RHS You Will Be Able to Garden By the End of This Book


Available for Pre-order. Due April 2023.
RHS You Will Be Able to Garden By the End of This Book Author: Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: Octopus Publishing Group
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Pages: 224 Language: English ISBN: 9781784728403 Categories: , ,

The title might sound like a bold statement, but you really will be able to garden by the end of this book. Whether you are a budding botanist or just aspire to have greener fingers, this book will hold your ‘horticultural hand’ and guide you gently through the principles of gardening. Whether you have a tiny courtyard or something a bit bigger, this book will share everything you need to know to create your own patch of horticultural heaven. With 12 easy-to-follow chapters that explore all the basics of successful, stress-free gardening including assessing and designing your garden, how to grow fruit and vegetables, plant maintenance, propagation, lawns and container garden. The 15 step-by-step techniques will teach you how to sow seeds, prune shrubs, cut a hedge, mow a lawn and even how to design your own outside space, plus so much more. Just as important, the book explains how to garden sustainably and encourage wildlife, so that you can make informed decisions when it comes to creating and maintaining your garden.

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Author Biography

Simon Akeroyd has written over 30 gardening books, including RHS Gardener's Quiz & Puzzle Book and the bestselling RHS Allotment Handbook & Planner (both published by Mitchell Beazley). Simon's most recent book is RHS 50 Ways to Outsmart a Squirrel & Other Garden Pests. He writes for national garden and lifestyle magazines and as producer and journalist for the BBC. Simon was previously Gardens' Manager for the National Trust (with properties that include Agatha Christie's Greenway, Coleton Fishacre, Compton Castle, Bradley Manor and Polesden Lacey). He was also Garden Manager for the Royal Horticultural Society including Harlow Carr and RHS Garden Wisley. Apart from gardening he is also a keen beekeeper.