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The House Gardener

The House Gardener


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Description: Following the success of her first book, The Balcony Gardener, Isabelle Palmer now adapts her talent for small-space gardening to interiors. If you are looking for new and innovative ways to display your houseplants, seeking inspiration for table settings, or wanting ideas for unusual containers for indoor growing, The House Gardener will provide the answers and the inspiration. Isabelle brings a new eye and a contemporary twist to gardening indoors - try your hand at a miniature Zen garden, indoor water gardens, terrariums and table centres, fairy-tale gardens for children, and much more. A comprehensive basics chapter on which plants to select, planting techniques and plant care is followed by the project chapters: Under Glass, Hanging Gardens, Old Finds, and Just Outside.
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Rhs How To Garden When Youre New To Gardening

Rhs How To Garden When Youre New To Gardening


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Description: If the desire to start a garden has been planted in your heart, then this essential guide is a wonderful companion to accompany you on your new adventure! If you're not sure of the first steps to take, this handbook takes the anxiety out of plotting and planting and equips you with all the know-how and confidence you need to get digging into your garden. Creating a garden that you can enjoy and keep looking beautiful all year round is easier than you think! With the expertise of the Royal Horticultural Society, you'll find simple step-by-step instructions, with clear images to help you create your dream garden, no matter the size and scale. Get to know your garden and choose plants that will grow well in particular soil types and conditions year after year. From growing root crop to cutting back ivy, this book gives you lots of simple garden ideas and projects that you can do yourself. Even if you've never sowed a seed or pulled a weed, RHS How to Garden When You're New To Gardening contains everything you need to kickstart your new outdoor hobby! This refreshingly accessible book is perfect for the novice gardener who wants to make the most of whatever garden they have. Your Guide to Creating the Garden of Your Dreams Do you want to create a garden you can show off with pride? Would you like to grow your own food? This book will get you started quickly! By following the simple steps and projects outlined in this book, you will reap instant rewards and long-term successes so that you can enjoy your garden in all seasons. Inside the pages of this comprehensive gardening book, you'll discover: - Clear definitions and descriptions of the different types of plants.- Tips on choosing the type of garden you want.- Easy-to-follow instructions for choosing the right plants for your soil.- Simple step-by-step instructions to producing your first crop.- Practical gardening advice on planting, growing, and caring for different plants.
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Magnify Carrots Love Tomatoes: Secrets Of Companion Planting For Successful Gardening
Carrots Love Tomatoes: Secrets Of Companion Planting For Successful Gardening

Carrots Love Tomatoes: Secrets Of Companion Planting For Successful Gardening


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Scent Magic

Scent Magic


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Description: In Scent Magic, a book which is at once romantic and extremely practical, plantswoman, designer and garden-maker extraordinaire Isabel Bannerman immerses the reader in the luscious smells of the fragrant garden through a warmly written account of her year's gardening; and combines this with an encyclopaedic reference work of the best aromatic plants to grow throughout the seasons. Whether evoking the freshly baked sponge smell emanating from wisteria, describing ' Stanwell Perpetual' as the kind of rose that would taste of apricot and raspberries swirled together, or championing the magic of the Himalayan cowslip, scented profoundly and deliciously like the dark vault of a Damascus spice merchant' the glorious poetry of her descriptions is here joined with personal memories and a lifetime's experience of gardening and plant cultivation.
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Rhs What Plant Where Encyclopedia

Rhs What Plant Where Encyclopedia


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Description: Get into gardening and choose the right plant for every site with this perfect planting guide by RHS experts. Transform your garden into your Eden with RHS What Plant Where Encyclopedia. Whether your garden is stuck in shade or scorching in the sun, you will find lots of gardening tips that show you how to plant a garden that really makes the most of your space. Solve your garden problems with simple steps to assess your site and soil and then use the at-a-glance classification guide and photos to choose from over 2,000 plants. Landscape your garden with tips for creating stylish beds or borders and inspirational planting recipes. Plus, a section on fragrant or colourful plants helps you create a fabulous outdoor idyll. RHS What Plant Where Encyclopedia is the indispensable guide to perfect planting.
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Gardening With Biochar: Supercharge Your Soil With Bioactivated Charcoal

