How to Be a Good Gardener:
Creating a garden using touch, taste, smell, sight and hearing
Whether you're a complete beginner or a keen gardener, there are always times when it would help to have a reliable expert at your side. In How to be a Gardener, Alan Titchmarsh draws on his knowledge and passion for gardening, and his many years of experience, to give you a comprehensive guide that explores every aspect of your garden and how it works.

Alan starts with the basics, covering the absolute essentials that every gardener needs to know. He includes information on how plants work and what they need to survive, as well as advice on where to begin if you're a first-time gardener. Step-by-step techniques cover everything from sowing seeds and arranging plants in a border, to laying a lawn and pruning.

Alan also gives detailed advice on weeds and pests and diseases, with close-up photos to help you spot all the problems you are likely to encounter. In setting out the basic gardening principles and explaining the 'hows' and 'whys', Alan gives the novice confidence and increases the skills and understanding of more experienced gardeners, too.

With his down-to-earth approach and ability to keep things simple, Alan will guide you every step of the way to becoming a successful gardener.

Published in association with the American Horticultural Society.

Author : Alan Titchmarsh
ISBN : 159258036X
Publisher : Hylas Publishing
Sugg. Retail Price : $39.95
Available in Hardcover
Number of Pages : 571

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