Gardening Through the Year in Australia - Ian Spence new softcover book RHS
RHS GARDENING THROUGH THE YEAR IN AUSTRALIA
by IAN SPENCE
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Large new softcover book, 384 pages published 2010 by DK Books in association with The Royal Horticultural Society RHS
Successful gardening depends on timing - knowing what to do and when to do it. Get ahead in your garden with this authoritative and easy-to-use gardener's companion to the horticultural year. Features more than 1300 seasonal tasks for every part of your garden, including at-a-glance checklists of monthly jobs plus invaluable 'Get Ahead' and 'Last Chance' features to make the best use of your time.
Inspirational DIY projects for every month - from creating a small pond feature to making a cold frame - help you upgrade your garden or make maintenance easier.
Sumptuously illustrated with over 1000 glorious photographs, including a gallery of star plants, plus expert advice on cultivation.
This book has been developed in conjunction with the Royal Horticultural Society in England and completely adapted to suit the Australian landscape. Whatever the season, Gardening Through the Year in Australia is one book that no gardener should be without. This authoritative and accessible reference book is your infallible guide to a full 12 months of horticultural tasks.
Easy to Use, clearly laid out and completely practical in approach, Gardening Through the Year in Australia is designed to ensure you make the very best use of your time. As well as specific monthly tasks for every part of the garden there are at-a-glance checklists, expert plant advice and tips on organization including 'Get Ahead' and 'Is it Too Late?' Highly Illustrated with more than 1,000 full-colour photographs of star plants for each month, step-by-step photographic sequences of garden projects and illustrated tasks, this is the garden reference that not only tells you what to do when but also shows you how to do it. To help you upgrade your garden or make maintenance easier there is a DIY project suggestion for every month, each of which has been tried and tested to guarantee success. Good gardening depends on timing - when to plant and when to prune, when to feed and when to water, when to build and when to maintain. Whatever your level of gardening expertise, let expert gardener Ian Spence be your trusted guide through 12 months of satisfying and successful gardening.
About the author
Ian Spence was right-hand man to BBC Gardeners' World presenter Geoff Hamilton. As head gardener at Barnsdale in Rutland, England, Ian prepared weekly projects for the Gardeners' World TV programme, and today he continues to demonstrate many gardening techniques for BBC Gardeners' World Magazine.
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