Gardening With Biochar: Supercharge Your Soil With Bioactivated Charcoal


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Description: Biochar, charcoal made from wood or another type of biomass, has become the new darling of organic gardeners, embraced for its outstanding abilities to enrich the soil and improve plant growth. Gardening with Biochar is the first comprehensive guide to understanding, making, and using it effectively in the home garden. In this highly accessible handbook, long-time garden writer Jeff Cox explains what biochar is and provides detailed instructions for how it can be made at home, along with specific guidelines for using it to enrich soil, prevent erosion, and enhance plant growth. Now widely available at garden centers, biochar is also being lauded for its ability to sequester carbon in the soil, making it good for the health of the planet, as well as the plants.
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Bbc Gardeners Question Time Techniques And Tips

Bbc Gardeners Question Time Techniques And Tips


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Description: GQT Techniques and Tips brings together the wisdom - and wit - of four current and past Gardeners' Question Time panellists, providing novice and experienced gardeners alike with highly practical advice on everything from planting, pruning, weeding, and propagating to pond building, lining a hanging basket and laying a path. The team cover a huge range of topics: chapters include ' Planning your Garden', ' Weed Control', ' Lawns' and ' Gardening under Glass'. With copious experience of listening to gardeners' questions, the panellists anticipate every necessity of the gardening calendar and every stage in the process of reaching your garden's full potential. With a fantastic store of professional tips and techniques, this is an indispensable reference bible for all gardeners.
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The Edible Garden

The Edible Garden


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Description: In this timely book, Gardeners' World's thrifty and resourceful Alys Fowler shows that there is a way to take the good life and re-fashion it to fit in with life in the city. Abandoning the limitations of traditional gardening methods, she has created a beautifully productive garden where tomatoes sit happily next to roses, carrots are woven between the lavenders and potatoes grow in pots on the patio. And all of this is produced in a way that mimics natural systems, producing delicious homegrown food for her table. And she shares her favourite recipes for the hearty dishes, pickles and jams she makes to use up her bountiful harvest, proving that no-one need go hungry on her grow-your-own regime. Good for the pocket, good for the environment and hugely rewarding for the soul, The Edible Garden urges urbanites everywhere to chuck out the old gardening rules and create their own haven that's as good to look at as it is to eat.
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Gardening For Bumblebees

Gardening For Bumblebees


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Description: From the Sunday Times bestselling author of A Sting In The Tale comes this practical guide to creating a paradise for pollinators. There are twenty six different species of bumblebees to be found in the UK, of around 250 species worldwide. Bumblebees are among the most important of our insects; these superb pollinators ensure that wildflowers set seed and reappear each year, and that our vegetable and fruit crops give us bountiful harvests. With the decline in the populations of our wild bees, these beloved creatures need looking after more than ever. Gardening for Bumblebees shows you how you can provide a refuge for bumblebees to feed, breed and thrive. No matter how large or small your space is, Dave Goulson shows you how you can make a pollinator-friendly haven. In this book you will learn the best trees, shrubs and flowers for pollinators, how to create the perfect nest and breeding site, and the best ways to control pests. Gardening For Bumblebees will encourage and inspire gardeners and allotmenters alike to make their patch more bee friendly. Praise for Dave Goulson' Dave Goulson... has perfected the art of turning the entomologist's technical expertise into easy-reading everyman's prose' Mark Cocker, Spectator' Goulson reminds himself that he 'began studying bumblebees not because they are important pollinators but because they are fascinating, because they behave in interesting and mysterious ways, and because they are rather loveable' Hannah Rosefield, Literary Review
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Fix Your Garden

