The world's most popular basic guide covers all aspects of gardening more clearly and colorfully than any other book. The famous format is crammed with clear charts, handy checklists, helpful tips, and troubleshooting advice. Start with the soil and how to improve it by draining, digging, applying dressings, and adding lime, fertilizers, and humus. Next, the section on climate and weather tells how to deal with cold, heat, rain, wind, and drought.
In he received a Guinness World Record Award as 'Britain's best-selling living author of the s'. But this book attempts to rewrite history. Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item Free delivery in the UK Read more here. Hessayon Dr David Hessayon initiated a major innovation in gardening publications in with the first of his Gardening Expert guides.
The guide to plants helps you decide which ones you want to grow, and introduces hundreds of climbers, shrubs, conifers, trees, roses, top fruit, soft fruit, annuals and biennials, rockery perennials, bulbs, herbaceous perennials, and vegetables. You also get expert advice on plant material and planting methods, tools and equipment, and cultivation techniques. It is the world's best-selling introduction to gardening.
But the world has changed and so has gardening. We still need to know the basic facts, but there are also new varieties and new techniques such as no-digging and no-weeding. Also we are much more conscious of the environment - safety, pollution, the birds and butterflies and the other wildlife which come into our garden, etc.
The Green Garden Expert sets out what you need to know in order to look after your garden. It also shows you how to care for wildlife, the environment and your own well-being.
Whether you decide upon a completely organic approach or prefer to take just a few steps along the environmentally-friendly road, The Green Garden Expert explains the options. It shows you how to choose the right plants for the right place, and how to plant and care for flowers, trees, shrubs, fruit, vegetables and wild flowers.
An all-in-one gardening book by the world's best-selling gardening author. In its pages the beginner can find the answers to all those questions and. Dominic Murphy reviews the Garden Expert author's latest foray into the green approach.
It shows you how to tackle weeds, pests and other problems, how to attract and identify birds and butterflies, and also how to avoid becoming one of the , garden casualties which occur every year. There is information on safety as well as sowing, on birds and butterflies as well as beans" - Dr Hessayon.