christopher Lloyd
The cottage garden by Christopher Lloyd( Book )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christopher Lloyd's Garden Flowers is an extensive and opinionated summary of a lifetime's gardening experience. He sets the stage by explaining what perennials are and what their particular advantage is in the garden, a wonderful first glimpse at his design theories. The introduction continues with inspirational, practical, and blunt ("A plant has no business to be dull in company -- same with humans.") advice on planning and planting a garden. After a dig at botanists' penchant for renaming families, he leaps directly into his assessment of Acanthus in the course of his alphabetical journey to Zigadenus. Lloyd touches on large and small genuses, both common and obscure. He describes the height and habit of the plants, garden situations in which they have worked well for him, and any pests or diseases that they are particularly susceptible to. The photos demonstrate the imaginative combinations Lloyd has described and the true versatility of perennials
The well-tempered garden by Christopher Lloyd( Book )

28 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Color for adventurous gardeners by Christopher Lloyd( Book )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and German and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventurous gardener by Christopher Lloyd( Book )

18 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this gardening classic the forever adventurous Christopher Lloyd takes us on a tour through the garden, stopping to lecture here, to exhort there, to overturn the old and accepted when his experience prompts him. He ponders, suggests, explains, ruminates, always delighting the reader with the sharpness of his observations and the eloquence of his prose. For Christopher Lloyd gardening is nothing if not fun, and he makes it equally enjoyable for his readers" --Publisher's description
Meadows by Christopher Lloyd( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"To see an unimproved meadow in bloom is a great delight - the community of flowers and grasses is rich and colourful as are the butterflies, moths and other fauna that go with it. No wonder, then, with the biodiversity of our countryside fast disappearing, that meadow gardening has become fashionable and a book on the subject is so timely." "No one could tackle the subject of wild gardening in grass like Christopher Lloyd, whose celebrated garden at Great Dixter includes the flower-studded lawns and orchards admired by countless visitors and television viewers. In Meadows, he explores the development and management of established meadow areas, ways of starting from scratch in a garden setting and the hundreds of beautiful grasses, bulbs and colourful perennials that thrive in different conditions."--Jacket
Christopher Lloyd's garden flowers : perennials, bulbs, grasses, ferns by Christopher Lloyd( Book )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Succession planting : for year-round pleasure by Christopher Lloyd( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Succession Planting for Year-round Pleasure he reveals the secrets and 'wily tricks' of keeping his celebrated borders lively in every season.Planting plans and photographs show the stages in the planting of borders that begin their display early in the year, build up to a glorious peak in summer and continue into late autumn
Foliage plants by Christopher Lloyd( Book )

16 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All flowering plants, observes the noted horticulturist Christopher Lloyd, have limited blossoming seasons, which are often quite short. And many of the plants with the most beautiful blooms have the dullest or least attractive leaves. Therefore the character of a garden depends to a large degree on foliage plants - everything from trees to grasses - that last throughout the summer, and sometimes throughout th eyear, and that are grown primarily for their foliage
Clematis by Christopher Lloyd( Book )

36 editions published between 1965 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christopher Lloyd's clematis nursery at Great Dixter is justly famous. Here in a new edition of the book first published a decade ago he describes his experience
Christopher Lloyd's flower garden by Christopher Lloyd( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers advice on planning a garden and discusses spring flowers, foliage plants, shrubs, biennials, roses, hydrangeas, ponds, annuals, ferns, wall plantings, ornamental grasses, and winter gardens
Gardener cook by Christopher Lloyd( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how to grow and cook fruits, vegetables, salad plants, and herbs
Garden flowers from seed by Christopher Lloyd( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The well-chosen garden by Christopher Lloyd( Book )

10 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year at Great Dixter by Christopher Lloyd( Book )

5 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cuttings : a year in the garden with Christopher Lloyd by Christopher Lloyd( Book )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christopher Lloyd was one of the greatest gardeners of the 20th century. A celebration of a lifetime of adventurous gardening, this title is a selection from his columns in the Guardian
Other people's gardens by Christopher Lloyd( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christopher Lloyd's gardening year by Christopher Lloyd( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Planting your garden by Christopher Lloyd( Book )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dear friend & gardener : letters on life and gardening by Beth Chatto( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume shares observations, anecdotes and tips from the authors' years of experience. These personal letters from Christopher Lloyd and Beth Chatto share their successes and failures, and learn from each other's experiences in their two very different gardens
Succession planting for adventurous gardeners by Christopher Lloyd( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Succession planting : for year-round pleasure
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The well-tempered gardenColor for adventurous gardenersThe adventurous gardenerMeadowsChristopher Lloyd's garden flowers : perennials, bulbs, grasses, fernsSuccession planting : for year-round pleasureFoliage plantsClematis
Alternative Names
Christopher Lloyd

Christopher Lloyd (gardener) Brits tuinder (1921-2006)

Lloyd, Christopher

Lloyd, Christopher 1921-

Lloyd, Christopher Hamilton 1921-2006

Кристофер Ллойд

كريستوفر لويد بستاني من المملكة المتحدة

کریستوفر لوید

クリストファー・ロイド (造園家)

Languages
English (219)

French (3)

Italian (3)

German (1)

Dutch (1)