Fix Your Garden


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Description: Just moved in and don't know what to do with a messy garden or bleak-looking balcony? Want to stake your claim on a little corner of a shared garden? No gardening experience whatsoever? Fix Your Garden is the perfect solution. Packed with tips and tricks to get your green fingers going straight away, this beautifully illustrated little book will help you make the most of your outdoor space, even if you've only got a tiny windowbox. Aimed at the first-time homeowner or renter with little or no gardening know-how, it contains a wealth of information on how to make your garden grow and your balcony bloom, from early analysis of the soil to find out which plants will do best, to fixing that weed-covered wilderness of a backyard you've inherited and starting to grow your own fruit and veg. With tips on garden design and how to conquer common pests and diseases, this is a crash course in getting your outdoor space sorted, and also contains information on houseplants so you can bring a little bit of the outdoors in. Word count: 15,000
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Magnify Alan Titchmarsh How To Garden: Gardening In The Shade
Alan Titchmarsh How To Garden: Gardening In The Shade

Alan Titchmarsh How To Garden: Gardening In The Shade


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Description: Overcome the problems every gardener faces with helpful solutions to the problem of shady spots, and handy tips on how to make the most of these notoriously difficult areas. Includes:* creative design ideas for brightening up dark spaces, including north-facing walls* directory of shade-loving plants* care advice for shady lawns and how to deal with moss and algae* ways to achieve year-round colour and interest Alan Titchmarsh imparts a lifetime of expertise in these definitive guides for beginners and experienced gardeners. Step-by-step illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions guide you through the basic gardening skills and on to the advanced techniques, providing everything you need to create and maintain your dream garden.
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Alan Titchmarsh How To Garden: Container Gardening

Alan Titchmarsh How To Garden: Container Gardening


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Description: Expert advice on hanging baskets, window boxes, patio pots and sink gardens. Advice on compatibility of containers and plants such as bulbs, climbers and fruit and vegetables, and how to arrange them for maximum visual and olfactory impact. Includes:* style solutions for all types of garden* comprehensive advice on plant selection* guidance on seasonal care, repotting, watering and feeding* tips on how to achieve year-round colour and scent Alan Titchmarsh imparts a lifetime of expertise in these definitive guides for beginners and experienced gardeners. Step-by-step illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions guide you through the basic gardening skills and on to the advanced techniques, providing everything you need to create and maintain your dream garden.
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The Apprehensive Gardener

The Apprehensive Gardener


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Description: Griselda Kerr has drawn on over 20 years of gardening knowledge and experience to create the book that she wishes she had had access to when, as a complete beginner, she started to revive the dismal looking plants in her garden - an indispensable, practical guide to how and when to look after more than 700 garden plants. No coffee table book this, it is designed for constant quick reference, to be used, perhaps as a stand-in for a knowledgeable friend, for advice on specific plants. Look up each plant in a specially formatted index spread across the year and a page reference will take you to a short, clearly written entry on what to do in a particular month - whether to clip, deadhead or divide, cut right down, feed, mulch or leave well alone. Each of these gardening techniques is also explained in a comprehensive glossary The Apprehensive Gardener is an attractive, durable, easy-to-use guide to plant care which will be referred to over and over again and will stand the test of time.
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Llewellyns 2021 Herbal Almanac

Llewellyns 2021 Herbal Almanac


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Description: Now in its 22nd year, Llewellyn s Herbal Almanac provides a wealth of practical ideas on growing, using, and benefiting from nature s most dynamic plants. With gardening resources, hands-on projects ideas, and dozens of helpful tips and techniques, this guide is packed with information for enthusiasts of all skill levels. Discover a wealth of innovative herbal ideas that span gardening, cooking, crafts, health, beauty, history, and lore. This year s edition also includes profiles for ginger, rhubarb, chamomile, sunflower, and comfrey. Herbs are an important part of a life dedicated to wellness in mind, body, and spirit. Whether you are interested in gourmet herbal sandwiches, creating your own tinctures, or chewable herbal pills, this fabulous almanac will be a perfect herbal companion.each day s magic
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A History Of Gardening In 50 Objects

