The book offers information on everything you need to know about gardening.
Gardening is a joy, not a chore. This gloriously beautiful book strikes exactly the right balance between inspiration – with lavish colour photographs of real home gardens – and practical, tried-and-trusted garden advice presented in the most accessible way. It’s all wrapped up in a handy-sized book designed to guide you along the easiest path to the right garden design, healthy plants, and economy of time, money and water.
The approach is holistic without being laborious. The book offers information on everything you need to know about gardening: from the ground-work of assessing your site, climate and soil, to garden structures, selecting the right plants for your garden, adding interest by way of containers, water features and more, advice for people with coastal gardens or other specific climatic conditions, and maintaining what you have created, with the minimum effort and the maximum respect for our ecology.
Every page is a feast of colour showing plants in action in all kinds of climatic regions. The photographic impact is matched with well-designed text, boxed lists of top tips and best plants, extensive cross-references, plus clear diagrams and illustrations, ensuring instantly accessible and understandable information.