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The Ultimate Book of Small Gardens

Handbook / ManualOut of Print

By: Graham Rice

288 pages, 250 col illus


Hardback | Mar 2004 | #145965 | ISBN: 1844031500
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About this book

The definitive guide to planning, planting and maintaining a small garden. Covering design, hard landscaping, essential plants, fruit and vegetables, pests, diseases and common problems faced by those contending with limited space, this book provides all the answers and will help transform even the smallest garden into a little piece of Eden.


Making the most of a small space; You and your needs; The garden to-be; The pre-existing garden; The practicalities; Tools; Soil improvers and fertilisers; Techniques; Preventing problems; Structural features; Hedge, wall or fence?; Paths and driveways; Patios and seating areas; The lawn; Beds and borders; Garden Styles; Stocking the garden; Plants for purposes; Vegetables and fruits; Pests and diseases.

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Graham Rice trained at Kew and is an award winning horticultural author. He writes regularly in BBC Gardeners' World magazine and Gardens Illustrated, and is Gardening Correspondent for the Evening Standard. He has written many books and has won awards for his writing on both sides of the Atlantic. He is a member of a number of Royal Horticultural Society committees and divides his time between Northamptonshire and Pennsylvania.

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