A History Of Gardening In 50 Objects


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Description: The earliest record of an enclosed space around a homestead come from 10,000 BC and since then gardens of varying types and ambition have been popular throughout the ages. Whether ornamental patches surrounding wild cottages, container gardens blooming over unforgiving concrete or those turned over for growing produce, gardens exist in all shapes and sizes, in all manner of styles. Today we benefit from centuries of development, be it in the cultivation of desirable blossom or larger fruits, in the technology to keep weeds and lawn at bay or even in the visionaries who tore up rulebooks and cultivated pure creativity in their green spaces. George Drower takes fifty objects that have helped create the gardening scene we know today and explores the history outside spaces in a truly unique fashion. With stunning botanical and archive images, this lavish volume is essential for garden lovers.
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The Private Gardens Of England

The Private Gardens Of England


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Description: The Sunday Times Gardening Book of the Year Described by Vogue as 'the revelatory garden book for our age' and a 'splendid new book' ( Sebastian Shakespeare, Daily Mail), The Private Gardens of England is a glorious celebration of the art of gardening through some of the country's hidden horticultural jewels. Thirty-five English private gardens, thoughtfully selected by the writer and designer Tania Compton, are vividly described in the words of their owners, who bring an astonishing sense of intimacy to their own creations as well as their collaborations with some of the leading garden designers of today. From the Bannermans' romantic Cornish castle to the windswept shores of Howick in Northumberland via Jasper Conran in Somerset and Tom Stuart- Smith in Hertfordshire, an eclectic range of gardens is revealed. The traditional English garden is seen through the fresh eyes of plantswomen such as Mary- Anne Robb at Cothay Manor and Arabella Lennox- Boyd at Gresgarth Hall, alongside Hilborough House in Norfolk and Ferne Park in Dorset that recently only existed as fields. The historic landscape gardens of Boughton House and St Paul's Walden Bury are explored alongside the contemporary and conceptual at Plaz Metaxu in Devon. From the private walled garden at Petworth to the wildflower-strewn meadows of Spye Park, each garden is a testament to the thriving art of English gardening. With contributions from the country's best garden photographers, The Private Gardens of England reveals gardening at its highest level. It will inform and inspire anyone with a love of gardening, beauty and excellence.' The photographs are take-your-breath-away spellbinding . . . The minute level of detail here will satisfy real gardeners, elevating this book far above its competition.' Sarah Feeley, English Garden' Captures a brilliant moment in our history, where plantsmanship, good design and love of plants have all come together . . . compelling format . . . the photography and production are superb.' Kathryn Bradley- Hole, Country Life One of Christopher Woodward's Books of the Year in the Evening Standard
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101 Things For Kids To Do Outside

101 Things For Kids To Do Outside


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Description: Packed with games, projects, crafts, experiments and gardening inspiration, 101 Things for Kids to do Outside will have your children racing out to try something new. The huge selection of ideas covers all four seasons and ranges from quick 10-minute activities to a full day of fun. From party games and treasure hunts to simple gardening projects, each idea is simple to follow and illustrated with colour photography, so you can't go wrong! Activities include building a human sundial, creating an outdoor collage, setting up a wormery, planting a potato tower, making natural inks, flying a homemade kite and playing torch tag. This hands-on guide will help children get the most from being outdoors, and you don't need a big garden - a local park or small area will suffice. 101 Things for Kids to do Outside is sure to get your kids away from the computer and provide hours of entertainment for the entire family.
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Visual Encyclopedia Of Garden Techniques

