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Famous gardeners, what gardening catalog lingo really means, the lowdown on snugs and snails–this reference is the green-thumbed friend that every novice gardener needs
This guide is packed with useful tips, surprising ideas, and amusing anecdotes, and is perfect for embarking on a new project, or just for inspiration on how to rejuvenate or improve an existing garden. A celebration of the wonderful and ancient art of gardening, this is also a compendium of practical tips. It includes gardening lore and history; garden games; ideas for making a garden the most impressive on the block; how to make and nurture a compost heap; when to sow a lawn; how to keep tools in pristine condition; and, advice on planning a garden to maximum effect. From allotment gardening to tending the topiary and from greenhouse to greenfly, this handy book will inspire and spur growers on to greater things.
- ISBN-13: 9781843179573
- Publisher: Michael O’Mara Books
- Publication date: 4/1/2013
- Pages: 160
- Sales rank: 1,558,630
Diana Craig is an author and editor with a particular interest in nature.