The most comprehensive and informative garden book around, the Collins Complete Garden Manual covers all aspects of gardening, from planning and design to selecting plants to garden maintenance.This is truly the only garden book you’ll ever need.
A paperback edition of the bestselling Collins Complete Garden Manual, featuring a stunning new jacket design.
Part I: Garden Planning and Design – David Stevens
Includes complete garden plans, garden features, design advice for problem sites, plant selector charts.
Part II: Choosing Plants – Anne Swithinbank
Includes ornamental trees, shrubs for flower and foliage, climbing plants, roses, conifers, garden flowers, alpines and rock plants, water plants, plants for containers, houseplant guide, greenhouse and conservatory plant guide, wildlife gardening, children’s gardening.
Part II: Gardening in Practice – Sue Phillips
Includes choosing tools for every task, guide to garden soil, guide to feeding plants, guide to lawn care, the flower garden, greenhouse gardening guide, water gardens, guide to pruning, growing in containers, watering, how to raise new plants, composting, problem-solving, pests & termites.
Part IV: The Kitchen Garden Planner – Andi Clevely
Includes herbs, vegetables, fruit, variety guides.
Part V: Gardener’s Calendar – Adam Pasco
Includes month-by-month guide, plants of the month, at-a-glance garden care calendars.
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“This must be one of the top step-by-step gardening reference books of all time.”
- Ireland’s Homes, Interiors & Living magazine
'Collins Complete Garden Manual' is the only gardening book you’ll ever need – it covers everything in the garden from planning and design to choosing plants and using tools.
It also includes special sections on the kitchen garden (fruit, vegetables and herbs) and a gardener’s calendar, which takes a month-by-month look at the garden.
THE TOP TV CONTRIBUTORS:
• David Stevens writes on Garden Planning and Design.
• Anne Swithinbank writes on Best Plants for Every Site.
• Sue Philips writes on Gardening in Practice.
• Andi Cleverly writes on The Kitchen Garden.
• Adam Pasco writes on The Gardener’s calendar.
• Comprehensive, with a friendly writing style and full of inspiring ideas.
• Over 800 colour illustrations, man commissioned specially for the book.
Adam Pasco is one of the UK’s most highly regarded gardening journalists. Having been at the inception of 'Garden Answers' magazine, he went on to establish the market leader ' BBC Gardener’s World Magazine', which he has edited for the last five years. He also writes a weekly column for the 'Daily Telegraph' and appears regularly on TV.
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Book Description Collins, London, 2004. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. 0007191847 Felt pen line on bottom page edges, otherwise in fine condition. 336 pages. Numerous color illustrations. U.S. orders are shipped from Lewiston, NY location. Bookseller Inventory # 018537