RHS Complete Gardener's Manual

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 1405390964

Category: Gardening

Page: 448

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A one-stop guide to creating and caring for your garden RHS Complete Gardener's Manual covers every aspect of gardening from choosing the right tools for the job and improving soil to planning a productive kitchen garden. It combines practical advice with design inspiration and step-by-step techniques with beautiful photography to help you get the best out of your garden. Take a step towards self-sufficiency with a major section on growing your own fruit and vegetables or browse through the eye-catching catalogue of plants to see what you should be planting for every season and site. Plus, dedicated chapters focus on key gardening topics such as pruning, propagation and problem-solving. RHS Complete Gardener's Manual is a great reference guide and a one-stop manual for both new and experienced gardeners alike.

The Complete Gardener's Guide

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0756689422

Category: Gardening

Page: 448

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The Complete Gardener's Guide is a new, one-stop manual for both beginner and more experienced gardeners, containing all the practical techniques, inspirational ideas, and problem-solving advice you need to make and maintain a garden of any size. This bright new manual focuses on the skills you need as your garden develops, from basic techniques and simple tools to get started, to planning and design to help you create the garden you want. Beautiful photographs illustrate attractive, achievable planting designs and effects for outdoor spaces of every shape and size.

How to Grow Practically Everything

Author: Zia Allaway,Lia Leendertz

Publisher: Dk Pub

ISBN: 9781465408594

Category: Gardening

Page: 448

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Provides step-by-step instructions on how to grow almost anything, from planting herbs in pots to sowing a vegetable garden to feeding the family to creating a beautiful terraced flower garden.

RHS How to Garden

Author: N.A

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: 9781405366403

Category: Gardening

Page: 352

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Whether you're a complete novice or looking to improve your existing gardening skills, this is the complete guide on how to garden from the experts at the RHS, now with a new-look jacket.Just about to start your first ever gardening project, or looking to improve an existing plot? Whatever your level of expertise, you'll find everything you need to know in this easy-to-follow guide. From bulbs to borders, weeds to watering, pick up gardening techniques, practical basics, and simple skills which will have your garden blooming. Top tips to guide you every step of the way with clear, easy-to-follow advice and photographs. Find out the principles of good of gardening - how plants work and how to give them what they need.This is your one-stop guide to creating and enjoying a garden of your own.

The Royal Horticultural Society Encyclopedia of Plants and Flowers

Author: Christopher Brickell

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: 9781405330978

Category: Angiosperms

Page: 743

View: 7876

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A practical guide to planning, developing and nurturing a garden, from the experts at the RHSAn expert guide to growing your dream garden. Choose the plants you want for your garden, without knowing their botanical names, with over 8,000 easy-to-find entries and thousands of photographs you’ll have all the guidance you need. Draw on authoritative, expert advice from Britain’s leading horticulturists on cultivation and beating pests and diseases. Plus, create outstanding displays with a special section on how to use colour and in-depth features on the most popular plants such as lilies and hostas.A must-have for any gardener.“. . . you can’t do without it. As a reference book it is unsurpassed.” Guardian

Kitchen Gardening for Beginners

Author: Simon Akeroyd

Publisher: Dk Pub

ISBN: 9781465409614

Category: Gardening

Page: 255

View: 1951

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Presents a guide for growing fruits and vegetables, covering such topics as preparing a garden plot, eliminating weeds, treating pests and diseases, using mulch, and feeding plants for optimal growth.

Gardeners' World: First Time Veg Grower

Author: Martyn Cox

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1409071391

Category: Gardening

Page: 216

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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.

The Complete Gardener

Author: Monty Don

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780751364415

Category: Flower gardening

Page: 440

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Provides detailed, practical guidance on all aspects of organic gardening, covering the basics, design and structure, flowers, vegetables, fruit, and herbs.

Gardening Through the Year

Author: Ian Spence

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: 9780756656454

Category: Gardening

Page: 352

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Rev. ed. of: Gardening through the year / Hazel Evans.

What Plant where

Author: Roy Lancaster

Publisher: Dk Pub

ISBN: 9780789401519

Category: Gardening

Page: 256

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Recommends perennials, climbers, shrubs, conifers, and trees by their characteristics, including size, soil and sunlight requirements, seasonal features, and color

RHS Good Fruit and Veg Guide

Author: N.A

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 1405392444

Category: Gardening

Page: 560

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The ultimate guide to the best fruits and vegetables, with tips on how to grow them From runner beans to gooseberries, the experts at the RHS have selected the cream of each crop in the RHS Good Fruit and Veg Guide. Packed with 125 full-colour illustrated profiles and quick reference recommendationsto make choosing easy. Plus, get practical advice on key aspects of cultivation, such as sowing and harvesting and troubleshooting pests and diseases. With clear, easy-to-follow advice on the basic principles of growing fruits and vegetables, you can now plan your plot and choose the right seed or plants for your garden. Essential cultivation advice for grow-your-own beginners and experienced gardeners.