Visual Encyclopedia Of Garden Techniques


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Description: This title includes the essential gardening tasks that are shown step by step, with over 950 clear colour photographs and illustrations. It covers everything from planning a design to planting, propagation, care and cultivation through each season. It helps you learn basic gardening skills and techniques from planning and basic maintenance to planting and caring for trees, shrubs, climbers, bulbs, annuals and perennials. Each technique is clearly explained with step-by-step pictures taking you through every stage. It includes information on growing vegetables, herbs and fruit, greenhouse gardening, building rock and water gardens, and propagation. It provides simple advice on garden maintenance including how to improve your soil and achieve a weed-free lawn. It offers a comprehensive seasonal checklist highlights the key tasks to do throughout the year. This is an essential reference guide for new gardeners and those who want to extend their gardening expertise. This title includes over 950 colour photographs and illustrations. This comprehensive practical book begins with simple design ideas and advice about planning your garden and information on using a huge variety of plants, as well as guidance on planting and pruning. This book then builds on this basic knowledge to suggest more spectacular ideas for gardens from wildlife ponds and water features to rock gardens. There is advice on growing fruits and vegetables and making the most from your greenhouse. The final section covers the skills you need to keep your garden in tip-top shape, from weeding, feeding and pest control to propagation, and includes a year-round checklist of essential tasks.
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A Green And Pleasant Land

A Green And Pleasant Land


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Description: SHORTLISTED FOR INSPIRATIONAL BOOK OF THE YEAR AT THE 2014 GARDEN MEDIA GUILD AWARDS. The wonderfully evocative story of how Britain's World War Two gardeners - with great ingenuity, invincible good humour and extraordinary fortitude - dug for victory on home turf. A Green and Pleasant Land tells the intriguing and inspiring story of how Britain's wartime government encouraged and cajoled its citizens to grow their own fruit and vegetables. As the Second World War began in earnest and a whole nation listened to wireless broadcasts, dug holes for Anderson shelters, counted their coupons and made do and mended, so too were they instructed to ' Dig for Victory'. Ordinary people, as well as gardening experts, rose to the challenge: gardens, scrubland, allotments and even public parks were soon helping to feed a nation deprived of fresh produce. As Ursula Buchan reveals, this practical contribution to the Home Front was tackled with thrifty ingenuity, grumbling humour and extraordinary fortitude. The simple act of turning over soil and tending new plants became important psychologically for a population under constant threat of bombing and even invasion. Gardening reminded people that their country and its more innocent and insular pursuits were worth fighting for. Gardening in wartime Britain was a part of the fight for freedom.
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Magnify New Gardeners Handbook: Everything You Need To Know To Grow A Beautiful And Bountiful Garden
New Gardeners Handbook: Everything You Need To Know To Grow A Beautiful And Bountiful Garden

New Gardeners Handbook: Everything You Need To Know To Grow A Beautiful And Bountiful Garden


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Description: Every new gardener has to start somewhere - and the process can be intimidating. Knowing when and what to plant, how to care for the plants once they're in the ground, and how to keep pests and diseases away is a lot to take on. Luckly, Daryl Beyers - an expert from the New York Botanical Garden - has written what will be a go-to resource for decades to come. The New Gardener's Handbook is a comprehensive overview of the fundamentals of gardening, based on the introductory gardening class that Beyers teaches at NYBG. Readers will learn about soil, plant selection, propagation, planting and mulching, watering and feeding, pruning, and weeds, pests, and diseases. The information applies to both ornamental and edible plants. Featuring inspiring photography and helpful illustrations, The New Gardener's Handbook gives home gardeners a foundation upon which they can grow, and encourages them to apply the lessons they've learned in an intuitive, natural way.
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Cottage Garden Flowers

Cottage Garden Flowers


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Description: In this classic 1960s gardening book, Margery Fish's advice and enthusiasm for horticulture has stood the test of time and remains a go-to book for green-thumbed gardeners today. She guides the reader through techniques for creating and maintaining a cottage garden with humour and ease, perfect for both beginners and experienced gardeners. In her imaginative adaption of the traditional cottage garden style that she saw disappearing around her, she brought together old-fashioned plants and contemporary plants in the same vein. Today's mixed borders are a direct descendant of the style Margery Fish created at East Lambrook Manor in Somerset, now once again open to the public. Cottage Garden Flowers covers plants that grow easily and naturally in British soil, including easy, adaptable bulbs, perennials and shrubs, such as Astrantia, columbines, daffodils, daisies, Dianthus, foxgloves, hollyhocks, Japonica, old roses, Phlox, Primula, or Virburnum. No longer in danger of being forgotten, these traditional flowering plants have now res-established their place at the heart of garden design. Graham Rice, the widely published gardening author and the former London Evening Standard gardening correspondent, has reviewed the plant names in the original text, providing a plant name section at the back of the book. This allows readers to identify current plants from the old Latin names within the text.
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The Hidden Horticulturists


