For our children, Robbie, Cordelia and Walter
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The Apprehensive Gardener Managing Garden Plants © Pimpernel Press Limited 2019 Text © Griselda Kerr 2019 Photographs © William Kerr 2019 Design by Becky Clarke Design
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All the photographs in the book were taken by William Kerr in his and Griselda’s Derbyshire garden.
Title page: Clematis urophylla ‘Winter Beauty’ (flowering December–February) Right: Achillea ‘Summerwine’ (flowering June–August)