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A Little Course in Growing Veg & Fruit (Hardback)
Allotment Handbook (Hardback)
Following on from the success of the BBC programme as it transformed a disused playing field in Birmingham into a series of gorgeous flower gardens, Toby Buckland?s helpful manual ? Gardeners? World ? Flowers- is sure to be of great help to both novice and expert gardeners. Packed with tried and tested methods that will help you to create your own year-round flower garden, this attractive hardback is boosted by wonderful, colourful photos and advice on achieving your goals no matter your garden or soil type.
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.
Gardening for birds is both a great way of helping our endangered feathered friends as well as an indulgent pleasure in its own right. Stephen Moss's extremely resourceful book Attracting Birds to Your Garden offers a host of practical suggestions on feeding birds and provides advice on how best to provide them with nests and bathing opportunities. The book contains many of David Cottridge's brilliant bird photographs, and also comes complete with a directory of 80 common species that will help aid identification. A really practical guide.
In Love Your Garden, Alan Titchmarsh offers expert tips and practical ideas for gardens of any size. Published to accompany the popular television programme, the book sees Alan looking back on all the gardens he visited in the first series. From there, he takes the reader through the practical projects he helped create, offering guidance on how to build a pond and create a wildlife area, as well as providing advice that can be used by gardeners of all levels. A great book for anyone with green fingers.
A beautifully illustrated and practical guide, Gardening for Seniors tells how gardens are magical, evolving places that have the potential to keep us all young at heart, physically fit, our in the fresh air and creatively fulfilled. This book shows how easy it is, with a little adjustment, for older people to carry on gardening and ensure it remains a lifelong pleasure, regardless of age or physical fitness. Written by Patty Cassidy, a horticultural therapist with experience with working with elderly people, this hardback will appeal to everyone from active gardeners in their early retirement through to seniors with more limited abilities.