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RHS Encyclopedia of Gardening Techniques: A Step-by-Step Guide to Key Skills for Every Gardener

Handbook / ManualOut of Print

By: The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) (Author)

480 pages, 1600 colour illustrations and 100 colour photographs

Mitchell Beazley

Paperback | Oct 2012 | #200294 | ISBN-13: 9781845337322
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About this book

This step-by-step guide to essential Royal Horticultural Society gardening practice is a must-have reference showing modern methods to a new generation of gardeners. Compiled by leading RHS specialists in every area of gardening, the book contains a vast amount of expert information clearly demonstrating the tried-and-tested techniques honed by the world's leading gardening authority. Using more than 1,600 artworks in more than 400 step-by-step sequences, the book covers every aspect of gardening from pruning to sowing, watering to feeding, and propagating to planting. Covering all plants including trees, flowers, shrubs, climbers, lawns, vegetables, fruit and herbs, it shows how to create water features and patios, and add lighting. It also includes organic techniques, recycling and how to treat pests and diseases. The wealth of practical information makes this book an essential purchase for both professional and amateur gardeners.


Contents

1 GARDENING BASICS
2 WILDLIFE GARDENING
3 GROWING ORNAMENTALS
4 LAWNS
5 GROWING VEGETABLES
6 GROWING FRUIT
7 WATER GARDENING
8 CONTAINER GARDENING
9 GARDENING UNDER GLASS
10 PROPAGATING

Glossary
Index
Acknowledgments


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Biography

The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK's leading gardening charity dedicated to advancing horticulture and promoting good gardening. Its charitable work includes providing expert advice and information, training the next generation of gardeners, creating hands-on opportunities for children to grow plants and conducting research into plants, pests and environmental issues affecting gardeners. For more information visit www.rhs.org.uk

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