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Description: ' Delightful... The Hidden Horticulturists pulsates with the extraordinary energy and excitement of the time.' Daily Mail Chosen as one of the Sunday Telegraph's ' Top Ten Gardening Books of the Year' _____________________ The untold story of the remarkable young men who played a central role in the history of British horticulture and helped to shape the way we garden today. In 2012, whilst working at the Royal Horticultural Society's library, Fiona Davison unearthed a book of handwritten notes that dated back to 1822. The notes, each carefully set out in neat copperplate writing, had been written by young gardeners in support of their application to be received into the Society's Garden. Amongst them was an entry from the young Joseph Paxton, who would go on to become one of Britain's best-known gardeners and architects. But he was far from alone in shaping the way we garden today and now, for the first time, the stories of the young, working-class men who also played a central role in the history of British horticulture can be told. Using their notes, Fiona Davison traces the stories of a selection of these forgotten gardeners whose lives would take divergent paths to create a unique history of gardening. The trail took her from Chiswick to Bolivia and uncovered tales of fraud, scandal and madness - and, of course, a large number of fabulous plants and gardens. This is a celebration of the unsung heroes of horticulture whose achievements reflect a golden moment in British gardening, and continue to influence how we garden today.
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Age Proof Garden

Age Proof Garden


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Description: This title offers 101 practical ideas and projects for stress-free, low-maintenance senior gardening, shown step by step in more than 500 photographs. It presents ideas and inspiration for older gardeners wanting to keep healthy and active in the garden for years to come. It considers the practical decisions that are required in any garden, strategies to cater for individual disabilities, and sensory features to stimulate sight, sound, smell, touch and taste. It explains how different types of garden, such as flower gardens and fruit and vegetable gardens, can be designed for good access, low-maintenance and ease of care, as well as creative impact and productivity. An extensive plant directory is packed with easy-care options for all types of garden. It features accessible techniques, step-by-step projects, garden plans and over 500 photographs. You can discover how easy it is to carry on gardening into and way beyond retirement. This book shows how to plan a garden that is suitable for older people. It gives an overview of plants that will stimulate all five senses, and covers flower and herb gardens, fruit and vegetable gardens, and gardens with flexible features, such as containers, upright structures and raised beds, and indoor gardens. There is an extensive directory of planting ideas, each with an ease-of-maintenance rating. The book will give all enthusiasts, whatever their age, the wherewithal to carry on gardening and enjoying their outside space for as long as it gives them pleasure - forever.
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Gardeners World: First Time Veg Grower


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Description: When it comes to fresh vegetables, nothing comes close to growing your own - but where to start? For those of us that crave the crisp taste of home-grown tomatoes, peppers, courgettes and more but lack the crucial experience and know-how, it can be difficult to make those first steps to transform a barren patch into a luscious kitchen garden - even for experienced gardeners, the move from decorative gardening to practical vegetable growing can prove tricky. Gardeners' World: First Time Veg Grower can help you make that journey, with simple and practical expert advice from the moment you first don your wellies right up until you're harvesting your own crops. With step-by-step guides and clear colour illustrations helping you to get the most out of your plot all year round, this compact guide is an essential addition to any gardener's shelf. From preparing your ground to sowing, nurturing and maintaining your plants, let the practiced hands at the UK's best-selling gardening magazine help you create the vegetable patch of your dreams.
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The Classic Guide To Gardening


