Gardening Through the Year
Over 900 colour photographs
Over 180 projects
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A step-by-step practical guide and work planner for maximum success and enjoyment in the garden throught the year
Over 900 full-colour photographs, including easy-to-follow step-by-step sequences and inspirational planting schemes for the garden
Clearly explains and illustrates major seasonal tasks such as sowing a new lawn, pruning shrubs, and creating and planting containers, pots, windowboxes and hanging baskets
Lays out a calendar of essential tasks for each season in an easy-to-follow format
180 step-by-step projects demonstrate year round gardening tasks for the flower garden, the kitchen garden and the greenhouse or conservatory
Creating and maintaining a garden is an exciting process: every season brings new attractions, and also a new set of responsibilities, duties and tasks. Knowing what to do when is crucial, and this book takes you through each seasaon in detail, covering work to do in the flower garden, the kitchen and produce garden, and the greenhouse and potting shed.
This book contains practical help for any keen gardener, whether beginner or more experienced. It provides everything necessary to make a garden look beautiful throughout the seasons. The emphasis is on good planning and setting schedules throughout the year to do the right task at the right time.
This reliable gardening companion, reference source and practical handbook contains over 900 pictures. The tasks and routines are illustrated with useful step-by-step picture sequences and include how to sow a new lawn, take cuttings, prune shrubs and control weeds as well as planting up tubs, window boxes and hanging baskets.
By taking advantage of the changing seasons and weather, the gardenerís work becomes easier to manage, more successful, more cost effective, and more enjoyable and satisfying.
Jonathan Edwards is an experienced garden writer and editor. He began his career as a garden journalist, working as a feature editor for Amateur Gardening magazine before becoming deputy editor of Gardening Which? magazine. He now works on gardening books full time. Jonathan has a particular interest in making gardening accessible for all, and has been involved in setting up and writing for the Crocus.co.uk website. Jonathan's other published works include: Greenhouse Gardening (The Crowood Press); The First-Time Gardener (Carroll & Brown); and The Illustrated Handbook of Garden Techniques (Southwater).
Peter McHoy is a well-known author and journalist. He has written on many gardening and houseplant topics, including Low-Maintenance Gardening and The Complete Houseplant Book. He has also compiled and edited important gardening works such as The Gardening Encyclopedia and The Gardenerís Diary. He started his career as a seed analyst, but soon moved into magazine journalism so he could share his enthusiasm for plants and gardens with others. He has written more than 60 books, mostly on gardening, and though now retired he still contributes regular gardening features for a number of magazines . He also runs a horticultural photographic library.
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