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If your dad loves his garden and the outdoors, then why not treat him to some new inspiration with one of our great gardening books. They're sure to be a hit this Father's Day!

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If your dad loves his garden and the outdoors, then why not treat him to some new inspiration with one of our great gardening books. They're sure to be a hit this Father's Day!

  • RHS: How Do Worms Work?

    Guy Barter

    Product Code: HDWW
    Hardback
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    This horticultural book is ideal for anyone who has green fingers. It covers every aspect of gardens and gardening. It provides expert answers to all the questions a gardener wants to ask - and a few you may not have thought of...

    From how worms breathe to why trees get so big, this book is packed with photographs, engravings and diagrams that explain all you need to know about gardening.

    Written by the head of the RHAS Members' Advisory Service, this is ideal for fact-loving gardeners and covers everything from the quirky and whimsical to the practical.
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.99
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  • RHS Colour Companion

    Dr Ross Bayton

    Product Code: CRHS
    Hardback
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    Add more colour to your garden with the RHS Colour Companion!

    Packed full of inspirational ideas, this book explains the basics of colour in plants and explains how this can be harnessed in style. It has colour-themed chapters that reveal the various uses of each colour in the garden - from foliage and flowers to bark, fruit, berries and even hard landscaping materials.

    Each plant is supported with cultivation guidance and suggestions for incorporating it into a planting plan for maximum impact. There are also stunning photographs so you know exactly what you should be aiming for.
    • £7.99
    • RRP £20.00
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    9-Hole Strawberry Planter

    Product Code: HW3246
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    Ideal for homes with small or no gardens, the Upside-Down Strawberry Planter provides you with a fast and easy way to harvest - all you have to do is simply hang up the planter and then feed and water the plant to grow some tasty strawberries.

    Follow these tips for the best results:
    1) Ensure your soil is well drained. Combine two-parts sand with one-part peat moss and one-part potting compost.
    2) Avoid selecting a strawberry plant with leggy foliage, brown leaves or spots.

    Box size 250 x 250 x 70mm
    • £2.99
    • RRP £5.99
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  • Gardening With Containers

    George Carter

    Product Code: GRDN
    Paperback
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    A handy book for anyone with greenfingers, Gardening with Containers contains 20 exciting projects - each of which can be completed in a weekend.

    Containers can come in all sorts of materials, sizes and shapes and can be used to enhance any outdoor space - from a small terrace to a large garden.

    Highly informative and superbly illustrated, this book is divided into four different sections (terra cotta, masonry, metal, and wood) and its projects include painted pots, hanging baskets and galvanised washtubs.
    • £4.99
    • RRP £12.99
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  • A Nation In Bloom

    Matthew Biggs

    Product Code: ANIB
    Hardback
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    Featuring a foreword from Alan Titchmarsh and introduction from Sir Nicholas Bacon, Matthew Biggs' A Nation in Bloom is a beautiful hardback tome that celebrates the people, plants and places of the Royal Horticultural Society.

    This book reveals the story of the RHS and how it works tirelessly to improve the gardener's lot. Biggs explains the RHS's role in the future of horticulture and celebrates its five famous British gardens including Wisley, Rosemoor, Hyde Hall, Harlow Carr and Bridgewater with Jason Ingram's sumptuous photographs.

    This book also provides an insight into the Hampton Court and Chelsea Flower Shows and reveals how the RHS helps define new gardening trends, encourage children to eat veg through the Campaign for School Gardening and inspire communities through Britain in Bloom.
    • £11.99
    • RRP £30.00
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  • The Tool Book

    Phil Davy

    Product Code: TLBK
    Hardback
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    This big book from DK will help you always choose the right tool for the job. It comes with a foreword from Ron Swanson himself - woodworker and tool fan Nick Offerman.

    The information in this book will help you understand, look after and use tools effectively. It contains over 800 photographs and illustrations of tools and pays homage to centuries of craftsmanship and know-how. Looking at tools from every angle, it will help you understand the structure and manufacturing of so many different pieces of hardware.

    From hammers and spades to chisels, this has step-by-step photography that will help you use tools like a pro.
    • £7.99
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  • Herbs

    Judith Hann

    Product Code: HRBS
    Hardback
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    Packed with recipes and practical information, Judith Hann's beautifully photographed herbs book will tell you everything you need to know about growing in your garden. It will also show you how to cook them in the best way possible.

    Each seasonal chapter is filled with delicious ideas for simple suppers, spectacular roasts, desserts, preserves and more. Using herbs you've grown in your garden, you'll be able to transform food and enjoy treats including a rose cake with herb cream and baked fennel with parmesan.
    • £4.99
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  • Two Men Went to Mow

    Clive Gravett

    Product Code: MMOW
    Hardback
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    Horticultural enthusiast Clive Gravett tells the story of two excessive men born 157 years apart and their love of the lawn mower in Two Men Went to Mow. Those men? Clive and the ingenious inventor of the garden machine, Edwin Beard Budding.

    Told with humour and passion, the book finds Clive looking over the history of the machine and celebrating how much mowing means to him. He reveals how this piece of machinery has impacted on all of our lives - particularly in the world of sports.

    Amongst Clive's favourite memories are mowing his parents' lawn and recreating the 1966 World Cup final goals and he also shares fascinating facts and tidbits alongside full-colour photographs.
    • £4.99
    • RRP £14.99
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