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RHS What Plant Where Encyclopedia (Hardback)
Allotment Handbook (Hardback)
A Little Course in Growing Veg & Fruit (Hardback)
Monty Don invites readers into the Gardeners' World garden in Gardening at Longmeadow, a beautiful hardback that shows us how he created the beautiful garden. An inspiring book full of Monty's charm and infectious enthusiasm for plants, this is a must for anyone with green fingers. Paying attention to the finer details, this is a joy to read and has plenty of step-by-step advice that will appeal to all levels of gardener. The presenter describes the magic of each area of a garden at different times of the year, and explains the basics of what to do when and how to get the most from each plant in your garden.
From popular garden writer Helen Yemm, the RHS Grow Your Own Flowers guide is a comprehensive journey through the processes of buying, planting and growing beautiful flowers. Filled with gorgeous photography that will help you select the right flowers for your garden, this detailed hardback also offers invaluable advice on staking, propagating, overwintering and seed-collecting. Featuring over 100 different genera, this inspirational book contains all the gardening knowledge you might need to invigorate your flowerbed.
The Thrifty Forager sees the energetic and engaging Alys Fowler, presenter of BBC's Gardeners' World and the Edible Garden, showcase her favourite edibles and teach us to take a fresh look at foraging and encourage us to look closer to home and use the weeds in our garden and the trees in our streets. With amazing photographic identification and descriptions and tips on how to grow, prepare and eat plants, this paperback will give you the confidence to start identifying plants yourself. A forager's delight, the book also features innovative ideas for eating your local landscape - a fast-growing phenomenon that is fun, environmentally friendly and thrifty.
High up on a London rooftop, outside her kitchen window, Penelope Bennett cultivates a garden full of artichokes, aubergines, beans, peas, tomatoes, peppers, strawberries, raspberries and 31 kinds of potato! In Window-box Allotment, she shows readers how they can do the same. A revised, expanded and illustrated version of a guide to growing fruit, vegetables and herbs in a tiny space, this is a stylish, pretty and irresistible book that will help you make the most of your outdoor space.
Dick and James Strawbridge's Made at Home: Eggs and Poultry is the perfect book for anyone intending to embrace the Good Life. It describes how whether you have a large country garden or small city enclosure, keeping a couple of hens is essential for fresh eggs every day. The hardback covers everything you need to raise chickens, ducks, geese and turkeys for eggs and for eating, from the best housing to feeding and breeding. Among the recipes featured in the book are poached eggs, smoked eggs with beetroot, braised duck with peas and south-western fried chicken.
Written by qualified Building Control Officer Paul Hymers, The Complete Handbook of Home Extensions provides expert advice on extending your property and creating a useful and valuable addition to your home. Coming in a handy size, the book starts with the planning stages and guides you through each step of the extension while expert tips offer help on dealing with builders and architects and the building regulations you have to abide by. The book also covers how the law relates to you and gives advice on approaching local authorities with confidence and ease. The regulations surrounding conservatories and loft conversions are also featured.
Step-by-Step Home Design & Decorating is a practical guide to restyling your home, covering from the initial planning stages through to the finishing touches. Perfect for anyone thinking about a change, the hardback offers a room-by-room approach with clear instructions, gorgeous photographs and sensible guidance. From the experts at DK, the book offers a brilliant mix of inspiration and practical advice that is sure to help you when decorating.