RHS Gardening School

Everything You Need to Know to Garden Like a Professional

Author: Simon Akeroyd,Dr Ross Bayton

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1784724750

Category: Gardening

Page: 256

View: 1376

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Keen amateur gardeners and aspiring professionals can learn from the expertise of the RHS with this handy guide. It doesn't matter if you're an old hand at gardening or just starting out, there are always things to discover and opportunities to improve, whether it's mastering a new technique or brushing up on your botany. RHS Gardening School is the perfect guide for gardeners who want to learn. Inside you'll find chapters on: Understanding plants Everyday garden care Problem solving Planting design Gardening through the year and much more. Hands-on guidance and step-by-step instructions explain topics such as pruning, pest and diseases, weed removal and caring for lawns. Expert gardeners explain the underlying principles in plain English, while clear diagrams and beautiful photographs inspire and inform. Become a better, smarter, more productive gardener with this complete guide to horticulture in one handy book.

Pruning Plant by Plant

Author: DK Publishing

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465405135

Category: Gardening

Page: 480

View: 729

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Pruning Plant By Plant is a pruning visual guide in a handy format that covers all of the most popular plants. There is clear text and an artwork for every plant that explains the reasons for pruning and the correct timing, and shows exactly where and how to cut. Formative, remedial, and regular pruning advice tells you how to look after your plants from their first year through to maturity. Detailed artwork and clear photographs show you exactly where to cut, giving gardeners of all abilities the confidence to prune with precision.

Indoor Edible Garden

Author: DK Australia

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780143769811

Category:

Page: N.A

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Want to grow your own, but have no garden? No problem! This inspirational book shows you how to grow delicious ingredients that look great and taste even better - all inside your own home. Indoor Edible Gardenis packed with stunning projects, ranging from simple windowsill planters and chic hanging displays to crates of fruiting produce, and is full of practical tips and stylish ideas for creating an indoor garden. Learn which plants and varieties are best to grow in Australian homes, how to maximise the space and light you have, and how to care for all your plants. Indoor Edible Garden will help you enjoy fresh produce all year round - all your favourite vegetables, herbs, edible flowers, and fruits.

RHS Encyclopedia of Perennials

Author: Graham Rice

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: 9781405334310

Category: Perennials

Page: 496

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RHS Encyclopedia of Perrenials is the definitive practical guide to choosing, planting and combining herbaceous perennials - an essential tool for gardeners of all levels, from the experts at the RHS. From Acaena to Zizia, an A-Z guide to over 5,000 perennials Includes the vast numbers of new perennials made available in the last 10 years. This title tells you how to choose the right perrenials for your garden with cultivation, propagation & hardiness information to help you grow them successfully, inspirational ideas for planting schemes and expert tips on how to get the best from your plants and your garden Make a perennially beautiful garden with this essential guide.

Backyard Farming: Growing Garlic

The Complete Guide to Planting, Growing, and Harvesting Garlic.

Author: Kim Pezza

Publisher: Hatherleigh Press

ISBN: 1578265096

Category: House & Home

Page: 128

View: 5178

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Your Backyard Farming Experience Begins Here! Garlic is one of the most valuable and versatile additions you can make to your garden. Backyard Farming: Growing Garlic is your expert guide to successfully tending and harvesting garlic. Delicious when fresh and effortless to cure and preserve, garlic is a great choice for homesteads and gardens. Growing Garlic is a comprehensive primer for anyone looking to add garlic to their harvest and includes detailed instructions and informative photographs that help ensure that your garlic crop is a success. Growing Garlic covers a broad range of important topics, including selecting the right variety of garlic for your wants and needs, storage and preservation methods, recognizing common pests and diseases, and incorporating garlic into your diet, among many others. With Growing Garlic, you will: • Learn when and how to plant to get the most out of your garlic crop • Utilize garlic as the perfect companion plant to improve the health of your entire garden • Learn the various methods of planting garlic, allowing you to work within your schedule and workload • Learn to harvest your garlic and prepare it for sale or personal use • Discover a variety of delicious homestead recipes ...and many more tips and tricks from experienced farmers to help you achieve success with your garlic harvest. Growing Garlic is your first big step to joining the growing movement of homemakers and homesteaders looking to make a return to a healthier, happier way of life—and it starts right in your own backyard. Backyard Farming is a series of easy-to-use guides to help urban, suburban, and rural dwellers turn their homes into homesteads. Whether planning to grow food for the family or for sale at the local farmers market, Backyard Farming provides simple instruction and essential information in a convenient reference. From the Trade Paperback edition.

No Dig Organic Home & Garden

Grow, Cook, Use, and Store Your Harvest

Author: Charles Dowding,Stephanie Hafferty

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781856233019

Category: Gardening

Page: 192

View: 4659

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No dig organic gardening saves time and work. It requires an annual dressing of compost to help accelerate the improvement in soil structure and leads to higher fertility and less weeds. No dig experts Charles Dowding and Stephanie Hafferty, explain how to set up a no dig garden, including how to: * Make compost and enrich soil * Learn skills you need to sow and grow annual and perennial veg * Harvest and prepare food year round * Make natural cosmetics, cleaning products, and garden preparations The no dig approach works as well in small spaces as in large gardens. The authors' combined experience covers methods of growing, preparing and storing the plants you grow for many uses, and includes recipes and ideas for increasing self-reliance, saving money, living sustainably, and enjoying the pleasure of growing your own food, year round. An acknowledged expert in no dig and author of a half-dozen books on the subject, Charles' advice is distilled from 35 years of growing vegetables intensively and efficiently. Stephanie, a kitchen gardener, grows in her small, productive home garden and allotment, and creates no dig gardens for restaurants and private estates. She creates delicious seasonal recipes made from the vegetables anyone can grow. She also explains how to use common plants you can grow and forage for to make handmade preparations for the home and garden.