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Description: The Victorian age, the age of industrial revolution and expansion of cities, was also the age of an explosion of interest in the practice of gardening. This was not merely a private pastime. For the first time, a concerted effort was made throughout Britain to provide extensive gardens for the public to enjoy. More than merely an aesthetic enterprise, the development of public gardens attempted to promote benevolent behaviour and decrease social unrest. It was during this period that we saw the creation of infamous and elaborate gardens such as the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew, and plants were brought from all around the world and housed in gardens such as James Bateman's at Biddulph Grange, Staffordshire. The craze for plant collecting that developed in the nineteenth century catalysed the return to a more formal style of garden to display the variety of plant species from across the Empire. In this illustrative comprehensive tome, Frank J. Scott brought the art of beautifying home gardens to suburban homes. He demonstrates the simple means with which beautiful gardens may be achieved on small grounds and with little cost.
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Magnify Rhs How To Garden When Youre New By The Royal Horticultural Society
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Rhs How To Garden When Youre New By The Royal Horticultural Society


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Description: RHS How To Garden When You're New To Gardening : Hardback : Dorling Kindersley Ltd : 9780241336656 : 0241336651 : 22 Feb 2018
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Description: The greenhouse is one of the most useful tools a gardener can have. It is a place to propagate seedlings, nurture young plants, experiment with exotic planting and hide from the rain. This book provides all the information and advice you will need to decide which greenhouse is right for you, set it up and get your planting going, and all under the watchful eye of the nation's favourite gardener. Includes:* guidance on selecting, installing and maintaining a greenhouse* recommended vegetables, fruit, herbs and ornamental plants for growing under cover* practical advice on general care, harvesting, storage, propagation and pest control* seasonal management guide* step-by-step illustrations showing essential techniques Alan Titchmarsh imparts a lifetime of expertise in these definitive guides for beginners and experienced gardeners. Step-by-step illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions guide you through the basic gardening skills and on to the advanced techniques, providing everything you need to get the most from your greenhouse.
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Description: RHS Do Bees Need Weeds is packed with more than 100 practical questions and answers to help you become a more eco-friendly gardener, and show you how to adopt a more sustainable way of gardening. The book includes simple, low-cost ideas, from fun projects such as how to build a wormery or a homemade water butt to advice on which plants suit bees best and how to achieve a zero-waste garden. In these pages you will find dozens of solutions to common garden problems as well as inspiring innovations that reduce your gardening consumption, tackle waste and help the environment. Filled with fascinating facts and ideas that will help you make a real difference to the green credentials of your garden, this book is both informative and entertaining, with plenty of I-never-knew-that mini-features. This is a book you and your family need, and one that you'll all enjoy, too. Includes questions such as:- Which features will make my garden greener?- Are my garden lights harmful?- How can a lawn be wildlife-friendly?- Is it ever OK to have a bonfire?- Are there alternatives to plastic?- Can I grow year-round crops?- Is it OK to buy compost?
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Home Grown Gardening Guide To Best Roses Herbs And Edible Flowers


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Description: Roses represent love and beauty. Their colours and fragrance create the standard by which many other flowers are measured. Cultivated around the world for perfume, roses have a sweet and unforgettable scent. However, many would-be rose gardeners believe that roses require constant care and lavish doses of sprays and chemicals. Roses do require attention, but their glorious flowers make all your efforts worthwhile, and the roses in this book were chosen because they are tried-and-true, proven performers. Of the many types of plants that grow in our gardens, herbs and edible flowers hold a very special place. People use herbs and edible flowers to heal their bodies, calm their minds, add fragrance to their homes, and flavour and preserve their foods - herbs improve the quality of our lives. This colourful, photo-filled book takes the guesswork out of gardening with the easiest-to-grow and best-performing roses, herbs, and edible flowers. No trial and error - get it right the first time!
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Outside In My Dressing Gown


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Description: Liz Cowley's first volume of bestselling humorous gardening cameos inspired by the seasons, out in a new series design and large gift format, with five new cameos.
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